Sport news Cristiano Ronaldo scores TWO headers - including trademark hanging leap - with Weston McKennie also on target as Juventus move up to third place in Serie A with comfortable win over Crotone Metinews.com

MetiNews.Com - JUVENTUS 3-0 CROTONE: Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice as Juventus strolled to a 3-0 home win over bottom side Crotone in Serie A, with the victory taking the champions up to third.

Sport news Cristiano Ronaldo scores TWO headers - including trademark hanging leap - with Weston McKennie also on target as Juventus move up to third place in Serie A with comfortable win over Crotone Metinews.com

MetiNews.Com - JUVENTUS 3-0 CROTONE: Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice as Juventus strolled to a 3-0 home win over bottom side Crotone in Serie A, with the victory taking the champions up to third.

Sport news  Cristiano Ronaldo scores TWO headers - including trademark hanging leap - with Weston McKennie also on target as Juventus move up to third place in Serie A with comfortable win over Crotone Metinews.com
23 February 2021 - 00:00

Breaking News ! Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice as Juventus strolled to a 3-0 home win over bottom side Crotone in Serie A on Monday, with the victory taking the champions up to third in the standings.Juve were slow to get going, but their ever-reliable talisman arrived to meet an Alex Sandro cross in the 38th minute to give Andrea Pirlo's side the lead.The Portugal forward looked hungry for more and another bullet header in first-half stoppage time doubled the lead, taking him back to the top of the league's scoring charts on 18 goals, one ahead of Inter Milan's Romelu Lukaku. Cristiano Ronaldo scored a brace as Juventus secured a 3-0 victory at home to Crotone Ronaldo celebrates his second goal with Dejan Kulusevski (left) and Merih Demiral (right) The Portuguese star opened the scoring for Juventus with a superb header in the 38th minute RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next Juventus 'are hoping to extend Alvaro Morata's loan from... Arsene Wenger claims Barcelona and Juventus are still... Juventus confirm captain Giorgio Chiellini has NOT suffered... Juventus boss Andrea Pirlo reveals Alvaro Morata 'felt... Share this article Share MATCH FACTS Juventus: Buffon, Danilo, Demiral, De Ligt, Alex Sandro (Frabotta 86), Chiesa (Di Pardo 86), McKennie, Bentancur (Fagioli 70), Ramsey (Bernadeschi 76), Kulusevski (Morata 76), RonaldoSubs: Szczesny, Pinsoglio, Dragusin, PeetersGoals: Ronaldo 38, 45, McKennie 66 Booked: Danilo, Ramsey, Frabotta Crotone: Cordaz, Magallan, Golemic, Luperto (Marrone 46), Pereira, Messias, Molina (Zanelatto 71), Vulic, Reca (Rispoli 67), Di Carmine (Riviere 77), Ounas (Nwankwo 72)Subs: Cigarini, Dragus, D'Aprile, Petriccione, Crespi, Festa, HenriqueBooked: Marroneadverts.addToArray({"pos":"mpu_factbox"})Advertisement The 36-year-old Ronaldo had chances to complete a hat-trick but it was Weston McKennie who added the third.The American midfielder hammered home his fourth Serie A goal of the season in the 66th minute.A first win in four matches in all competitions ensured Juve climbed from sixth to third in the table.They moved onto 45 points, eight behind leaders Inter, who beat rivals AC Milan on Sunday afternoon, with a game in hand.'The desire we have to return to the top makes me feel comfortable,' Pirlo said at full time.

.'When we have more players free from injury I will have more choice and this also makes me feel comfortable.'We know that Inter are a great team and we know we have to fight (to win the title).'Crotone remain rooted to the foot of the table with 12 points from 23 games, eight points from the safety zone.Aaron Ramsey thought he had given Juve the lead with a looping header only to see the ball hit the bar before Ronaldo showed him how it is done with two expertly-taken headers.  Ronaldo scored both his and Juventus' second goal with another header just before half time Weston McKennie was also on the scoresheet as Juventus moved up to third place in Serie A McKennie scored in the 66th minute as he put Juventus 3-0 up against struggling Crotone The comfortable victory against Crotone saw Andrea Pirlo's side move up third in Serie ARonaldo's goals mean Crotone are the 78th different team he has scored against in Europe's top five leagues. Only Zlatan Ibrahimovic has scored against more sides since 2000. A glaring miss at the end of the half showed Ronaldo is only human, before two fine saves by Alex Cordaz after the break denied the Portuguese another hat-trick.McKennie's close-range finish put the game beyond doubt, but league-leading scorer Ronaldo tried everything he could until the last minute to add more to his tally.  RELATED ARTICLES Previous 1 Next Juventus 'are hoping to extend Alvaro Morata's loan from... Arsene Wenger claims Barcelona and Juventus are still... Juventus confirm captain Giorgio Chiellini has NOT suffered... Juventus boss Andrea Pirlo reveals Alvaro Morata 'felt... Share this article Share

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Sport news Cristiano Ronaldo scores TWO headers - including trademark hanging leap - with Weston McKennie also on target as Juventus move up to third place in Serie A with comfortable win over Crotone Metinews.com


Sport news Cristiano Ronaldo scores TWO headers - including trademark hanging leap - with Weston McKennie also on target as Juventus move up to third place in Serie A with comfortable win over Crotone Metinews.com


Sport news Cristiano Ronaldo scores TWO headers - including trademark hanging leap - with Weston McKennie also on target as Juventus move up to third place in Serie A with comfortable win over Crotone Metinews.com


Sport news Cristiano Ronaldo scores TWO headers - including trademark hanging leap - with Weston McKennie also on target as Juventus move up to third place in Serie A with comfortable win over Crotone Metinews.com

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