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Juventus beating Sassuolo 3-0

  • 11 February 2019
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Juventus prolonged their lead at the top of Serie A to eleven points after beating Sassuolo 3-0 courtesy of goals from Sami Khedira, Cristiano Ronaldo and Emre Can.
The champions recovered from a chaotic 3-3 draw at home in opposition to Parma with a simple victory and a more composed overall performance at MAPEI Stadium on Sunday.
Khedira scored his 2nd purpose of the season in the 23rd minute to put Juve in the front and dedicated shows from Blaise Matuidi and Federico Bernardeschi ensured Massimiliano Allegri's guys did not pass over Paulo Dybala, who was once named on the bench after he stormed off the touchline in opposition to Parma.
Ronaldo's 18th league aim of the season and a late strike from Can made positive of the Bianconeri's first victory in three suits throughout all competitions, coming a day after second-placed Napoli were held to a draw with the aid of Fiorentina to make a profitable title defence seem all the greater likely.
Juve were given an early scare when Filip Djuricic used to be allowed a clear run into the box where Wojciech Szczesny brought him down, however the referee judged that the goalkeeper's venture used to be prison after consulting VAR.
Szczesny made a top retailer to deny Manuel Locatelli's rising power from 20 yards earlier than the visitors took the lead with their first clear danger of the game.
Ronaldo pounced on a terrible clearance by Sassuolo keeper Andrea Consigli and began a cross that saw his shot from the part of the field saved earlier than Khedira slotted home the rebound.
Khedira headed narrowly extensive on the cusp of half-time and Ronaldo had the ball in the net six minutes into the 2d half of but an offside flag was effectively raised in opposition to him.
Sassuolo captain Domenico Berardi ignored an open intention from 35 yards when Szczesny fluffed his traces at a clearance, shortly earlier than Khedira failed to turn the ball over the line when Mario Mandzukic presented him with a golden danger simply after the hour mark.
Ronaldo rose to meet Miralem Pjanic's nook in the 70th minute, beating Consigli to the ball and sending a glancing header into the some distance corner.
Can got here on for Matuidi and within a minute he made it 3-0, latching onto Ronaldo's unselfish ball throughout the area of the Sassuolo container and sliding home a low, angled shot to wrap up a blissful win.


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