Ronaldo won Juve with a penalty, pressing the sarcasm



Bologna, Italy  Cristiano Ronaldo brought in a first-half penalty when leaders Juventus resumed their campaign in Monday's 2-0 win at Bologna, with coach Maurice Sarry extending some pressure.


After missing a spot-kick in the Coppa Italia match against AC Milan 10 days ago, Ronaldo made no mistake in the 23rd minute and Paulo Diabala gave Turin a comfortable victory before halftime.

Juventus, with 66 points in 27 games and chasing their ninth consecutive title, have a four-point lead over Atlanta on Wednesday against Lazio. Bologna 10th Pass.

Juve was unable to score in the two Coppa Italia games after the new Coronavirus stopped, questioning Sarri with a penalty loss to Napoli in Wednesday's final, which he used in his first season. Club.

However, there is no question about the Juventus defense, which has kept a fourth straight clean sheet in all competitions.

"I think there's been a lot of talk. We have to react and respond to this tonight," defender Leonardo Bonucci said.

"It's common to talk about what happened after the defeat, especially in the final. We discussed and found a plan, which looks like it is today."

After fielding Ronaldo in an unknown center-forward role against Napoli, Surry returned the Portuguese to their comfortable position.

Juve made the breakthrough when Stefano Dansville grabbed Mathis de Ligt's shirt in a corner and Ronaldo accidentally scored his 22nd league goal of the season.

Federico Bernardeski's brilliant backhaul was second to Dybala, who scored on an unstoppable shot beyond goalkeeper Lukaszk Skarpsky.

Bernardeski hit a crossbar and Ronaldo scored another goal in the second half.

Juve's only disappointment was an injury to defender Matia de Siglio and in the end, he was replaced by Danilo's red card after being quickly booked twice.

“We know Juve will be offended,” said Bologna coach Sinisa Mihajlovic. "It's almost impossible for him to slip three games in a row."

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