Juventus vs Torino: Ronaldo settles derby with free kick and assist

Juventus vs Torino: Cristiano Ronaldo settles derby with free kick and assist

Juventus vs Torino (4-1): Juventus is a little closer to their ninth title in a row. His victory in the Turin derby against Torino (4-1) already gives him seven points of advantage against a Lazio that, yes, must still play tonight against Milan.

The Turin derby was marked by the record of Gianluigi Buffon. The incombustible Juventus goalkeeper pulverized Paolo Maldini’s mark and reached 648 games in Serie A, becoming the player with the most matches played in the history of the Italian league.

Miralem Pjanic was also in the starting eleven of Juve. The new signing of FC Barcelona started again to direct the operations of his team. The Bosnian adds a full title after the break (6), reaffirming his good moment of form and that he is a fundamental piece in the schemes of Maurizio Sarri.

Dybala opens the meeting

Juventus took very little time to open the scoring. Barely two minutes into the game; Paulo Dybala unleashed his magic to overtake Juventus with a spectacular goal. The Argentine received the ball, raffled his own markers with cutouts; and accommodated the ball to the far post making Sirigu’s stretch useless.

Juventus dominance at the start of the match was indisputable; although as the minutes passed the Torino tried to react through the nonconformity of Verdi and Belotti. Before the half-hour of the game, but when Moreno Longo’s footballers were most visible in the attack.

Dylaba gave up for the career of Cristiano Ronaldo, who led a manual counterattack. The Portuguese stood in front of the area, rolled and gave his right to Cuadrado; who after analyzing the situation cut Lyanco and shot Sirigu with a powerful cross-shot.

Juventus vs Torino: Ronaldo settles derby with free kick and assistal

Everything seemed under control, but already in the first half discount came the ‘Toro’ goal. De Ligt deflected a shot with his hand and the referee, at the request of the VAR, decided to signal a controversial maximum penalty. Belotti, assuming gallons, did not fail and put Torino back in the game.

Juventus vs Torino: Second Half

The visiting team came out strong in the second half and put Juventus on the spot. The local domain was ruined by the push of Torino, which looked vehemently for the tie. In fact, he was about to get it, since the referee canceled a goal for Verdi in the 51st minute due to a previous offside by Belotti.

Looking for a revulsion, Sarri entered Douglas Costa, who in the first that almost touched the mark. The Brazilian was close to seeing goal again, but the one who did was Cristiano Ronaldo, who took his team out of the jam by converting a free kick in the 61st minute.

The third of Juve deactivated Torino and left the Turin derby seen for sentencing. Djidji, in an unfortunate action, scored a goal in his own door and closed the rout of a more leading Juventus.

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