Juventus 3-0 Spezia: Cristiano Ronaldo hits 20th Serie A goal of the season in convincing win as Federico Chiesa and Alvaro Morata strikes help close gap on Milan rivals and keep slim title hopes alive
- Juventus pulled off a dominant victory over 15th placed Spezia on Tuesday
- Cristiano Ronaldo hit the 20-goal landmark in Serie A this season
- The former Real Madrid man tops the scoring chart and is two ahead of Lukaku
- Federico Chiesa and Alvaro Morata also scored to keep Juve’s title hopes alive
Cristiano Ronaldo marked his 600th league appearance with his 20th Serie A goal of the season as Juventus beat Spezia 3-0 on Tuesday to move within three points of second-placed AC Milan.
The Portuguese guided in his side’s third goal late on after Alvaro Morata and Federico Chiesa struck earlier in the second half to put Andrea Pirlo’s side in a commanding position.
Morata had put Juve ahead in the 62nd minute before Chiesa wrapped up the three points just moments later at the Allianz Stadium against 15th-placed Spezia.
Cristiano Ronaldo wrapped up the 3-0 victory for Juventus over Spezia on Tuesday night
Federico Chiesa sealed the three points for Juventus against Spezia after netting on 71 minutes
Ronaldo, who also hit the post with an effort in the first half, becomes the first player to score at least 20 goals in each of the last 12 seasons in Europe’s top five leagues.
The win leaves Juve third with 49 points from 24 games behind Milan on 52 and leaders Inter with 56, both of whom are in action this week against Udinese and Parma respectively.
Up next for Juventus, they host Lazio on Saturday evening in Serie A.
Alvaro Morata put the Italian giants ahead nine minutes earlier in what had been a tight affair
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