Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice as Juventus returned to successful methods with a 3-0 dwelling victory over backside membership Crotone to maintain Andrea Pirlo’s crew within the Serie A title race.
Juventus had been underneath scrutiny after defeat to Napoli had been adopted by a Champions League loss against Porto, however the defending champions coasted to a snug success to maneuver as much as third within the desk.
Pirlo’s facet are eight factors behind leaders Inter Milan however they do have a recreation in hand.
The hosts dominated nearly all of the primary half however needed to wait till the thirty eighth minute to make the breakthrough, with Ronaldo heading dwelling an Alex Sandro cross.
The 5-time Ballon d’or winner doubled the lead earlier than half-time, this time powering dwelling a header after Aaron Ramsey had put the ball into the field.
Weston McKennie added a 3rd aim from shut vary after 66 minutes after Crotone didn’t clear a nook.
La Liga: Sevilla climb to 3rd
Sevilla are as much as third in La Liga after a 2-0 win at Osasuna.
Goals in every half from Santos Silva and Luuk de Jong sealed a sixth straight league victory and moved Sevilla to inside seven factors of prime-of-the-desk Atletico Madrid.