Ronaldo double pulls Juventus clear as Inter stalled in Lecce | The Guardian Nigeria News


Juventus’ Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo (C) challenges Parma’s Italian defender Simone Iacoponi (L) during the Italian Serie A football match Juventus vs Parma on January 19, 2020 at the Juventus stadium in Turin. (Photo by Marco Bertorello / AFP)

Cristiano Ronaldo struck twice as Juventus beat Parma 2-1 to pull four points clear of Inter Milan at the top of the Serie A table on Sunday. Inter’s title push hit another stumbling block after a 1-1 draw at lowly Lecce while Ante Rebic fired city rivals AC Milan to a last gasp 3-2 win over Udinese.

Ronaldo broke through just before the break, to score in a seventh consecutive league game, and almost set up a second just after for Aaron Ramsey, but the Welsh international rattled the post.

Andreas Cornelius scored with a towering header to get seventh-placed Parma back level ten minutes after the break.But the visitors hardly had time to celebrate when Ronaldo broke through again after latching onto a Paulo Dybala cross for…

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