Juventus Thrash Lecce To Extend Lead At The Top


Juventus stretch their lead in the Serie A table with a comfortable 4-0 thrashing of 10-man Lecce 4-0 on Friday night.

The win piles pressure on second-placed Lazio who will welcome Fiorentina on Saturday.

Paulo Dybala, Cristiano Ronaldo, Gonzalo Higuian and Matthijs de Ligt were the scorers for Juventus.

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After holding out for a large part of the first half, Lecce were reduced to 10 men after Fabio Lucioni was shown a straight red card.

Juventus took advantage of the sending off and went 1-0 on 53 minutes through Dybala.

They doubled their lead in the 62nd minute after Ronaldo converted from the penalty spot.

With seven minutes remaining in the game Higuain made it 3-0 before de Ligt added the fourth goal on 85 minutes.

The win took Juve’s tally in the league table to 69 points after 28 games played, seven points ahead…

Source: Complete Sports