Cristiano Ronaldo reaches 100 goals for Juventus in crucial win at Sassuolo
Juventus earned an important away win against Sassuolo. This win helps Juventus to keep their hope alive to finish the top four. Cristiano Ronaldo scored his 100th goal for Juventus. Dybala also reached his 100th goal in this match. Juventus finished the match with a scoreline of 3-1 against Sassuolo on Wednesday.
This result did not come so easily. Juventus’s returning goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon saved an early penalty. After that Rabiot, Ronaldo and Dybala scored to give their team 3 points. Depend on this Juventus stayed in the number 5 position. Still, they are 2 points behind to reach the top four spot.
About the Match
Buffon announced that he is leaving the club after this season, has still brilliant reflexes. He brilliantly saved the spot-kick of Domenico Berardi’s. Buffon is replaced by Juventus’s first goal keeper Wojciech Szczesny.
For Juventus, chances were coming but they could not convert it to goals. But as a fruitful Rabiot scored the oper for the home side at 28th minute. Ronaldo scored the goal just before halftime and gave Juve a comfortable 2-0 margin before going to the dressing room.
Sassuolo continued to do everything but score. Giacomo Raspadori finally beat Buffon at 60th minute.
Dybala also reached the milestone of century goals just six minutes later. It secured the win of Juventus. It kept the pressure on their rivals Atalanta, AC Milan, Napoli who won their matches of the last round. Everyone now has only two games left in their hand.
But for Juve, with the pressure mounting on coach Andrea Pirlo after a meek surrender in a 3-0 loss to Milan at the weekend, they needed not to drop more points.
“It was important to win tonight, we were so poor in the match with Milan,” Rabiot told DAZN. “We wanted to do more, we suffered but the attitude was the right one.
“We are all angry, Juve must do better. Our players must try to win the last two games and see what happens.”