Juventus and Cristiano Ronaldo wrap up the Serie A title after Fiorentina clash


Juventus have wrapped up the Serie A title with a win against Fiorentina.

The Old Lady have dominated Italian football since the turn of the decade and secured their eighth consecutive 'Scudetto' at the Allianz Stadium on Saturday afternoon.

Having essentially led the championship from gun to tape, Juventus didn't make life easy for themselves in their potentially league-winning fixture.

Fiorentina did their best to spoil the party by taking an early lead in Turin; Nikola Milenkovic smashing the ball into an open net after defensive confusion in the opening minutes.

As a result, it looked as though Juventus would do their best Paris Saint-Germain impression and fail to wrap up a league win that looked somewhat inevitable.

Juventus crowned champions

However, it seems Juventus have a little more composure under pressure and soon steadied the ship when Alex Sandro equalised after the half-hour mark.

It then got even better for Juventus after the break and it was their star man Cristiano Ronaldo who turned provider, instigating an own goal from German Pezzella.

There was to be no more goals for the Old Lady on the day, nor a fitting goal from Ronaldo but it was enough for them to secure yet another Scudetto.


Juventus' domestic dominance

Victory for Juventus means that Ronaldo has now won a league title in three separate European league, having also captured the Premier League and La Liga crowns.

One of the biggest reasons for Italy move was to find a new challenge and although he hasn't been able to bring European success, the Portuguese has extended their domestic domination.

Even a draw would have been enough for Juventus to secure the title, having amassed an unassailable 20-point lead over their nearest challengers Napoli.

After seeing out the game with Fiorentina, their record stands at an impressive 28 victories, three draws and just two defeats (coming against Genoa and SPAL).

As far as Ronaldo is concerned, the critics will say that Juventus would have won the title anyway and the forward has a race on his hands for the Golden Boot. 


Surprisingly, his tally of 19 goals currently sees him residing in third place with Duvan Zapata, Krzysztof Piatek and Fabio Quagliarella all boasting better records.

For the time being, though, Ronaldo will be enjoying his moment of history and he has become the first player to win Europe's three biggest leagues.

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