Juventus sets records in 2-1 win over Sampdoria

Football 28 December 2018 17:25 GMT

Juventus broke the record for most points in the first half of the season managing 53 points while Cristiano Ronaldo’s double made him the top goalscoring Portuguese in a season.

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Cristiano Ronaldo strike on the second minute but was pegged back from the spot from a harsh penalty that Fabio Quagliarella turned in on 37 minutes.

Juventus to be awarded a controversial penalty on 65 minutes and the Portuguese forward finished off but the drama was set late on as Riccardo Saponara equaliser was chalked in added time for an offside.

Massimiliano Allegri:Today was a good victory, it was important to close well, it was not a simple race against Sampdoria.We went a bit ‘in confusion, then in the second half we had We got nervous and this means that we still have things to improve, and after their goal we had to stay calm and continue, luckily on the last action there was the offside “. He was quoted by Corriere Dello Sport

“What is Allegri’s expectation since 2019 ?” We have the feeling that the Champions League will come with Ronaldo.– emphasizes the technician -. But to win it you have to get well to the competition. Now let’s think about the Italian Cup. Until December we did well, but what matters is doing well from January onwards. In the league it takes regularity to get to the bottom. In the Champions League they are different, dry matches “.

Cristiano Ronaldo:  ” the team is doing very well, we have worked well making a nice first round but there is still the whole second round and we have to work “.


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