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Ronaldo back in form as Juventus beats 10-man Lecce 4-0

Cristiano Ronaldo is back in form. He set up two goals and converted a penalty to help Juventus beat 10-man Lecce 4-0 on Friday and boost its chances of claiming a record-extending ninth successive Serie A title. Ronaldo had struggled since soccer resumed in Italy, but his return to form pushed Juventus seven points clear […]

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Serie A restart depends on contagion curve: Sports Minister

Serie A’s hopes of restarting after the novel coronavirus stoppage will depend on the progress of the contagion curve in the next few days, Italy’s Sports Minister Vincenzo Spadafora said on Tuesday. The Italian league has been suspended since March 9 and hopes to start in mid-June but is still waiting for government approval. Deaths […]

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When coronavirus left this footballer struggling for breath…

Juventus forward Paulo Dybala, one of the highest-profile players to be infected with the coronavirus, has started training again after recovering from the illness which he said left him struggling for breath. Dybala is one of three players at Juventus who have tested positive for the virus alongside defender Daniele Rugani and midfielder Blaise Matuidi, […]

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Ronaldo scores for ninth game in row as penalty double lifts Juve

Cristiano Ronaldo stretched his scoring streak to nine consecutive league games with a penalty double as Serie A leaders Juventus bounced back from their defeat to Napoli with a 3-0 win over Fiorentina whose owner said Sunday’s result left him feeling “disgusted”. Lazio moved second, five points behind the reigning champions after Serie A top […]

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Ronaldo sends Juventus to the top

He extended his goal-scoring streak to six league games Cristiano Ronaldo stretched his goal-scoring streak to six consecutive league games as Juventus took top spot in Serie A on Sunday with a 2-1 win at Roma, whose defeat was made worse by the cruciate ligament injury of rising star Nicolo Zaniolo. Juventus moves two points […]