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Cristiano Ronaldo scores first Serie A goal for Juventus

Cristiano Ronaldo scores first Serie A goal for Juventus

Ronaldo Sr struggled to hit the ground running in Turin - failing to score in his first three matches - but broke his duck against Sassuolo in Serie A on Sunday. Ronaldo doubled his tally shortly after in the Bianconeri's victory on Sunday.

"I expect nothing more, and nothing less than what he did in the first three games". It's @juventusfcen 1 - @SassuoloUS 0.

Former Liverpool star Emre Can provided the assist that gave Cristiano Ronaldo the chance to score the second goal for Juventus in the 65th minute.

Ronaldo signed with Juventus on July 10, with the five-time Ballon d'Or victor joining the Italian club on a four-year deal worth at least $340 million.

More news: Florence punishes Carolinas with torrential rain, flooding; six dead

The visitors set up a nervous final few minutes when Khouma Babacar nodded home from close range, while Douglas Costa was sent off for an off-the-ball incident.

Juventus, who are seeking a record-extending eighth successive Serie A title, are the only team in the division still with a flawless record.

Douglas Costa could face a lengthy ban after he was sent off for appearing to spit in the mouth of Federico Di Francesco.

The Brazil worldwide then appeared to spit directly into Di Francesco's mouth from point blank range and aimed a headbutt at his opponent.


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