Juventus vs. Sassuolo - Football Match Report

Juventus vs. Sassuolo - Football Match Report

It's @juventusfcen 1 - @SassuoloUS 0.

Portugal global Cristiano Ronaldo on Sunday, September 16, scored his first goal for Italian champions Juventus in their 2-1 win over visiting Sassuolo.

Ronaldo, goalless in his first three games since his move from Real Madrid, tapped in shortly after half-time.

Maximilliano Allegri's plan was for Juve to play with width and get as many crosses into Ronaldo as possible.

Costa elbowed, headbutted and spat in the face of Federico Di Francesco in the closing stages of a game in which Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice to give Juventus the lead.

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The Brazilian escaped with a booking for elbowing and then head-butting his rival as they tangled before the Sassuolo goal but was then sent off after video cameras caught him spitting at the same player in another altercation.

Substitute Khouma Babacar pulled one back for Sassuolo in the final 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.

Bolstered by five-time victor Ronaldo, Juventus begin their quest for the Champions League title which has eluded them in two decades in Valencia next Wednesday.

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