Cristiano Ronaldo was yet again on target as he helped Juventus register a dominant victory in their first match of the new campaign.
Juventus cruised past Sampdoria beating them 3-0 in their opening match of the 2020/21 Serie A season.
Cristiano Ronaldo was once again the difference maker as he scored one and set up another to ensure a bright start for new boss Andrea Pirlo.
Juve hit the ground running early in the match courtesy of Ronaldo, whose surge towards the opposition box led to Dejan Kulusevski grabbing a debut opener inside the first thirteen minutes.
The Portuguese ace himself got on the scoresheet in the dying minutes of the match as he drilled the ball into the back of the net with a right-footed shot.
Here are some of Ronaldo’s statistics worth noting from the match:
10 – CR7 took 10 shots in the match, most by a player in a single game in Europe’s top five leagues this season.
19 – CR7 has now scored in 19 consecutive top-flight seasons.
20 – Ronaldo now has 20 goals in his last 22 Serie A matches
28 – Ronaldo has now found the back of the net 20 times in 27 matches for club and country in 2020.
66 – The goal against Sampdoria was his 66th one in a Juventus shirt
639 – He scored his 639th goal in his club career against Sampdoria
740 – Ronaldo has now scored 740 official goals in his career.