Portuguese star Cristiano Ronaldo continued his distinguished scoring record against Verona, scoring a goal in Juventus' 1-1 draw with its host Verona on Saturday night in the 24th round of the Italian football league, which today also saw Bologna win 2-0 at Lazio.
Today, Ronaldo played his third match against Verona since the player wore the Juventus shirt.
Ronaldo scored against Verona in each of the two previous matches last season, as the two teams exchanged victory at their stadiums with the same score 2-1, while Ronaldo missed the first match between the two teams of the current season, which ended in a 1-1 draw on October 25, due to his injury. With the emerging corona virus.
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On his return to the match against Verona through today's match, Ronaldo scored for the third time in three matches to raise his score to 19 goals in the top scorer for Calcio, two goals ahead of Inter's striker Roilo Lukaku.
Juventus raised its score to 46 points in third place, 3 points behind Milan and 7 points behind leaders Inter Milan.
Verona raised his score to 35 points, to advance to eighth place on goal difference only against Sassuolo.
The first half ended with a goalless draw, then Ronaldo took the lead with Juventus in the 49th minute, and Antonin Barak tied for Verona in the 78th minute.
Bologna punished guests Lazio for wasting an early penalty kick in the match, beating them 2-0 earlier on Saturday.
Bologna jumped to the center of the competition table after winning a precious 2-0 victory over Lazio, while Lazio suffered a second defeat in their last three matches in the competition this season.
Shiro Immobili missed a penalty kick for Lazio in the 17th minute, and the team was punished for wasting this opportunity to advance at its host, as Lazio conceded twice by Brahima Mbaye and Nicolas Sansoni in the 19 and 65 minutes.
Bologna raised its tally to 28 points to jump to eleventh place, and Lazio's balance stuck at 43 points in sixth place.