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Cristiano Ronaldo keeps scoring as Juventus soar 11 points clear in Serie A

Cristiano Ronaldo headed in his 18th league goal this season as Juventus bounced back from last week’s stalemate to soar to an 11-point lead in Serie A on Sunday with a 3-0 win at Sassuolo.
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Six things we learned in European football this weekend

While Real Madrid are ominously finding form ahead of the return of the Champions League, Paris Saint-Germain’s first Ligue 1 loss of the season will have encouraged their future European opponents Manchester United.
Juventus’ Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates after scoring a penalty during the italian Serie A football match Lazio Roma vs Juventus on January 27, 2019 at the Olympic stadium in Rome. (Photo by Andreas SOLARO - AFP)

Cristiano Ronaldo late winner pulls ‘worst’ Juventus 11 points clear

Cristiano Ronaldo converted a penalty to seal a hard-fought 2-1 win for Juventus against Lazio in Rome on Sunday to pull 11 points clear in Serie A.
Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates scoring Juve’s second goal. Alberto Lingria-Reuters

Cristiano Ronaldo rescues point for 10-man Juventus at Atalanta

Cristiano Ronaldo came off the bench to score a late equaliser as 10-man Juventus salvaged a 2-2 draw at Atalanta on Wednesday to move nine points clear of Napoli at the top of Serie A.
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Juventus beat Inter Milan to go 11 points clear on Serie A table

Mario Mandzukic scored the only goal as Juventus killed off Inter Milan’s challenge to move 11 points clear in Serie A on Friday.
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Juventus ready to block January departures for Medhi Benatia, Daniele Rugani

Juventus are ready to block January departures for Medhi Benatia and Daniele Rugani, according to a report.
Portugal's Rui Patricio and Jose Fonte celebrate after the match. REUTERS-Alessandro Garofalo

Portugal hold off Italy to reach Nations League semi-finals

European champions Portugal became the first team to qualify for the Nations League semi-finals on Saturday after holding Italy to a 0-0 draw at the San Siro.
AC Milan's Argentine forward Gonzalo Higuain leaves the pitch after receiving a red card during the Italian Serie A football match AC Milan vs Juventus on November 11, 2018 at the San Siro stadium in Milan. (Photo by Miguel MEDINA - AFP)

Gonzalo Higuain misses penalty, sees red as Juventus outclass AC Milan

On-loan AC Milan striker Gonzalo Higuain apologised for his meltdown in the 2-0 defeat to his parent club Juventus on Sunday which saw him sent off for screaming at the referee after earlier missing a penalty.
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Cristiano Ronaldo frustrated as Juventus ‘gift’ Manchester United victory

Cristiano Ronaldo could not hide his frustration that despite scoring his first Champions League goal for Juventus the Italian side ‘gifted’ a dramatic late 2-1 victory to Manchester United.
Juventus' Italian coach Massimiliano Allegri speaks during a press conference at the Juventus Allianz stadium in Turin on November 6, 2018 on the eve of the UEFA Champions League group H football match Juventus vs Manchester. (Photo by Isabella BONOTTO / AFP)

Max Allegri: We’re alive, kicking and ready for next round

Massimiliano Allegri dismissed reports his side were like the walking dead, warning that Juventus are ready to achieve their first target of the season by reaching the Champions League last 16 against Manchester United on Wednesday.
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Manchester United’s Paul Pogba excited by Juventus return

Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba has told RMC he regards Turin as "home" as he prepares to return to Juventus in the Champions League next week.
Manchester United's Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho awaits kick off in the Champions League group H football match between Manchester United and Juventus at Old Trafford in Manchester, north west England, on October 23, 2018. (Photo by Oli SCARFF / AFP)

Running low on excuses, Jose Mourinho uses transfers as shield for Manchester United slump

Faced with the latest in a string of defeats this season, Jose Mourinho leant on a familiar crutch by claiming Manchester United did the best they could by losing only 1-0 against the financial might of Juventus in the Champions League.
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Max Allegri: Juventus could have beaten Manchester United by more

Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri has said his side should have beaten Manchester by more than the 1-0 scoreline they left Old Trafford with.
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho attends the warm up prior to the pre-season friendly football match between FC Bayern Munich and Manchester United at the Allianz Arena in Munich, southern Germany, on August 5, 2018. - AFP - Christof STACH

Mourinho’s praise of Juventus contains sting for Manchester United

Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho has mastered the art of the “double-edged compliment” as exemplified by his praise for Juventus, after Tuesday’s 1-0 defeat by the Italians.

Leonardo Bonucci: I turned down Manchester United and Manchester City

Juventus defender Leonardo Bonucci has confirmed he turned down the chance to join Manchester United this summer, two years after rejecting a move to Manchester City.
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Cristiano Ronaldo stars as Juventus extend unbeaten run

Juventus made it seven wins in a row at the start of the Serie A season, coming from behind to beat second-placed Napoli and move six points clear.
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Juve march on but Cristiano Ronaldo faces further punishment for red card

Cristiano Ronaldo should escape an increase on his one-match ban in the Champions League but Juventus’ star summer signing might not get off so easily in the race for the Ballon d’Or.
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Jose Mourinho: Cristiano Ronaldo’s Manchester United return ‘was never on the table’

Jose Mourinho spoke for the first time about Manchester United's decision not to pursue Cristiano Ronaldo in the summer, insisting that signing the forward was never an option.

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