Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice for Juventus got back into rhythm after defeating bottom club Crotone 3-0 in Serie A.
With the way Portugal ace player was playing in the last encounter was all set for the hat trick goal in the first half.
Weston Mckennie sealed the result after the break. Juventus moved up to third on the table, eight points behind Serie A leader Inter Milan, having played a match less.
This was fifth successive loss for Crotone in the ongoing Serie A clash.
Juventus was looking for a big win after a disappointing week. The Bianconeri lost at Porto 2-1 in the first leg of the round of 16 of the Champions League on Wednesday, days after losing at Napoli 1-0 in Serie A.
Ronaldo hadn’t scored for Juventus in the ongoing year 2021.He was quite close to scoring goals in the previous matches that he has played in 2021. Before he crossed at the deadlock in the 38 minute when he headed Alex Sandro cross.
The 36 year old Juventus star player should have clinched the hat trick moments but he fired Ramsey’s pass narrowly wide of the right post.
Crotone never looked like getting back in the game against Juventus where the latter wrapped up the game in the 66th minute when a corner eventually came through to McKennie and he controlled it on his chest before firing into the back of the net