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Ronaldo keeps Juve's title defence alive

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By Lexuco | self meida writer
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Cristiano Ronaldo drove Juventus to a 2-0 triumph over AS Roma in a best four fight in Serie An on Saturday night. 

Straight from his twofold over Inter Milan in the Coppa Italia semi-finals first-leg on Tuesday, Ronaldo joined forces Alvaro Morata up top with Wojciech Szczesny back in objective. 

Ronaldo proceeded from where he left off in midweek when he got on the finish of a ball within the region 13 minutes gone to fire in the opener from a promising region. 

It should've been two for the evergreen forward halfway in the primary half, yet he settled the crossbar in the wake of getting on the finish of an ideal conveyance from Morata. 

Paulo Fonseca's side began to get into gear before halftime and approached draw level with a header from Gianluca Mancini following a corner-kick by Jordan Veretout. 

Ronaldo hoped to allow Juve a second in the end minutes after he got behind Marash Kumbulla to set up Morata from short proximity, however Roma goalkeeper Pau Lopez parried expertly. 

Fonseca's side arose for the second half sure and a keen exertion from range by Henrikh Mkhitaryan brought a solid save off goalkeeper Szczesny. 

Veteran striker Edin Dzeko, Carles Perez and Amadou Diawara all went ahead for the Giallorossi on 62 minutes in endeavor to snatch the equalizer. 

It didn't show up however after a reduction from the right-side by Dejan Kulusevski 20 minutes to the end saw Roger Ibanez space into his own net to place Juventus in firm control. 

The Giallorossi expected a relief towards all day with a looking header from Dzeko, however it wasn't approaching as Juve ran out 2-0 champs to venture out in front of Roma in third spot.

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