Juventus 3-0 Crotone – Juventus run riot, scoring 3 without reply at the Allianz Stadium

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Technical card:
Juventus: Alex Cordaz, Lisandro Magallan, Vladimir Golemic, Sebastiano Luperto, Pedro Pereira, Milos Vulic, Arkadiusz Reca, Junior Messias, Salvatore Molina, Samuel Di Carmine and Adam Ounas
Crotone: Gianluigi Buffon, Danilo, Merih Demiral, Matthijs De Ligt, Alex Sandro, Federico Chiesa, Aaron Ramsey, Rodrigo Bentancur, Weston McKennie, Dejan Kulusevski and Cristiano Ronaldo
Stadium: the Allianz Stadium
Goals: Cristiano Ronaldo (1-0, min. 38), Cristiano Ronaldo (2-0, min. 45) and Weston McKennie (3-0, min. 66)

Juve’s 3-0 win over Crotone on Monday, was hard fought at the Allianz Stadium. With each team arriving on the back of a league defeat, they were both keen to pick up points. Juventus were looking to get back winning ways, following a previous defeat to Napoli. Crotone had lost their previous match against Sassuolo. As it stands, Juventus and Crotone sit 3rd, (45 points) and 20th, (12 points), in the table respectively, after 23 matches.

Juventus started strongly in the first half, with Cristiano Ronaldo opening the rout in the 38th minute. Later, Juventus scored again and increased their lead thanks to a new goal from Cristiano Ronaldo, scoring his second goal in the 45th minute just before half-time and the first half ended 2-0.

Juventus continued to apply pressure the second half and were rewarded, with a goal from Weston McKennie, 66 minutes in, which sealed the victory for Juventus.

For Juventus Nicolo Fagioli, Alvaro Morata, Federico Bernardeschi, Gianluca Frabotta and Alessandro Di Pardo came on for Rodrigo Bentancur, Dejan Kulusevski, Aaron Ramsey, Alex Sandro and Federico Chiesa, while Crotone brought on Luca Marrone, Andrea Rispoli, Niccolo Zanellato, Simeon Nwankwo and Emmanuel Riviere to replace Sebastiano Luperto, Arkadiusz Reca, Salvatore Molina, Adam Ounas and Samuel Di Carmine.

There were bookings for Aaron Ramsey, Danilo and Gianluca Frabotta from Juve and Luca Marrone for Crotone.

Juventus will next travel to Hellas Verona, while Crotone will face Cagliari at home.

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