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Ronaldo Becomes Fastest Player To Reach Fifty(50) Goals As Juventus Close In On Title

It was another eventful evening at the Alianz Stadium as Juventus who has had difficulty in winning matches in recent weeks saw off fourth place Lazio in Serie A clash on monday night. The Old Lady had drawn twice, lost once gainst Ibrahimovic's AC Millan and won once against Atlanta. They were keen on getting back to winning ways after consecutive draws.

It wasn't until the 51st minute that Juventus got the first goal from the game through a penalty kick by Cristiano Ronaldo after the ball was handled by Bastos in the area in an attempt to stop Ronaldo's shot towards goal.

Ronaldo added his second of the night minutes later with a sublime finish after a pass from Dybala. This gave Ronaldo his 30th goal of the season with five assists. Ronaldo also became the fastest player to reach 50 serie A goals as a result.

Serie A top scorer Ciro Immobile did get one back for the visitors in the 83rd minute from the penalty spot for his 30th goal of the season after a dangerous tackle from Leonardo Bonucci, to ensure a tensed finish to the encounter. Ciro Immobile remained the top scorer in serie A since he has 3 more assists than Ronaldo.

Juventus held on for a much needed victory to extend their lead to 8 points over nearest rivals Inter Milan with four games remaining.

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