Serie A, Juventus 2-0 Roma: Records scripted by Cristiano Ronaldo
Cristiano Ronaldo scored a goal as Juventus beat AS Roma 2-0 in gameweek 21 of the Serie A 2020-21 season. The win helped Juve move to third in the standings. Juve, who are five points behind leaders Inter Milan, have a game in hand. Roma slipped to fourth, suffering their fifth loss of the campaign. Here are further details.
Ronaldo ended a run of three games without a goal with a sublime low finish into the bottom corner from 18 yards. The Portuguese international made it look so easy after finding space and chose placement rather than power. The win was sealed when Roma's Roger Ibanez steered a Dejan Kulusevski cross into his own net in the second half.
Since moving to Juventus in the summer of 2018, Ronaldo has been directly involved in 84 Serie A goals. He has scored 68 goals, besides providing 16 assists. As per Opta, this is more than any other player in the competition. The next best is Lazio's Ciro Immobile (82). Notably, Ronaldo has also raced to 88 goals for Juventus in all competitions.
According to ESPN, CR7 has now scored 300 goals for club and country since turning 30. The 36-year-old has achieved this mark in just 326 games. Meanwhile, before turning 30, Ronaldo had amassed 463 goals in 718 matches. The veteran forward has raced to 661 career club goals as well.
Ronaldo has amassed 16 Serie A goals this season. Notably, only Robert Lewandowski (24) has netted more in Europe's top five leagues this term. Ronaldo has 23 goals in all competitions this season.