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Ronaldo scores twice to leapfrog Lukaku as top Serie A striker after Juve striker missed open goal against Crotone


Feb 22, 2021

CRISTIANO RONALDO jumped to the top of the Serie A scoring standings after netting twice for Juventus against Crotone.

The 36-year-old superstar leapfrogged Romelu Lukaku after his brace for Juve.

Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates one of his goals for Juventus


Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates one of his goals for JuventusCredit: AP:Associated Press

It took just 38 minutes for Ronaldo to get on the scoresheet as he fired the Italian champions in front.

And Ronaldo quickly netted again with a second in first-half injury time.

But the Portuguese star also missed an open goal as he spurned the chance to complete his hat-trick.

Juve face a huge challenge to overhaul leaders Inter Milan and defend their Serie A title.

His double saw him overtake Lukaku with 18 league goals this season.


This came after Lukaku scored a stunning solo effort in Inter Milan’s derby win over AC Milan.

Juventus added a third goal against Crotone with an effort from Weston McKennie midway through the second half.

It was a much-needed response from Juve after their defeat to Porto in the first leg of their Champions League tie.

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