Hellas Verona lit the Serie A title race with a dramatic 2-1 win over champions Juventus on Sat, scoring twice within the final fourteen minutes after Cristiano Ronaldo had netted in an exceedingly tenth consecutive league game.
Ronaldo had apparently secured Juve a hard-fought win with his fine individual goal twenty five minutes from time, however Verona – who certainly had their justifiable share of opportunities – levelled through Fabio Borini and so surprisingly completed the turnaround with a Giampaolo Pazzini penalty.
An action-packed half brought a bunch of possibilities however no goals, as Marash Kumbulla had an early header disallowed and Juve hit crossbar and post severally through Douglas Costa and also the Ronaldo.
The second period was typically a cagier affair till Ronaldo claimed a club record within the sixty fifth minute, taking his Serie A tally to twenty for the season, however Borini scored for less than the second time this term and Pazzini converted from twelve yards to give Juve’s title challengers inter and Lazio a boost once Leonardo Bonucci handled the ball.
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