Ronaldo grabs goal for Juventus vs. Genoa

Silvia Morton
October 21, 2018

On Tuesday, they visit Manchester United in the Champions League (20:00 BST).

Ronaldo's career has seen him plunder goals with Manchester United and Real Madrid before his move to Italy in July, and his prolific form has continued. Lionel Messi sits second with 389 goals.

The Serie A champions threw everything forward in search of a winning goal in the closing stages, but they were unable to carve out another opening as they drop points for the first time this season.

Krzysztof Piatek, who has been in fine form this season, almost equalised with a long-range shot in the 55th minute but Wojciech Szczesny kept it out. Moments like these are unsafe because when you are on a run of 10 straight wins, then you start to believe (that you can win them all).

However, Daniel Bessa equalised with a header, from Christian Kouame's cross.

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Allegri will be without Paulo Dybala while Douglas Costa is set to return after serving a four-match for spitting.

The home side did push for more goals in the final 10 minutes of the first half, but Genoa defended well enough to keep the score at 1-0 at the break.

The Croatian boss replaced Davide Ballardini before the worldwide break for his third spell in charge of Genoa and he made an immediate impact as the Italian champions failed to record a victory for the first time in nine league games this season.

Napoli cut the gap on Juventus to four points with a third successive win in all competitions and a third clean sheet in a row after a 3-0 win at Udinese.

SPAL, who came a highly respectable 13th in Serie A following promotion last season, went ahead with a slickly-converted Andrea Petagna spot-kick on 38 minutes.

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