Ronaldo helps Juventus clinch record eighth straight Serie A crown
|Toronto Star 20 Apr 2019 at 14:06|
TURIN, ITALYâ€”Cristiano Ronaldo played a key role in the winning goal and Juventus beat Fiorentina 2-1 Saturday to clinch a record-extending eighth straight Serie A title.
Itâ€™s the first time in Europeâ€™s five major leagues â€” Italy, England, Spain, Germany and France â€” that a club has won eight straight titles.
Juan Cuadrado, Cristiano Ronaldo, Blaise Matuidi and Emre Can start the celebration after Juventus sealed the Serie A title with a 2-1 win over Fiorentina on Saturday.Â Â (Luca Bruno / AP)
Juventus moved 20 points ahead of second-place Napoli, which has six games left. Napoli hosts Atalanta on Monday but canâ€™t catch Juventus, which also holds the tiebreaker courtesy of a better head-to-head record.