Ronaldo saves Juventus blushes as late double downs Udinese

Juve climbed into third place on 69 factors, stage with Atalanta in second and AC Milan in fourth, however two factors forward of fifth-placed Napoli.

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PUBLISHED ON MAY 02, 2021 11:41 PM IST

Two late objectives from Cristiano Ronaldo earned Juventus a 2-1 comeback win towards Udinese on Sunday to present the Turin membership a treasured three factors within the Serie A top-four race.

Juve climbed into third place on 69 factors, stage with Atalanta in second and AC Milan in fourth, however two factors forward of fifth-placed Napoli.

The visiting defence was caught napping when Udinese wing again Nahuel Molina latched onto a shortly taken freekick to fireside residence the opener after 10 minutes.

However Rodrigo De Paul caught out an arm to dam a Ronaldo freekick with seven minutes remaining and the Portuguese transformed the ensuing penalty to finish his run of three video games with out a purpose.

Ronaldo then headed in an 89th-minute winner from shut vary to take his tally to the season to a league-high 27 Serie A objectives in 30 appearances.

This story has been revealed from a wire company feed with out modifications to the textual content.

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