Juventus vs Torino: Cristiano Ronaldo sets new record as Sarri's men thrash Torino 4-1

Juventus vs Torino: Cristiano Ronaldo sets new record as Sarri's men thrash Torino 4-1

- Juventus vs Torino saw Ronaldo produce his magical trademark freekick strike

- The reigning champions defeated the visitors 4-1 in a very entertaining encounter

- Juventus are on course to winning the Serie A yet again

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Paulo Dybala opened the scoring with a left-footed shot from the centre of the box to the high centre of the goal in the 4th minute to help the host start the game on a high.

It would have been two-nil seven minutes later when Rodrigo Bentancur’s header flashed wide the goal after a deft pass by Miralem Pjanic.

It was 2-0 on the half-hour mark when Juan Cuadrado's rifled a left-footer into the bottom left corner after being assisted by Cristiano Ronaldo.

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However Torino stunned the hosts with a well-taken spot-kick after Matthijs de Ligt handled Simone Verdi’s shot in the box and after VAR review; it was a penalty – which was eventually slotted home by Andrea Beloti to set up a tantalizing second half.

Both teams went into the break with the hosts leading 2-1.

Juventus vs Torino: Cristiano Ronaldo sets new record as Sarri's men thrash Torino 4-1

Juventus vs Torino: Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates his goal with team-mates. Photo Credit: Getty Images
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Juventus took the game beyond the visitors when Cristiano Ronaldo scored a trademark freekick in the 61st minute to make it goal number 25 in the Serie A.

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The Portuguese becomes the first Juventus player to reach such feat in a season since 1961 - and then an own-goal from Koffi Djidji completed the rout. It ended Juventus 4-1 Torino.

The Old Lady takes all three points and is now five points clear at the top of the summit with 75 points, however, second-placed who face AC Milan later have 68.

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