- Cristiano Ronaldo scores eighth Serie A goal in 12 matches to help Juventus beat Napoli 2-0
- Mario Mandzukic opened scoring for the visitors in the first eighth minute of the encounter
- They remain unbeaten in the league so far despite suffering 2-1 defeat to Man United in the UCL on Wednesday
Italian League champions Juventus stretched their unbeaten run to 12 games following their slim victory over AC Milan at the Giuseppe Meazza.
The Old Lady, who are yet to taste defeat in the Serie A this season secured maximum points in the game thanks to goals from Mario Mandzukic and Cristiano Ronaldo in either halves.
Croatia forward opened scoring for the Allianz Stadium outfit as early as the eighth minute of the fixture.
And the Portugal international sealed the victory for the visitors with a superb strike to earn them their eleventh win after 12 rounds of matches.
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This victory now means that Juve have gone 12 matches without a defeat as they seat atop of the table with 34 points - six points better than Napoli on the log.
Napoli's woes were compounded as star striker Gonzalo Higuain was handed a marching order by the center referee with less than seven minutes in the regulation period.
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Juventus will battle SPAL when they return from international break later this month, while Napoli host Chievo at the Giuseppe Meazza.
Legit.ng recalls that Manchester United stunned Juventus 2-1 in Turin following late goals from Juan Mata and an own goal from Alex Sandro.
The much anticipated match did not come without a flourish as both sides tested their resolve in the elite competition.
Max Allegri's men had the best chance of the first period as Colombian winger Juan Cuadrado was denied by a brilliant save from De Gea.
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