Juventus 1:2 Napoli – Sarri’s Juve lost to Napoli, Ronaldo scored

Juventus 1:2 Napoli - Sarri's Juve lost to Napoli, Ronaldo scored

Juventus current manager, Maurizio Sarri’s return to his old club Napoli, did not go well as Serie-A topper had their second defeat of the season. But Cristiano Ronaldo continued his Serie A scoring run to eight games.

Juventus missed an excellent opportunity to extend their lead in Serie-A points table against Inter Milan.

Piotr Zielinski gave Napoli the lead from close range and Lorenzo Insigne’s volley doubling their lead at four minutes from regular time. As Napoli was leading 2-0 and all thought the match had nothing to offer, Cristiano Ronaldo scored for champions Juventus at 90th minute.

Juventus 1:2 Napoli - Sarri's Juve lost to Napoli, Ronaldo scored European Leagues Serie A
Lorenzo Insigne scored the second goal for Napoli.

The goal changed the complexion of the match, and Juve almost equalised in injury time, but Alex Meret saved Gonzalo Higuain’s bicycle kick. Ronaldo’s consolation makes him the first Juve player to score in eight consecutive league games since David Trezeguet in 2005.

Dries Mertens was in the stand and watching his club to win the contest at San Paolo Stadium.

Maurizio Sarri was booed by Napoli fans on his first game back at the club he left in 2018. He spent one season with Chelsea before moving to Juventus last summer.

Maurizio Sarri left the club on a high and leading them to a club-record points tally two years back, only second to Juventus. As Sarri returns now, Napoli are at 13th in Serie A league table; They had only one win in 12 league games. The Naples club now brought in Gennaro Gattuso as their new manager in place of Carlo Ancelotti. New Napoli manager enjoyed an impressive win over the eight-time-in-a-row Serie-A champion.