Cristiano Ronaldo bags a hat-trick of assists in Juventus 3 – Napoli 1

This season, however, Juve are already 6 points clear of Napoli after seven rounds of the campaign.

Can anyone stop Juventus from winning an eighth consecutive Scudetto title?

Juventus took another huge step towards that goal on Saturday night in Serie A against closest rivals Napoli.

Last season Napoli pushed Juve hard in the title race.

This season, however, Juve are already 6 points clear of Napoli after seven rounds of the campaign.

Napoli took the lead through Dries Mertens after 10 minutes.

Mario Mandzukic levelled for Juventus in the 26th, and the Old Lady took the lead at the start of the second half when Mandzukic scored again.

Leonardo Bonucci slid home a third in the 76th after Napoli had Mario Rui sent off for two bookable offences.

Cristiano Ronaldo bags a hat-trick of assists

He didn’t find the target, but Cristiano Ronaldo had an excellent match against Napoli.

Cristiano Ronaldo bagged a hat-trick of assists in the game.

Ronaldo set up Mandzukic for the opener after he delivered a cross into the box from the left hand side.

Cristiano was unlucky not to find the target at the start of the second half.

Ronaldo cracked a right-footed shot against the post.

The ball bounced out to Mandzukic who scored the rebound.

Finally, Ronaldo grabbed his third assist from a corner.

Cristiano rose highest to aim a header towards the far post.

Leonardo Bonucci made sure the ball went over the line.

Cristiano Ronaldo has now been directly involved in more goals in Serie A this season than any other player.

Ronaldo has three goals and four assist this season.

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