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Serie A: Juventus Thrash Lecce To Extend Lead At The Top

Serie A: Juventus Thrash Lecce To Extend Lead At The Top

Juventus stretch their lead in the Serie A table with a comfortable 4-0 thrashing of 10-man Lecce 4-0 on Friday night.

The win piles pressure on second-placed Lazio who will welcome Fiorentina on Saturday.

Paulo Dybala, Cristiano Ronaldo, Gonzalo Higuian and Matthijs de Ligt were the scorers for Juventus.

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After holding out for a large part of the first half, Lecce were reduced to 10 men after Fabio Lucioni was shown a straight red card.

Juventus took advantage of the sending off and went 1-0 on 53 minutes through Dybala.

They doubled their lead in the 62nd minute after Ronaldo converted from the penalty spot.

With seven minutes remaining in the game Higuain made it 3-0 before de Ligt added the fourth goal on 85 minutes.

The win took Juve’s tally in the league table to 69 points after 28 games played, seven points ahead of Lazio.

By James Agberebi 

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