Ronaldo reported to have dived in winning penalty.
Claims have been made of Portuguese that Cristiano Ronaldo dived to have won penalty against Genoa.
The action packed encounter featured a number of incidents including two red cards for Genoa as well as Juventus Adrien Rabiot being sent off, only for a last minute penalty from Ronaldo give Juventus a last minute 2 – 1 victory .
The climax of the encounter was in the extra time when Ronaldo went down from a challenge by Antonio Sarabia.
Some level of contact was observed kind from the Paraguayan but a number of analysts believe that Ex-Madrid legend made it more than what it looked, while a good number of spectators believed it was a well deserved call in favour of the 34yrs old.
Thiago Motta’s debut was characterized with a nine man team deep into the second half with Leonardo Bonucci opening the score line for Juventus, before Genoa equalized.
However, an extra time converted penalty gave Juventus the win they worked hard for.
The victory now moves Sarri’s side ahead of rivals Inter Milan to gain top spot on the fraud standings.