Juventus came back from a goal down to beat Fiorentina as the Old Lady secured their Eight successive league title. Goals from Alex Sandro and an own goal from German Pezzella secured victory for the Turin based side after Nikola Milenkovic had put the Viola side ahead.
However, that’s not the only story of the day as we bring you things we learnt.
Ronaldo alone cannot do it all for Juventus: The Portugal international was brought in for Juventus to bring the Holy Grail for the Old Lady but the loss to Ajax on Tuesday showed he won’t be able to do it alone.
Though Allegri’s men secured the title with the result today, they were outplayed by Vicenzo Montella’s men. Juventus performance this evening showed that the Old Lady will need to sign quality players that will compliment Ronaldo’s effort if they are to compete for the biggest titles next season.
Age is just a number for Ronaldo: When Juventus splashed out over 100m Euros on the former Real Madrid star, many were skeptical if it was worth it. However, the Portugal Captain has proved his critics wrong by leading the Old Lady to their eight successive titles.
Though he may not have delivered what the Turin fans wanted most this season, his 19 goals and 9 assists ensured Juventus won their eight successive league title without any challenge.
Juventus dominance is bad for Serie A: The Italian Serie A was arguably the best league in the 1990s and early 2000s, but since 2010, it’s been a boring league and that’s due to Juventus dominance.
The Old Lady won their eighth successive league title today and it looks like the trend will continue next season unless there’s a Leicester kind of miracle. Juventus dominance in the league has had a ripple effect on Italian clubs in Europe with Allegri the only Italian team to have made major impact in European Competitions.
What next for Allegri: It was a fifth successive league title for Allegri at Juventus but there are speculations if he will be extending his stay beyond this summer. Following the club’s exit in the champions league, there were speculations the former AC Milan will be leaving this summer. However, Allegri confirmed he will be staying at the club. But, with Juventus falling short in the champions league it may be the time for Allegri to end his pact with Juventus.