Verona 2-1 Juventus: Hosts' 2 late goals destroy Ronaldo's record-breaking night

Verona 2-1 Juventus: Hosts' 2 late goals destroy Ronaldo's record-breaking night

Cristiano Ronaldo broke another record on Saturday but it was not enough to claim victory for Juventus, who collapsed at Hellas Verona.

Hellas Verona ignited the Serie A title race with a dramatic 2-1 win over champions Juventus on Saturday, scoring twice in the final 14 minutes after Cristiano Ronaldo had netted in a 10th successive league game.

Ronaldo had seemingly secured Juve a hard-fought win with his fine individual goal 25 minutes from time, but Verona – who certainly had their fair share of opportunities – levelled through Fabio Borini and then astonishingly completed the turnaround with a Giampaolo Pazzini penalty.

An action-packed first half brought a host of chances but no goals, as Marash Kumbulla had an early header disallowed and Juve hit crossbar and post respectively through Douglas Costa and the Ronaldo.

The second period was generally a cagier affair until Ronaldo claimed a club record in the 65th minute, taking his Serie A tally to 20 for the season, but Borini scored for only the second time this term and Pazzini converted from 12 yards to give Juve's title challengers Inter and Lazio a boost after Leonardo Bonucci handled. Follow us on Google newsTwitter and on Facebook
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