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Serie A top scorers list: Ronaldo builds big lead over Lukaku

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After inspiring Juventus to a late comeback win over Udinese, Ronaldo has built a strong lead in the Capocannoniere race.

After finishing fourth in 2018/19 and runner-up last season, Cristiano Ronaldo is edging closer to becoming the Italian goal king in his third campaign.

The 36-year-old has been sensational in an otherwise nightmare season for Juventus. He has contributed towards 43% of the club’s 67 goals, despite missing four games and starting from the bench twice.

Sunday’s 2-1 win over Udinese proved yet again Ronaldo’s importance.

Despite Juve going a goal down in the first half, Ronaldo turned it up when it really mattered to fire in two late goals. It sealed a superb comeback win and sent his club back into the Serie A top-four.

He now has a six-goal lead over Inter Milan’s Romelu Lukaku in the goal charts. Simy (Crotone), Luis Muriel (Atalanta), Dusan Vlahovic (Fiorentina), and Ciro Immobile (Lazio) are all tied in third-place on 19 goals each.

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Inter Milan crowned league champions

Juventus’ nine-year dominance in Serie A, however, has officially ended.

Atalanta’s 1-1 draw against Sassuolo on Sunday confirmed Inter Milan as the new champions of Italy. The Nerazzurri have a 13-point lead with only four games of the season left.

But while their title defense is over, Ronaldo and Juventus are still in danger of finishing outside the top-four. Only two points lie between them and fifth-placed Napoli in the standings.

The Bianconeri will face AC Milan at the Allianz Stadium in Turin next Sunday.

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