Juve held in Italy as Ronaldo scores league goal No.400

AC Milan striker Gonzalo Higuain

The Portugal captain tapped in, after Joao Cancelo's shot was blocked, having earlier hit the post with a header.

Juventus coach Massimilaino Allegi will continue to play Cristiano Ronaldo amid a police investigation into a rape allegation against the Portuguese star, KweseESPN reports.

This was the 33-year-old's 400th career goal in Europe's top five leagues, making him the first player to reach that tally.

Cristiano Ronaldo's 400th goal in Europe's top five leagues was not enough to extend Juventus' ideal start in Serie A to nine games.

Juve seemed eager to score a second as soon as possible, but struggled to convert their possession into meaningful chances, and Wojciech Szczesny had to be alert to deny Krzysztof Piatek an equaliser from distance. "I don't see how they could lose the Scudetto without self-destructing".


But Genoa enjoyed the better of the second half and got their reward after 67 minutes when Bessa headed home.

Allegri responded by introducing Paulo Dybala for Blaise Matudi as a frantic finale beckoned with Genoa holding on for a surprising point.

Despite dominating the game, Napoli had to wait until the last 10 minutes to wrap up the points thanks to a Dries Mertens penalty and a strike from Croatian midfielder Marko Rog.

Juve are seven points clear of Napoli at the top of the table after nine matches, but that gap will be closed to four if Carlo Ancelotti's side win at Udinese.

Ronaldo has a 100 percent appearance record for the Bianconeri in Serie A and has scored four and set up five in his eight Serie A games this season.

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