2018 Season

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2018 Schedule
4-0-0, 1st in Italian Serie A
Photo by Daniele Badolato - Juventus FC/Juventus FC via Getty Images
9hBen Gladwell

Costa defended by Allegri after spitting 'blackout'

Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri said Douglas Costa had a blackout when he spat at Federico Di Francesco and earned a red card against Sassuolo.

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1dBen Gladwell

Juventus plan to become world No. 1 - pres.

Juventus president Andrea Agnelli has said signing Cristiano Ronaldo was just the latest step in his club's bid to become the best in the world.

Top 5 Serie A goals of the week (1:52)
Why Serie A should make an example of Douglas Costa (3:02)
Cristiano Ronaldo gets rolling with Juventus (0:38)
Wednesday Champions League predictor (2:20)
Player Power Rankings: Hazard No. 1, Ronaldo close behind (2:45)
Allegri: Douglas Costa had lost his mind for spitting (0:30)
Allegri: Juve were focused on getting Ronaldo to score (0:36)
Extra Time: Costa's spit, Zlatan's goal, Chelsea's chances (6:32)
How long should Douglas Costa be suspended for spitting? (3:32)
ICYMI: Ronaldo breaks through, Ibra's milestone & more (1:49)
Photo credit should read MIGUEL MEDINA/AFP/Getty Images
3dMina Rzouki

Ronaldo nets first goals; Costa disgraces himself

It was not perfect and their two-goal hero still seeks his best form, but Juve won again. Douglas Costa, though, had a day to forget.

Cristiano Ronaldo's first goals with Juventus (1:18)
Costa sent off for spitting in Di Francesco's face (1:13)
Juventus 2-1 Sassuolo: Ronaldo nets first goals with Juve (3:14)

RankingsItalian Serie A

Goal Difference5Tied-2nd
Goals Scored9Tied-1st
Assists5Tied-3rd
Goals Conceded4Tied-5th