Unbeaten leaders Juventus went 11 points clear at the top of the table by beating Fiorentina, with scoring a penalty.

The champions led through Rodrigo Bentancur’s excellent 18-yard strike after a one-two with .

Giorgio Chiellini scored his first goal in 18 months – a fortunate effort which keeper pushed into the air, before it landed in his net.

And Ronaldo scored his 10th goal with a penalty after a .

The £99m summer signing from is the joint top scorer in the Italian top flight with Genoa’s Krzysztof Piatek.

The last Juventus player to score 10 goals in the first 14 games of his maiden season was Wales’ John Charles in 1957.

Juve, who are going for their eighth consecutive Italian title, have won 13 of their 14 league games.

Second-placed visit Atalanta on Monday.

Line-ups

Fiorentina

  • 1Lafont
  • 4MilenkovicBooked at 64mins
  • 20PezzellaBooked at 71mins
  • 31Franchescoli de SouzaBooked at 51mins
  • 3Biraghi
  • 24BenassiSubstituted forPjacaat 65′minutes
  • 17VeretoutBooked at 90mins
  • 26FernandesBooked at 43mins
  • 8Santos da SilvaSubstituted forThéréauat 80′minutesBooked at 88mins
  • 9Simeone
  • 25Chiesa

Substitutes

  • 2Laurini
  • 5Ceccherini
  • 6Norgaard
  • 7Eysseric
  • 10Pjaca
  • 11Mirallas
  • 14Dabo
  • 16Hancko
  • 21Sottil
  • 28Vlahovic
  • 69Dragowski
  • 77Théréau

Juventus

  • 1Szczesny
  • 2De Sciglio
  • 19Bonucci
  • 3Chiellini
  • 20Cavaco Cancelo
  • 30BentancurBooked at 50mins
  • 14Matuidi
  • 16Ju CuadradoSubstituted forDouglas Costaat 84′minutes
  • 10Dybala
  • 7Booked at 79minsSubstituted forBernardeschiat 80′minutes
  • 17MandzukicBooked at 11minsSubstituted forKeanat 88′minutes

Substitutes

  • 4Benatia
  • 5Pjanic
  • 11Douglas Costa
  • 15Barzagli
  • 18Kean
  • 21Pinsoglio
  • 22Perin
  • 24Rugani
  • 33Bernardeschi
  • 37Spinazzola
Referee:
Daniele Orsato

Match Stats

Home TeamFiorentinaAway TeamJuventus
Possession
Home46%
Away54%
Shots
Home17
Away16
Shots on Target
Home5
Away6
Corners
Home4
Away9
Fouls
Home16
Away8

Live Text

Match ends, Fiorentina 0, Juventus 3.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Fiorentina 0, Juventus 3.

Booking

(Fiorentina) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Blaise Matuidi (Juventus) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt blocked. Marko Pjaca (Fiorentina) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Federico Chiesa.

Attempt missed. (Juventus) left footed shot from outside the box misses to the right. Assisted by Douglas Costa.

Substitution

Substitution, Juventus. Moise Kean replaces Mario Mandzukic.

Booking

Cyril Théréau (Fiorentina) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Cyril Théréau (Fiorentina).

Attempt missed. Nikola Milenkovic (Fiorentina) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left. Assisted by Marko Pjaca.

Attempt blocked. Cristiano Biraghi (Fiorentina) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Edimilson Fernandes.

(Juventus) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Juventus. Douglas Costa replaces Juan Cuadrado.

Hand ball by Juan Cuadrado (Juventus).

Substitution

Substitution, Fiorentina. Cyril Théréau replaces Gerson.

Booking

(Juventus) is shown the yellow card for excessive celebration.

Goal!

Goal! Fiorentina 0, Juventus 3. (Juventus) converts the penalty with a right footed shot to the top left corner.

Penalty conceded by Edimilson Fernandes (Fiorentina) with a hand ball in the penalty area.

Corner, Juventus. Conceded by Edimilson Fernandes.

Attempt blocked. (Juventus) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

Foul by Gerson (Fiorentina).

Attempt missed. Gerson (Fiorentina) left footed shot from the left side of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Marko Pjaca.

Booking

Germán Pezzella (Fiorentina) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Germán Pezzella (Fiorentina).

Goal!

Goal! Fiorentina 0, Juventus 2. Giorgio Chiellini (Juventus) right footed shot from the right side of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Juan Cuadrado with a headed pass following a corner.

Corner, Juventus. Conceded by Cristiano Biraghi.

Attempt saved. (Fiorentina) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Attempt blocked. Federico Chiesa (Fiorentina) left footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked.

Substitution

Substitution, Fiorentina. Marko Pjaca replaces Marco Benassi.

Attempt saved. (Juventus) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the centre of the goal.

Booking

Nikola Milenkovic (Fiorentina) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

João Cancelo (Juventus) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Nikola Milenkovic (Fiorentina).

goal

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