“I used to be slightly bit anxious as expectations had been excessive,” mentioned Ronaldo. “I actually needed to attain, so I am completely satisfied.”
Juve coach Massimiliano Allegri’s prediction that it will be Ronaldo’s day proved to be proper.
His luck modified when Sassuolo defender Gian Marco Ferrari headed a nook onto his personal put up and the rebound left Ronaldo with the best of tap-ins.
Sassuolo, who precipitated Juventus hassle all afternoon, had been then caught on the break, with Emre Can sliding the ball to Ronaldo to drill an angled left-foot shot into the far nook.
Ronaldo may simply have had a hat-trick however missed two extra good probabilities and likewise had a penalty attraction turned down.
After the match, Allegri mentioned Costa faces a positive for his sending off.
“Even when he was fouled, these episodes should not occur,” Allegri informed reporters. “We mustn’t fall for provocation.
“The sport was winding down, we had it within the bag and, as a substitute, we stopped enjoying as a workforce, everybody needed to dribble a bit.
“Then the opposite workforce will get again into the sport, some gamers get irritated and that type of factor occurs. The one factor we now have to keep away from doing this 12 months is rising to the provocation.
“It is solely proper that he (Costa) is fined and he definitely can be … I used to be shocked by his response.
“We have now suffered a purpose, a crimson card and a suspension which can be lengthy.”
Elsewhere, Roma had been left with solely 5 factors from 4 video games after one other sad afternoon.
Stephan El Shaarawy and Bryan Cristante put them 2-Zero forward in below half an hour, however Chievo hit again after the break as Valter Birsa curled in a pleasant effort and Mariusz Stepinski levelled with seven minutes left.
Winless Chievo are on minus one level after having three deducted on Thursday by the Italian federation over accounting irregularities.
A second-half purpose by Krzysztof Piatek gave Genoa a 1-Zero win over Bologna in one other match marred by ugly scenes after the guests had Erick Pulgar despatched off for a surprising sort out on Romulo, sparking a scuffle involving various gamers.
Torino midfielder Soualiho Meite was hero and villain in his workforce’s 1-1 draw at Udinese. His mistake led to Rodrigo de Paul’s opener for Udinese, however the Frenchman made amends with the equaliser after halftime.