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Juventus crowned Serie A champions for sixth consecutive time

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  22 May 2017 12:00 AM GMT

Turin, May 21: Juventus FC on Sunday became the first club in Italy to clinch six consecutive Serie A football title after defeating Crotone 3–0 here.

Mario Manduzkic opened scoring for Juventus 13 minutes into the first half, while Paulo Dybala doubled the lead just before halftime, making it 2–0 at the 39th–minute mark curling a well–executed free kick into the top left corner of the goal, reports Efe.

Alex Sandro sealed the deal with a third goal just seven minutes before the fil whistle that declared Juventus the champion of the 2016–17 Serie A competition.

The Turin side made history by winning a record of six straight Serie A titles and carved its me on the trophy for the 33rd time in history.

Juventus leads the table with 88 points and does not have to worry anymore about second–placed Roma, which has collected 84 points with one match to go in the league for both teams.

The Serie A champion won the Coppa Italia fil on May 17 after defeating Lazio 2–0 in the fil, and can now look forward to winning a historical treble by defeating Real Madrid in the Champions League fil on June 3 at the Millennium Stadium in the Welsh capital in Cardiff. IANS

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