Cristiano Ronaldo scores first fizzbang of his Serie A career

Ronaldo to play on as Can needs surgery

Ronaldo to play on as Can needs surgery

The hosts went ahead through Francesco Caputo in the 28th minute.

Allegri said he saw no need to rest Cristiano Ronaldo, and confirmed the 33-year-old will start at Empoli.

Nine games into the season however and he's back to his old tricks, scoring five goals and laying on four assists so far, as Juventus have charged to the top of the table and dropped only two points out of a possible 27.

Cristiano Ronaldo confessed the trademark thunderbolt which gave Juventus a precious win at Empoli happened so quickly even he could not remember it.

Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri described Ronaldo's victor, which dipped wickedly past goalkeeper Ivan Provedel, as "a moment of magic from an extraordinary player".

"It's much easier to get kids passionate about that rather than explaining tactics to them".

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Juve defender Giorgio Chiellini, who was named in the starting lineup, suffered a problem in the warm-up and was replaced by Daniele Rugani. "Empoli play good football and are fourth in the league in terms of ball possession".

Ronaldo's first goal of the afternoon came on a penalty kick early in the second half.

Sixteen minutes later, the Portuguese forward collected a pass outside the area and fired a dipping, swerving shot past the Empoli keeper from 25 metres. The new Serie A star didn't have the hottest start in Turin, failing to score in the first three league games.

"Today, it was winning that counted", he said.

"We keep going so close to a victory and are showered with compliments, yet we don't get virtual points or points for style, so we have to work with the situation that we are in".

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