The Portuguese star is on a rare series of goals and assists, having managed against Parma, Sassuolo and Frosinone
Cristiano Ronaldo once again proved his importance to Juventus by scoring and attending a match for the third time in a row on Friday.
The 34-year-old contributed to Frosinone's 3-0 win over Serie A leaders by giving Paulo Dybala the lead for the first goal, before scoring his team's third goal in the second half.
Having also scored goals and assists against Parma and Sassuolo in the previous two matches, he is about to play the dual role of scorer and supplier of the defending champions.
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This is the second time in his career that this 33-year-old has scored and scored goals three times in a row. The last time he organized such a race, it was in November 2014, while he was still at Real Madrid.
Ronaldo 's 19th goal extends his lead at the top of the Serie A goals table, as he now has the most number of joint championship appearances after his eighth win of the season against Frosinone.
The 27 goals of Serie A in which he played represent an impressive 52% of his team's total goals in the first leg.
Ronaldo was not the only one to show his consistency. Leonardo Bonucci's goal Friday makes him one of five defenders to have scored at least two goals in each of the last six seasons in one of the top five leagues in Europe. He is in an esteemed company, as the Real Madrid duo Sergio Ramos and Marcelo, Barcelona's Gerard Pique and central defender Arsenal Lawrence Koscielny are the others to have done.
After extending their lead at the top of Serie A to 14 points, Juve focuses on the first leg of their first leg of the Champions League against Atletico Madrid last Wednesday.
The leaders of Serie A will then return to the league on February 24, when they face Bologna.