Cup win means Juve still firing on all three title cylinders

Sports | May 19, 2017
Juventus beat Lazio 2-0 to win a third successive Italian Cup final, with goals from Dani Alves and Leonardo Bonucci keeping them on course for a treble.

The Turin side, set for a sixth successive Serie A title before facing Real Madrid in the Champions League final in Cardiff, won the Italian Cup for a record 12th time.

"Compliments to the lads for what they did in the first half and for coming through a defensive test in the second," coach Massimiliano Allegri said.

He then turned his thoughts to the weekend when Juventus can clinch Serie A with a win over Crotone, having missed a chance in a 3-1 loss to Roma, who are four points behind with two games left. "We've won the first title, now to clinch the second," Allegri said. But Crotone have taken 17 points from their last seven matches and "we'll have to play a mean game."

In Spain, Real Madrid are a point from the La Liga title. Cristiano Ronaldo hit two as they beat Celta Vigo 4-1.

Real lead Barcelona by three points atop the table and just need to avoid defeat at Malaga on Sunday to win a first league title in five years.


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