Juventus 2-1 Bologna: Ronaldo goal helps Juventus extend Serie A lead

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Cristiano Ronaldo helped Juventus extend their lead at the top of Serie A as they saw off the challenge of Bologna.
But they needed their recalled 41-year-old goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon to make a rescue from the overhead kick to ensure the triumph of Federico Santander.
Ronaldo was presented with a shirt before kick-off to indicate his 700th career goal last week and he duly notched his 701st making a stepover to locate half a lawn and a finish .
Bologna hit back seven minutes later as centre-back Danilo picked the corner out with a sumptuous half-volley by the border of the region.
The side of sinisa Mihajlovic included the home sides legendary lineup with some simplicity and appeared unruffled by Juventus.
Veteran Argentine striker Rodrigo Palacio jeopardized in behind Leonardo Bonucci on numerous occasions but could not discover a means.
And, afterwards Lukasz Skorupski had saved well from a Ronaldo header, a presented the opportunity to Miralem Pjanic to stroke Juventus back and the home team took control.
Skorupski pulled off two magnificent saves to deny Gonzalo Higuain before maintaining the fierce strike in the final 10 minutes of Ronaldo out, a deserved goal.
When Palacios deflected shot was latched onto by Riccardo Orsolini bologna could have levelled out of nothing but he skewed terribly broad with the goal at his mercy.
As the game entered stoppage time, Juventus endured a VAR penalty inspection against guardian Matthijs de Ligt before Buffon hit the pub and thwarted Bologna substitute Santander.
Juventus held out and moved four points clear of Inter Milan
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