Turin, Italy | AFP | First-half goals from Mario Mandzukic and Paulo Dybala, and a late header from Alex Sandro sealed a 3-0 win over Crotone to hand Juventus a record sixth consecutive Serie A title Sunday.
Massimiliano Allegri’s men took a one-point lead over Roma into their penultimate game of the league campaign and needing a win to secure the title.
Ahead of their final game at Bologna next week, Juve are now four points ahead of their closest challengers.
Mandzukic gave the hosts a 12th minute lead when he met Juan Cuadrado’s cross at the back post.
Dybala doubled the Turin giants’ lead with a sumptuous free kick before half-time and Sandro’s bullet header in the 83rd minute sealed the win that also secured a record third consecutive league and Cup double.
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Serie A – the past 20 ‘scudetto’ winners
Juventus on Sunday won a sixth consecutive Serie A title, a new record that beats their own benchmark of five consecutive wins achieved in both 2016 and 1935.
Below is a list of the past 20 Serie A champions.
2017 – Juventus
2016 – Juventus
2015 – Juventus
2014 – Juventus
2013 – Juventus
2012 – Juventus
2011 – AC Milan
2010 – Inter Milan
2009 – Inter Milan
2008 – Inter Milan
2007 – Inter Milan
2006 – Inter Milan *
2005 – not awarded **
2004 – AC Milan
2003 – Juventus
2002 – Juventus
2001 – Roma
2000 – Lazio
1999 – AC Milan
1998 – Juventus
Note: * Inter Milan awarded title after it was stripped from Juventus following their role in the ‘Calciopoli’ match-fixing scandal.
** title left unassigned after initially being won by Juventus but stripped following ‘Calciopoli’ match-fixing scandal.