Cristiano Ronaldo was able to extend his lead in the Golden Boot race as far as the Italian football top flight is concerned following his three goals during the Cagliari game at the weekend. Ronaldo scored all three goals as Juventus took a three-nil at the halftime interval. The Portuguese international skipper scored a perfect hattrick with his head, left foot and right foot. He was the difference maker as Juventus secured a 3-1 win over their hosts to maintain their chase for the league title in the Italian football top flight. Ronaldo and Juventus won an eighth successive league title last season but they are indanger of losing that league title due to the form of Inter Milan. Juventus ensured that they stayed within ten points of league leaders Inter Milan with the win over Cagliari in their latest game in the top flight of Italian football. It must be pointed out that the Old Lady have an outstanding game over Inter Milan and it is at home to Napoli. A win over Napoli in that outstanding match would take Juve above AC Milan into second place and within seven points of Inter Milan at the top of the Italian football top flight table. There are 11 league games to play for Inter Milan and majority of the teams in the division.


Carlo Ancelotti – Napoli are destined to improve

Napoli manager Carlo Ancelotti has suggested that his side are destined to improve despite making a good start to the Serie A season. The Naples outfit have already acquired nine points from the first four games of the new campaign but Ancelotti has lamented the need for improvement as the season goes along.

Speaking after the 1-0 win over Fiorentina, Ancelotti said: “Napoli are destined to improveand we must do so quickly.We now have a lot of games coming and that will help us. They are all of a high level and all in all we are ready. So many reasons [for the change of formation]. It reduces the defensive role of Insigne. The team can defend well in either system and I’m more used to the other way of playing but I don’t see problems with this. We were solid, compact, and sometimes a bit disjointed and off balance.”
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