The Champions League scoring machine Alvaro Morata does it again. Two more goals by Alvaro Morata led Juventus to a convincing 4-1 win against Ferencvaros as Cristiano Ronaldo returned from Corona Virus for his first Champions League of the season.
The Spanish Intgernational scored goals in each half, repeating his two goals he scored against Dynamo Kiev in the Group G opener .
In heavy rain, Juventus opened their account on seven minutes when Leonardo Bonucci split the home defence to send Juan Cuadrado dashing down the right wing. The lively Colombian fizzed a low cross across the goalmouth for the onrushing Morata to fire home from close range.
Approaching half-time Andrea Pirlo's side should have gone two-up but Morata, sent clear on goal, opted to lay off to Ronaldo, whose effort was blocked by the lunging Miha Blazic.
Ronaldo, who tried hard throughout without scoring, had been Covid-positive for 19 days after a test while on international duty with Portugal, missing four games and returning to Serie A action last Sunday. The Portuguese captain could have extended the lead ten minutes after the break after seizing on a defensive slip but pulled his shot across goal.
On the hour Ronaldo turned provider, his cross from the right dummied by substitute Weston McKennie to reach Morata who had space to curl a right-footer past the helpless Denes Dibusz. The Hungarian international's night got worse on 72 minutes when he fumbled a back-pass allowing Dybala to tap in and seal the Italian side's win.
Ten minutes from the end the Argentinian pounced on another lapse at the back, pressuring the Georgian international Dvali to turn it into his own net. Ivorian striker Franck Boli grabbed a consolation for the battling but inexperienced Hungarians just before the final whistle. Juventus, who topped their Champions League section in the last two seasons, now have six points behind group leaders Barcelona on nine points after three games. The next game for the Bianconeri is the return fixture against Ferencvaros in Turin on November 24.