- POSTED ON: 20 May, 2019
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- POSTED BY: A.S. Ganesh
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Cristiano Ronaldo’s arrival at Juventus was a move to strengthen their push for a Champions League title. While that dream fell flat this time around in the quarter-final against Ajax, they did extend their domestic dominance by wrapping up the Serie A title days after their Champions League exit.
This meant that weeks before the Serie A season was scheduled to come to an end, the winner was already known. For on April 20, 2019, the Turin giants assured themselves of the title with a 2-1 win over Fiorentina.
They picked up their eighth straight Scudetto (literally meaning “little shield” which is a decoration worn by Italian sports clubs that win the annual championship of their respective sport) in the process – the longest such title-winning streak in any of Europe’s top five leagues (English Premier League, French Ligue 1, German Bundesliga, Italian Serie A and Spanish La Liga).
Here is a quick look at Juve’s rich streak and other such instances where teams have dominated the domestic competition… (click to expand)
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