Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice and created another target as Juventus returned to winning ways found in Serie A with a good 4-1 victory over Udinese found in Turin on Sunday, moving the champions up to fifth in the standings.
Ronaldo opened the scoring with a trademark get, after latching to Aaron Ramsey's move in the 31st minute, before threading an ideal through ball into the path of Federico Chiesa to rating Juve's second target four minutes into the second half.
The VAR had a busy evening in Turin. Initial, the referee was asked to seek advice from the pitch-side keep an eye on before ruling out what Udinese imagined was the opener for a handball early on, before Aaron Ramsey suffered the same fate when he was penalised for handball, after a second look.
Ronaldo's second target put the result beyond any doubt as he took his aim tally to 14 group goals for the growing season -- two more than anyone else in Serie A -- in the 70th minute, with Marvin Zeegelaar scoring an injury-period consolation for Udinese.
There was even now time for Paulo Dybala to score another objective for Juventus as Andrea Pirlo's side moved 10 points behind leaders AC Milan, with a casino game in hand, while Udinese drop to 13th and so are without a win in their last four games.
Seeking to forget their amaze 3-0 dwelling defeat to Fiorentina in their last game prior to the winter break, Juventus thought they had again fallen behind once Rodrigo de Paul fired house from close range.
Udinese celebrated, but the referee was asked to seem again at whether De Paul had taken care of earlier in the maneuver, before the goal was eliminated.
Ronaldo in that case took centre stage with his emphatic first-half finish, an even better pass for Juves second and a fine third.
Welshman Ramsey idea he previously scored his first aim of the growing season in the next half, but again it had been eliminated for handball.
Dybalas injury-period strike completed a good flattering scoreline for Juventus, given Udinese had hit the woodwork twice in the meet and missed numerous other chances.