Juventus stretched their lead in the Serie A to 11 points with a 3-0 win over Sassuolo but the game was also highlighted by Cristiano Ronaldo smashing the ball onto Sami Khedira’s face.
At the stroke of the hour mark, Ronaldo struck Khedira clean in the face after a miskick. Khedira fell to the ground and Ronaldo apologized to his teammate. The German midfielder felt the full wrath of the strike as he was subbed off five minutes after the incident.
Khedira opened the scoring in the 23rd minute while Ronaldo atoned for Khedira shot in the 70th minute as he got onto the score sheet. Emre Can assured all three points for Juventus in the 86th minute.