Ronaldo scores contentious winner against Sampdoria (image courtesy Getty)

Cristiano Ronaldo was on target as champions Juventus maintained their unbeaten run in Serie A by defeating Sampdoria 2-1 after the video assistant referee ruled out an injury-time equaliser.

Ronaldo registered the Old Lady on the scoresheet early on, and later scored a late winner from the penalty spot.

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The penalty was awarded for a handball which appeared not to be intentional. This happened before Riccardo Saponara thought he had sealed a point for the visitors.