CR7 after hitting a brace against Sampdoria: “We’ve won nearly all our games but we must stay focused and keep working away”

After his match-winning double ensured Juve ended 2018 with another three points against Sampdoria, Cristiano Ronaldo stock of the campaign so far.

“The first half of the season has gone really well,” said the Portuguese, who now leads the Serie A scoring charts with 14 goals from 19 matches.

“We’ve won nearly all our games and we’re a solid side but there’s still a long way to go. We must stay focused and keep working away if we want to achieve great things.”

Ronaldo also had his say on the use of VAR, after Sampdoria had a late goal rightly disallowed.

“I like it a lot because it reduces the number of mistakes. It’s not easy for the match officials to analyse everything that goes on in a match. We just have to let them get on with their jobs.”