Serbian star Dusan Vlahovic equaled Cristiano Ronaldo’s number for the number of goals scored in one year in the Italian Football League (33), during his team Fiorentina’s 2-2 draw with its guest Sassuolo in the eighteenth stage on Sunday.
Although he compensated for his two-goal delay to a draw and completed the match with ten players in the last twenty minutes, Fiorentina failed to remain in fifth place, after both Roma and Juventus won their match on Saturday. 31 points, with the capital’s team ahead of the goal difference in fifth place, behind Fiorentina and Juventus in seventh.
Sassuolo advanced 2-0 within five minutes in the first half thanks to Gianluca Samaca (32) and Davide Frattisi (37), but the hosts responded in the second half with goals from Vlahovic (51) and Uruguayan Lucas Torreira (61), before their player Cristiano Biraghi was sent off. In the 68th minute, after receiving a second yellow card.
Vlahovic consolidated his lead in the top scorers in the league this season with 16 goals, raising the number of his goals in 2021 to 33 in the Italian league to equal Ronaldo’s number achieved in 2020 when he was in the ranks of Juventus, knowing that this number has not been achieved since 1960, and the opportunity will be for the Serbian To break this record in the last match of the year against its host Verona next Wednesday.