No Ronaldo, no wins for Juve in Serie A

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No Cristiano Ronaldo. No wins for Juventus.

The Bianconeri remained winless in Serie A and slumped to their second consecutive defeat since Ronaldo returned to Manchester United, losing 2-1 at Napoli.

Napoli centre back Kalidou Koulibaly scored five minutes from time after Moise Kean inexplicably headed the ball toward his own goal from a Napoli corner, setting up a tap-in for Koulibaly.

Matteo Politano equalised for Napoli near the hour mark after Alvaro Morata's opener for Juventus 10 minutes in at Diego Armando Maradona Stadium.

"We need to change the way we play," Juventus captain Giorgio Chiellini said.

"When you have a superstar like Ronaldo you can't not play for him.

"We should be grateful to Cristiano for these years at Juventus but we need to move on."

Juventus are on one point from three games.

With Massimiliano Allegri having returned as Juventus coach after Andrea Pirlo's unsuccessful tenure last season ended a run of nine straight Italian league titles, Juventus also lost at home to promoted Empoli before the international break.

The loss to Empoli came a day after Ronaldo's transfer, while this defeat came on the day that Ronaldo scored twice in his first match and win for United in 12 years in the English Premier League.

"We put in a worse performance against Empoli but today unfortunately we paid the price for errors," Allegri said.

"In soccer, when you don't win, you can only shut up and work hard."

Juventus doesn't have much time to train, though, before travelling to Sweden for their Champions League opener against Malmo on Tuesday.

Napoli, meanwhile, have won all three of its matches under new coach Luciano Spalletti and moved three points clear of Lazio, Inter Milan, Roma, AC Milan and Fiorentina, who won at Atalanta 2-1.

"I've got to thank Spalletti for making the team solid," Napoli president Aurelio De Laurentiis said of the former Roma, Zenit St. Petersburg and Inter coach.

"I chose Spalletti because he's diligent, orderly and handles things firmly, just the way I like it.

"You can talk to him and he doesn't get offended if you ask for an explanation, because he isn't haunted by his ego."

Dusan Vlahovic converted two penalties for Fiorentina in a their win at Atalanta, which was expected to contend for the title but has only one win in three matches.

Duvan Zapata pulled one back for Atalanta but Fiorentina goalkeeper Pietro Terracciano saved several potential equalisers.

Venezia earned their first points in Serie A in nearly 20 years after beating promoted Empoli 2-1.

Back in the top division for the first time since 2002, Venezia's goals came from two newly acquired players: French forward Thomas Henry and Nigerian striker David Okereke.

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