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Allegri reveals Juventus mistake against Real Madrid

Serie A By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 16/04/2018

 

Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri has revealed the mistake Juventus did against Real Madrid in the second leg of the quarterfinals against Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu, according to according to Sky Italia.

He spoke on the last minute penalty awarded to Real Madrid and the mistake his team did during their clash against the European Champions.

On the penalty call against Real Madrid: "It was a delicate moment, more for the boys than for me. For two days, we all vented on the training ground, the team focused on other stuff. Life goes on and so does football. We needed to be more careful in committing fouls. We also needed to be more focused, especially on a throw-in."

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On his future: "Being applauded for getting kicked out of the Champions League annoys me. I want to train these guys for a long time."

Though he heaped praises on Juventus for their brilliant bounce back after they secure a 3-0 win against Sampdoria, On the Rome derby: "Inzaghi and Di Francesco are doing great things, they are young coaches who have great careers ahead of themselves."

On his substitutions: "Thanks to Pjanic, who came off with a small injury, I was able to bring on Douglas Costa. I decided to plan the game so that both Costa and Higuain could come on and be decisive. Gonzalo remained on the bench, but he will be decisive for the Scudetto."

On the Scudetto: "Don't worry, we have Crotone next, it will be tough. The championship is still long, this week will be important and we have to face the games with serenity."

Juventus will hope to retain the Serie A title after losing out on the Champions League yet to another Spanish team this season.
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