Allegri on Champions League hangover

first_imgMax Allegri admits the Champions League hangover was on show in Juventus narrow 1-0 win over Bologna.Juve salvaged a win courtesy of Dybala who came off the bench to scrape a 1-0 win at the Stadio Dall’Ara.The Old lady’s survived a late scare when Nicola Sansone’s shot was tipped on to the upright in stoppages. And Allegri expressed fitness concerns after the game.“It was only natural there would be a hangover after such an important game as the Champions League.“We allowed Bologna very little until the final save that Mattia Perin made to turn it on to the upright,” the Coach told Football Italia.“This is a crucial result, as it means we’ll go into the head-to-head with Napoli at least 13 points clear at the top of the table.“We’re hoping to get some players back, although Douglas Costa is probably the only one who could recover. We’re glad that Napoli are coming up because that is an important test for us just before Atletico.”Report: No deadline day move for Dybala George Patchias – September 2, 2019 There will be no last-minute transfer of Paulo Dybala from Juventus this summer.According to Sky Sports and its associates in Italy, the player is…There were some tactical adjustments with Joao Cancelo in the trident attack and Federico Bernardeschi in midfield.“It’s one game from the start and another when coming on for the last 20 minutes. I asked Cancelo to give us more width and he has more room there to push forward and make the most of his characteristics.”Paulo Dybala delivers … with his second goal in two Serie A games. 👌👏#UCL pic.twitter.com/gmcUr1YnRA— UEFA Champions League (@ChampionsLeague) February 24, 2019Allegri was asked if some of these changes could be used for the second leg against Atletico Madrid on March 12.“I’ll see if I get some divine inspiration. We could’ve done better in attacking between the lines, but the side we face in Turin will be very different. I think they’ll be even more defensive and clammed up, so we have to be more precise in our passing.”last_img

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