The Bianconeri travel to Russia to face Zenit St Petersburg in the third round of the Champions League. Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri informs about the team and the players.
De Ligt has fully recovered and will play,”
Allegri said at a press conference. “
Otherwise Rugani would have played. But he has recovered and will play
The head coach explained about the players who will be in the line-up.
As for the formation, De Ligt, Bonucci and Szczesny play,
” he said.
“Then I will see how the others are
“Arthur will get some more minutes; I don’t know if he will start or enter during the game. [Alvaro] Morata is fine, he has fully recovered and could start.”
have not lost in their last seven games and have won their last four in Serie A.
Is Allegri satisfied with his Juventus situation?
I feel like smiling when they tell me ‘your Juve
’,” he said.
“I have good players, at the beginning I didn’t know everyone well
“Right now the team also like to defend and this is a good thing. We need to improve, both in attack and defence. Then the results increase the self-esteem and you work with more serenity.”“I feel like smiling when they tell me ‘your Juve’,” he said. “I have good players, at the beginning I didn’t know everyone well.
“Right now the team also like to defend and this is a good thing. We need to improve, both in attack and defence. Then the results increase the self-esteem and you work with more serenity.”
is ready to play, but
still has problems. However, Allegri expects the Argentine to be ready against
He’s working well, he hasn’t worked with the team yet,
” Allegri added.
“He should almost certainly be available against Inter
“Sunday’s game? Needless to talk about it now, tomorrow we have a match-ball that we must exploit.”
Before the break in November, Allegri expressed hope that his team would be among the top teams in Serie A and reach the knockout stages of the Champions League.
We have the opportunity to remain attached to the top and to advance from the group stage in the Champions League,”
he said. “T
hen we’ll see for the rest. We are calm
Allegri also spoke about the referee's controversial decisions during last weekend's 1-0 victory.
I have already commented on Sunday
,” he said. “
The thing that has arisen is part Italy. I believe that each of us would have something to complain about every Sunday
“I believe there’s a generational change among the Italian referees. They are good, they are helped by VAR. We need to give them time.”
Allegri expects a tough game in Russia against
“Zenit are a team with important technical values, with very good players in the middle of the field,”
“In front, they have two players with different characteristics.
“To come out with a positive result, you need to have a good match.”
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