Toro-Juve, Allegri: “Important victory, retirement finished”

The Juventus coach: “Now let’s think about Empoli”

“We had a Juventus match, compact and tidy. It was important to win.” Thus the Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri after the 1-0 victory in the derby against Turin, followed by a two-day retreat. “It was not punitive – emphasizes the Juventus coach at the press conference -. It helped us to work harder and prepare for the match. Tonight I let them go home. It was an important match: now we have to recover our energy and win against Empoli. to continue the path “.

“It was a game in which we shot a lot. It wasn’t easy, we hadn’t won away from home yet. The first half was balanced, in the second half we had many chances and they had a shot on which we risked. We had a great match. Juventus, compact and tidy. It was important to win. There was a bit of frenzy, but it was difficult especially at the beginning. We must congratulate the boys: I was calm, I had seen them lucid “, he explains.

“Today the guys have shown that they are an important team and group. I’m happy, it’s the first away win this year and it wasn’t easy, they showed personality. Sorry for the past period, today we took the first step and the team he answered well. Now we have to continue “, he continues.

“There are things that sometimes fit together on the contrary, in those moments you have to take things on your side and today we succeeded. The guys did well, it means that it is only the beginning of a path that has been interrupted. week when we lost the point “, adds Allegri to Sky Sport referring to the draw against Salernitana on 11 September, the starting point of the crisis.

On the evening of the Olimpico, Allegri promotes all the players: “Finding the best is difficult – he explains – I’m happy because everyone has shown the right spirit, so you can get the results”. Words of praise especially for the defenders and Vlahovic, who scored the goal of the match: “Everyone did well, both with Bremer and Bonucci. In and around the area we scored well. Vlahovic played an important technical level match compared to the last two. He is 23 years old, he has to grow up like everyone else. Older ones improve, let alone a young one “.