More

    ‘I spoke to Pjanic’ -Juvefc.com

    Maurizio says he has spoken to Miralem Pjanic ahead of Juve’s match with Milan while Cristiano Ronaldo and Paulo Dybala are phenomenal players who are likely to start together against the Rossoneri.

    The Juventus coach spoke with Sky Sport ahead of the Coppa Italia clash and offered some insight into his starting XI and the challenges of playing again after a lengthy break.

    “I think we are lucky enough to be playing in three competitions, separately from each other” he told Sky, “And we can focus the motivations on one goal at a time, this can be an advantage.

    “The matches with Milan have all been difficult this year, in the league as in the Italian Cup. They are an opponent who create difficulties for us and the result of the first leg does not guarantee us anything.

    “The player suspensions make me think that they will play with the same competitive eleven as the first leg, the tie is still very open.”

    “Are we ready? The pitch will tell us, I think nobody can know for certain, for various reasons.

    NFL Betting

    “The first is because we come from an abnormal interruption. In the summer, players have a break but for 30 days, they stay active, swimming or tennis for example.

    “This time the interruption was passive. The boys were on the couch and trained at home. We can have certainties, also given the lack of friendlies. I can be satisfied with what I saw in training, but then the response in the game will be different.

    “Unfortunately today we have had more players on paper than on the pitch, there have been three or four long injuries, such as those of Chiellini, Demiral and Khedira, in addition to Rabiot and Ramsey.”

    Paulo Dybala and Cristiano Ronaldo had been forging a strong partnership prior to the break.

    “Dybala? A phenomenal player. Our difficulty from a tactical point of view is only that of making two atypical players play together.

    “They can make the difference in any action, however, it is clear that it is not easy to make them coexist. There is the risk of having the opposing area a little empty, but it is a nice problem to have.

    “Pjanic? I found him to be much better than when we interrupted the season. I talked a lot with him, he is an extraordinary player.

    “He cannot afford to have 4 or 5 bad games as he had, and he agrees with me. He went through a tough time after a couple of poor games, but he must be convinced that he is a great player.

    “Even the big players can be wrong, but they do it once or two, then they raise their heads.

    The race for the Scudetto looks a two-way tie between Juventus Lazio but Sarri is careful to not rule out Inter, despite beating them in the Derby D’Italia.

    “With 13 games to play, we must also consider the Nerazzurri. This will be a restart with many unknown factors, losing points can be very easy.”

    Finally, Juventus will hope to return to the Champions League in August, albeit with a 1-0 deficit against Lyon, but will the extra game time benefit Juventus?

    “Is it better to play a game after 5 months or do it after 14 games in 40 days? I don’t think it will make too much of a difference, it’s practically a one-off game. “

    Administrator

    Site Administrator and Owner. Started Juvefc.com way back in 2001, still going strong, still supporting one club. Solo Juve.

    Source link news

    Related articles

    Comments

    LEAVE A REPLY

    Please enter your comment!
    Please enter your name here

    Betting on Soccer

    Share article

    Latest articles

    Arsenal striker Lacazette joins custom boots craze with pair inspired by Minions, Philadelphia 76ers

    Alexandre Lacazette is the latest star player to show off a pair of custom football boots, with the Arsenal forward stepping out for training...

    Episode 617 – Saka gets us out of our own jail

    Welcome to another episode of the Arsecast – the Arsenal podcast. In this episode I’m joined by Ryan Hunn and Andrew Allen to discuss our...

    Liverpool U23s forward becomes the latest to suffer season-ending injury – Liverpool FC

    Liverpool have suffered another season-ending injury this week, with under-23s forward Jack Bearne undergoing surgery following ankle ligament damage in training. This campaign has seen...

    Arteta insists EL exit would have been ‘harsh’ on Arsenal as Aubameyang helps rectify Ceballos mistakes

    Arsenal left it late as they beat Benfica 4-3 on aggregate in Athens to secure their place in the Europa League last 16. After their...
    Betting on Soccer

    Newsletter

    Subscribe to stay updated.

    Get all the Soccers update on your hand. Always touch with Soccer