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Sampdoria 0-0 Juventus | Player Ratings
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Sampdoria 0-0 Juventus | Player Ratings

Juventus could only take a point against Sampdoria. The Bianconeri were very disappointing to watch, a big step backwards after the performance last week against Sassuolo. Massimiliano Allegri has a lot of work to do before they face Roma next week. Here are our player ratings for today: Starting XI: Perin (7) - Danilo (4) - Rugani (4) - Bremer (4) - Alex Sandro (4) - Locatelli (4) - Mckennie (4) - Rabiot (4) - Cuadrado (3) - Vlahovic (4) - Kostic (4) Subs Ratings: De Sciglio (4) - Miretti (6) - Kean (3) - Rovella (4)
Sampdoria vs Juventus: Match Preview by The Calcio Guy
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Sampdoria vs Juventus: Match Preview by The Calcio Guy

After a thumping victory at home against Sassuolo, Juventus will now be travelling to Luigi Ferraris Stadium as they face Sampdoria in the matchday 2. On the other hand, the ligurian club didn't have one of the best starts to the season as they lost 2-0 to Atalanta at home and will surely be looking to bounce back.Here's everything you need to know about the game in today's Match Preview by The Calcio Guy: Recent Form:   Juventus kicked off their Serie A campaign with a 3-0 win against Sassuolo last week. Debutant Angel Di Maria made it to the score sheet as he scored the first Juventus goal of the season, followed by a brace of goals from Bianconeri's star striker Dusan Vlahovic. Serie A Form Guide: W Meanwhile Sampdoria struggled in the first home game of the se...
Juventus 3-0 Sassuolo | Player Ratings
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Juventus 3-0 Sassuolo | Player Ratings

Juventus have started the season in full swing, registering a 3-0 victory against Sassuolo in Turin. The Bianconeri could not have wished for a better start. Angel Di Maria, on his debut opened the scoring for Juventus, before Dusan Vlahovic found the net twice. Here are our player ratings: Starting XI: Perin (8) - Danilo (7) - Bremer (8) - Bonucci (7) - Sandro (7) - Locatelli (6) - Mckennie (6) - Zakaria (6) - Cuadrado (6) - Di Maria (9) - Vlahovic (9) Subs Ratings: De Sciglio (7) - Kostic (6) - Miretti (6) - Rovella (7) - Soule (6)
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Juventus vs Sassoulo: Match Preview by The Calcio Guy

After a long wait, Serie A is finally back this weekend. However, Bianconeri have to wait till Monday night to get things going, as Juventus host Sassoulo at Allianz Stadium on matchday 1. Last year, both the teams won against each other away from home and it has always been a high scoring fixture. Here's everything you need to know about the game in today's Match Preview by The Calcio Guy. Recent Form: Juventus had a huge summer in terms of transfer window. However they haven't been able to reciprocate the same impact on the pitch in pre season so far. In 4 pre season games that they played, Old Lady was able to win just one game out of them, losing 2 and drawing one. Juventus won their opening game against Guadalajara but then lost to reigning UCL champions Real Madrid, then dr...
Juventus 0-4 Atletico | Player Ratings
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Juventus 0-4 Atletico | Player Ratings

Juventus suffered a heavy defeat at Continassa against Spanish giants Atletico Madrid in their last pre season friendly. Alvaro Morata scored a hat trick against his former side. Cunha scored the fourth for Atleti. Here are our ratings. Starting XI: Szczesny (7) - Danilo (2) - Bonucci (3) - Bremer (3) - Sandro (2) - Locatelli (3) - Zakaria (2) - Fagioli (3) - Di Maria (2) - Vlahovic (2) - Soule (2) Subs Ratings: Gatti (3) - Rabiot (3) - De Sciglio (3) - Miretti (3) - Rugani (3) - Barbieri (4) - Rovella (4) Massimiliano Allegri: (2) Juventus start their season next week against Sassuolo. Massimiliano Allegri's side have a lot to work on in the coming days to make sure the start of the new season is not similar to previous season's.
Real Madrid 2-0 Juventus | Player Ratings
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Real Madrid 2-0 Juventus | Player Ratings

Juventus suffered a 2-0 defeat against Real Madrid in their last pre season friendly in USA. Karim Benzema opened the scoring through a penalty in the 19th minute before Marco Asensio doubled the lead later on in the second half. Here are our player ratings: Starting XI: Perin (8) - Danilo (3) - Bonucci (6) - Bremer (6) - Sandro (5) - Locatelli (7) -Fagioli (6) - Zakaria (5) - Di Maria (4) - Vlahovic (4) - Kean (4) Subs Ratings: Cuadrado (4) - Rovella (6) - Ake (4) - Gatti (6) - Pinsoglio (5) - Pellegrini (4) - Rugani (5) - Soule (5) - Barbieri (5) - Da Graca (4) - Cudrig (4) The Bianconeri will now return back to Turin to play a traditional friendly against the youth side on August 3rd before traveling to Israel to play Atletico Madrid in the last pre season game.
FC Barcelona 2-2 Juventus | Player Ratings
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FC Barcelona 2-2 Juventus | Player Ratings

FC Barcelona and Juventus met in a pre season friendly which resulted in a 2-2 draw. Dembele gave Barcelona the lead in in the 34th minute, just five minutes later, Moise Kean equalized for Juventus but Dembele again would give Barca the lead just a minute after Juve had leveled the score line. In the 52nd minute, Moise Kean got his second and brought Juve back in the game once again. Despite, Barcelona tried to get the lead again but couldn't get past Mattia Perin. Here are our player ratings: Starting XI: Szczesny (5) - Danilo (5) - Bremer (6) - Bonucci (5) - Sandro (2) - Rovella (7) - Zakaria (6) - Locatelli (6) - Di Maria (7) - Cuadrado (4) - Kean (7) Subs Ratings: Perin (7) - Gatti (6) - Rugani (5) - Pellegrini (6) - Compagnon (5) - Fagioli (5) - Barbieri (5) - Soule (5...
Juventus-Lazio: Player ratings
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Juventus-Lazio: Player ratings

It was an emotional day at the Allianz Stadium, as both Giorgio Chiellini and Paulo Dybala said their goodbyes to Turin. A late goal saw Lazio complete the comeback and draw 2-2 against Juventus. Max Statman gives you a quick rundown and player ratings. Juventus only needed ten minutes to grab the lead. Dusan Vlahovic put a cross from Alvaro Morata behind Lazio-goalkeeper Strakosha. Shortly after, Giorgio Chiellini left the field, which created an emotional moment. Lazio grew a little stronger, but didn't quite test the Juventus defence. A stunning shot by Alvaro Morata doubled the Bianconeri's advantage. A couple of minutes into the second half, Lazio pulled one back. A corner was headed towards goal by Milinkovic-Savic and Alex Sandro gave it the final touch. Paulo Dybala left...
Genoa 2-1 Juventus | Player Ratings
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Genoa 2-1 Juventus | Player Ratings

Juventus suffered a 2-1 defeat at Genoa. Here are our Juventus player ratings: Szczesny (7) Cuadrado (5), Rugani (4), Bonucci (5), De Sciglio (2) Miretti (6), Rabiot (5), Arthur (3) Vlahovic (4), Dybala (8), Kean (2) Subs Ratings: Alex Sandro (4), Zakaria (5), Bernardeschi (4), Morata (6), Ake (6)                
Genoa vs Juventus | Predicted Starting XI
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Genoa vs Juventus | Predicted Starting XI

Juventus visit Genoa on Friday night, with top 4 already secured, Massimiliano Allegri's side are trying to overtake Napoli, meanwhile, Genoa are down to 19th in the table, destined for Serie B. Juventus come into the game with three consecutive wins, meanwhile, Genoa have only won once in last five games. Genoa are ranked thirteen in goals conceded per match (1.6). Genoa have scored only two goals in their last five games. Juventus are ranked third for goals conceded this season (0.9). The Bianconeri haven't lost to Genoa in last six games and are unbeaten in eight games overall. Danilo and Pellegrini are out of this fixture, while Cuadrado and De Sciglio are back.. Juventus still have a number of players out which includes Manuel Locatelli and Weston Mckennie who are still no...
Juventus 2-1 Sassuolo | Player Ratings
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Juventus 2-1 Sassuolo | Player Ratings

Juventus have beaten Sassuolo 2-1 at the Mapei to gain three vital points in securing a top four place. The Bianconeri are now just one point behind Napoli. Juventus were relatively poor in the first half and were punished by Giacomo Raspadori in the 39th minute but the Bianconeri equalized soon through Paulo Dybala. Dybala who had been disappointing, brought Juve back through a fierce strike. Juventus were made to sweat in the second half, Morata's early header in the last 45 was denied by Consigli. Late in the 89th minute, Moise Kean scored through Consigli's legs and celebrated by taking his shirt off. That was enough to secure the three points. Szczesny (7), De Sciglio (6), Rugani (6), Bonucci (6), Alex Sandro (6), Danilo (6), Zakaria (7), Bernardeschi (6), Morata (6), Dybala ...
Sassuolo vs Juventus | Predicted Starting XI
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Sassuolo vs Juventus | Predicted Starting XI

Juventus face Sassuolo on Monday at the Stadio Mapei, The Bianconeri are firmly placed at fourth spot, three wins should deal the champions league qualification for them, meanwhile their opponents are down to tenth place with not having anything left to play. Juventus:Szczesny, De Sciglio, De Ligt, Chiellini, Pellegrini, Cuadrado, Zakaria, Rabiot, Bernardeschi, Dybala, Vlahovic. Sassuolo:Consigli, Muldur, Chiriches, Ferrari, Kyriakopoulos, Lopez, Frattesi, Berardi, Raspadori, Traore, Scamacca.
Juventus vs Fiorentina | Injury Update and Predicted Starting XI
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Juventus vs Fiorentina | Injury Update and Predicted Starting XI

Exiting the Champions League to Villarreal and then slipping up twice in Serie A since the start of April sees Juventus staring at a season free of silverware for the first time in over a decade if they cannot claim the Coppa Italia next month. Juventus face Fiorentina on Wednesday in the second leg of Coppa Italia, The Bianconeri are heading into the tie with a 1-0 advantage thanks to Venuti's late own goal in Florence. Juventus: Perin, De Sciglio, De Ligt, Bonucci, Sandro, Zakaria, Danilo, Bernardeschi, Rabiot, Morata, Vlahovic. Fiorentina: Terracciano; Venuti, Igor, Milenkovic, Biraghi; Castrovilli, Torreira, Duncan; Gonzalez, Piatek, Ikone.
Juventus 1-1 Bologna | Player Ratings
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Juventus 1-1 Bologna | Player Ratings

Juventus only managed to get a 1-1 draw against Bologna in Turin. Here are our player ratings. Szczesny (4) De Sciglio: (3), De Ligt (3), Chielini (3), Pellegrini (5) Danilo (6), Rabiot (2), Cuadrado (3), Dybala (3) Morata (7*), Vlahovic (4)
Juventus vs Bologna | Injury Update & Predicted Starting XI
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Juventus vs Bologna | Injury Update & Predicted Starting XI

Juventus face Bologna on Saturday in the match week 32 of Serie A. The Bianconeri are firmly placed on the fourth spot hoping to close the gap on the three sides ahead of them. Here's a little preview from us: In defence, Giorgio Chiellini will start alongside Matthjis de Ligt. The Bianconeri only have one two senior midfielders available of which only one is able to start. Adrien Rabiot will be accompanied by Danilo in the midfield. Denis Zakaria is only fit enough to be on the bench.  Max Allegri is expected to line up with a 4-2-3-1 in which Cuadrado Dybala Morata will play behind Dusan Vlahovic. Juventus: Szczesny, De Sciglio, De Ligt, Chiellini, Pellegrini, Danilo, Rabiot, Cuadrado, Dybala, Morata, Vlahovic. Bologna: Skorupski, Theate, Medel, Soumaoro, Djiks, Svanberg, Schout...
Cagliari 1-2 Juventus | Player Ratings
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Cagliari 1-2 Juventus | Player Ratings

Juventus have successfully secured three ugly points in Sardinia. Here's our post game treat. Juventus didn't started the game well enough, Paulo Dybala lost the ball which forced a turnover and resulted into a goal for the hosts. Luca Pellegrini found the net just 11 minutes after but the goal was ruled out due to a Adrien Rabiot deflected hand ball.  Juventus, failed to create a clear cut in the first 45 minutes but in the stoppage time, Juan Cuadrado's cross was directed into the net via a precise De Ligt header. Juventus got the equaliser before the half time whistle which eased the nerves a bit. The Bianconeri came out better in the second half, with more energy, enthusiasm and fight. Paulo Dybala's shot was turned in by Giorgio Chiellini but the goal was ruled out as Chiellini ...
Cagliari vs Juventus | Injury Update & Predicted Starting XI
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Cagliari vs Juventus | Injury Update & Predicted Starting XI

Juventus visit Cagliari on Saturday, The hots welcome the Bianconeri with concerns of relegation. Cagliari are current 17th, three points above relegation zone, meanwhile the Bianconeri are firmly placed on fourth spot with a lead of five points. Considering the fixture Juve have left, there should not be any problem in finishing in the top four. Cagliari have lost all four previous games, they have also failed to score on three of those four occasions. Meanwhile, the Bianconeri were on a 16 game unbeaten run in the league before suffering defeat to Inter Milan. Reading these stats, it is quite evident, Juventus are huge favourites going into the game. Anything other than three points with a couple of goals will be a disappointment for the Bianconeri. Masimmiliano Allegri announce...
Juventus-Salernitana: Match preview and probable starting XI
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Juventus-Salernitana: Match preview and probable starting XI

After a disappointing defeat in the Champions League round of 16 against Villarreal on Wednesday (0-3), Juventus are now looking to bounce back against Salernitana. The visitors are in last place in Serie A and in need of three points. Max Statman gives you a match preview, including some quotes from Max Allegri's press conference. "Tomorrow I'll field my strongest XI." There are no new injuries for Juventus, but Manuel Locatelli is unavailable due to testing positive for Covid-19. Even though Federico Bernardeschi, Giorgio Chiellini and Paulo Dybala returned to the squad last week, they're not expected to start. Coach Max Allegri said that the trio's fitness is improving, 'but they still don't have 90 minutes in their legs'. Allegri also mentoined that the squad, expect for the lo...
Juventus collapse and are out of the Champions League
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Juventus collapse and are out of the Champions League

Juventus have lost 0-3 (1-4 on aggregate) against Villarreal at the Allianz Stadium and are done in the Champions League. The Bianconeri fail to make it past the round of 16, while they were in full control for most of the match. After Ajax, Lyon and Porto, Villarreal is the newest name on a growing list of teams who've knocked out Juve in recent years. Juventus would get more than enough chances to take the lead in the first half. Morata put his head to a cross from Cuadrado, but the Spaniard's header was saved by Villarreal goalkeeper Rulli. It wouldn't be the last save from the Argentine on Wednesday night. Ten minutes later, Dusan Vlahovic tried from far out, which forced Rulli into another stop. The Serbian striker hit the bar shortly after, when De Sciglio found him at the n...
Morata brace helps Juve beat Sampdoria
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Morata brace helps Juve beat Sampdoria

Before playing the crucial second leg of the Champions League round of 16 against Villarreal, Juventus traveled to the Luigi Ferraris to face Sampdoria. Two goals by Morata and a penalty save by Szczesny helped Juventus take the 3 points back to Turin. Max Statman gives you a quick breakdown and player ratings. Juventus started the match without their star signing Dusan Vlahovic. The Serbian striker was put on the bench by Max Allegri, undoubtely because of the Champions League match against Villarreal on Wednesday. The first 20 minutes of the games weren't the most exciting, but Juventus were able to take the lead anyway. Juan Cuadrado, who captained the Bianconeri, saw Sampdoria defender Yoshida put his cross behind goalkeeper Falcone. Morata from the spot Sampdoria came close...
Juventus-Spezia: Match preview and probable starting XI
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Juventus-Spezia: Match preview and probable starting XI

Juventus face Spezia on Sunday evening after winning against Fiorentina at the very end of the match in Coppa Italia on Tuesday. Unfortunatly for the Bianconeri, lots of players are still out injured. The game has become even more important since Atalanta, who are competing for a top four spot with Juve, lost to Roma. Max Statman gives you a match preview, which also includes some quotes from Max Allegri’s press conference. Max Allegri confirmed that Paulo Dybala, Giorgio Chiellini, Alex Sandro and Mattia De Sciglio are all unavailable for tomorrow's match. Dybala was thought to be back for Sunday's match, but it's rumoured that he has sustained a new injury. Leonardo Bonucci is a doubt: "He has been playing even when he's not been 100 percent", Allegri said. Kaio Jorge and Weston McKe...
Fiorentina-Juve: Venuti’s late own goal brings Bianconeri closer to Coppa Italia final
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Fiorentina-Juve: Venuti’s late own goal brings Bianconeri closer to Coppa Italia final

In this season's Coppa Italia, only four teams are remaining: Juventus, Fiorentina and both AC and Inter Milan. After yesterday's goalless draw of Milan's squads, Calcio fans around the globe were undoubtedly expecting the other first-leg semi-final game today between the Viola and the Old Lady to be different dramatically as well as in the style of play. 1ST HALF Nevertheless, the first half at the Stadio Artemio Franchi showed us something far from what we all had hoped for. Fiorentina dominated on and off the ball, with Juventus being able to produce just one single shot, a blocked one, not even on goal. Shameless. It certainly was one of the ugliest first 45 minutes' performances that I have ever seen from the Bianconeri. Relevant statistics from the first half of Fiorentina-J...
Empoli-Juventus: Vlahovic shows his worth again
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Empoli-Juventus: Vlahovic shows his worth again

Even though it was a poor performance by Juventus, the three points are going back to Turin. Dusan Vlahovic made the difference on Saturday evening with a brace. Max Statman gives you a quick breakdown and player ratings. After only 7 minutes in the game, Denis Zakaria got a chance to give Juventus the lead. The Swiss midfielder came one on one with Vicario, but Empoli's goalkeeper saved his attempt. Zakaria would leave the field after 37 minutes because of an injury. He was replaced by Manuel Locatelli. Vlahovic once again showed he doesn't need a lot of space to create a chance. Juventus countered quickly and Kean gave the ball to Vlahovic, who's shot through Ismajli legs went just wide. Empoli also created some danger themselves, but Leonardo Bonucci was there to block a shot fr...
The Untold Story Of Empoli FC
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The Untold Story Of Empoli FC

A half an hour drive away from the city of Florence, Empoli has struggled to make a name for itself outside of italy as the club is not known to many non-serie a followers. But once, the team was not just a team of professional players, but also a team that gave up their dream of playing in the top tier division to join armed forces and helped their nation in winning many strategic battles during World War II, a decision of utmost sacrifice. This is the untold story of Empoli FC. Empoli is a small municipal town of the Tuscan region of Italy. It lies in between the Florence-Pisa route, approximately 30 minutes away from both the cities. Just like the other two cities, even Empoli is widely renowned for its culture, inventions and its contribution in the Renaissance movement in Europ...
Empoli-Juventus: Match preview and probable starting XI
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Empoli-Juventus: Match preview and probable starting XI

After a draw against Villarreal in the Champions League on Tuesday, Juventus' next match is already on the horizon. The Bianconeri will face Empoli on Saturday evening at the Stadio Carlo Castellani, while also having to deal with some new injuries. Max Statman gives you a match preview, which also includes some quotes from Max Allegri's press conference. Both Weston McKennie and Alex Sandro sustained injuries against Villarreal on Tuesday. The Brazilian will miss Saturday's match, while the American is going to be out for a longer period. McKennie fractured the second and third metatarsal of his left foot and is expected to be out for at least two months. Another player that is going to be out for a while, is Kaio Jorge. The Brazilian played a match for Juventus U23 on We...
Villarreal-Juventus: Avoidable draw for the Bianconeri
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Villarreal-Juventus: Avoidable draw for the Bianconeri

Juventus have drawn 1-1 against Villarreal in their first match in the Champions League round of 16. Dusan Vlahovic gave the Bianconeri the lead early on, but his goal was canceled out by Dani Parejo in the second half. Max Statman gives you a quick breakdown and player ratings. There's no way to start your debut in the Champions League better than Dusan Vlahovic did on Tuesday. He found the back of the net after only 36 seconds. Danilo found Vlahovic with an amazing through ball. The Serbian striker controlled it well and Rulli was unable to save his shot in the left bottom corner. After taking the lead, Juventus crawled back into their shell a little. They gave Villarreal most of the possesion in the early stages. In the 13th minute, Villarreal got their first big chance. Pedraza...
Villarreal vs. Juventus: Match preview and probable XI
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Villarreal vs. Juventus: Match preview and probable XI

Juventus will face Villarreal for their first match in the Champions League round of 16. The Bianconeri drew against Torino on Friday and the Derby della Mole also gave them some problems in defence. Max Statman goes over the latest team news and gives you a probable starting lineup. Juventus had trouble at the back before the match against Torino even started. Daniele Rugani was supposed to start, but suffered a hamstring injury. He will miss the game against Villarreal. Luca Pellegrini replaced Rugani on Friday, but, although selected for the squad, it looks like he won't play in the Champions League due to a bruised knee. Paulo Dybala also went off early on Friday and is out for Tuesday's match, due to an muscle injury in his left thigh. It is expected that both Dybala and Rugani...
The Untold Story Of Torino FC
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The Untold Story Of Torino FC

Sitting in the Northern part of Italy with the Swiss Alps in the background, Turin or the city of Torino is famous for two things: Chocolate and its love for Football. Often overshadowed by their noisy neighbours (Juventus), Torino FC are among the most successful clubs in Italy. With 5 consecutive Serie A titles in the 1940s, Torino FC was once a team that was feared all across Europe. Then, the impossible happened. A tragedy, that shook the club to its core. The club was never the same after. This is the untold story of Torino FC!   Turin, the capital of Piedmont province of Italy, has always been a household name of football in Italy. Football first arrived in the city of Turin at the end of the 19th century, introduced by the Swiss and English industrialists. Soon the...
Most important takeaways from Allegri’s press conference ahead of Torino
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Most important takeaways from Allegri’s press conference ahead of Torino

Juventus will face Torino at the Allianz Stadium on Friday evening. The Bianconeri drew Atalanta on Sunday, which means they remain in fourth place in Serie A. The Derby della Mole is Juventus' last match before the Champions League game against Villareal next week. Max Statman gathered the most important quotes from Allegri's press conference. Looking back on the draw against Atalanta: "We were doing well, we conceded a goal while in a favourable situation. Let's look at the glass full: it wasn't easy to play against Atalanta. We have to get a number of points to get into the top four, and more was lost than won on Sunday... That said, the result in Bergamo will become excellent only if we win tomorrow. Let's remember that, in view of the season, even a single point can become ...