Juventus have won the Coppa Italia quarter-final fixture versus Sassuolo 2-1, with Dusan Vlahovic and Paulo Dybala finding the net crucially. Juve are now set to face Fiorentina in the semi-final, who beat Atalanta 2-3 away from home earlier today. After the match Juventus manager Max Allegri spoke with the Italian press, here is what he had to say.
ON VLAHOVIC – “Happy with his purchase and Zakaria, excellent players who have integrated well into a team that came from a good period. A player with characteristics that we did not have, happy with He must improve, he must be cleaner and attack more depth. Vlahovic did well. We had a lot of chances in the second half. He had an important approach. Trident? Paulo is an important player, he has technical quality and let’s not forget that he was coming off an injury lay-off. I’m happy with the game he played.”
ABOUT THE MATCH -” The game was almost over, we were also lucky. In the first half we left the game after the goal, Sassuolo took the field and put us in difficulty. At the end of the first half we returned to doing well, as we did in the second half ”
ON MORATA– “He has always played with a point of reference and he turns around. He made good performances but he can’t express himself to the maximum. He entered well, like Locatelli and Rabiot. we were more aggressive ”
ON THE SCUDETTO RACE -” 11 points from Inter potentially, we make the race against Atalanta, an aggressive and physical team, I will want to make up for the elimination. An important step, a head to head to the end with them, the others now I’m out of our reach ”