25 May 2022 | 11:52 | Football
Juventus on the training ground
The Italian team lost 0-3 to the Spanish representative and was eliminated from C1 from the round of 16. This defeat will increase the pressure on Allegri, who is going through a difficult season when he returns to Juve.
However, he did not think this was a disastrous defeat for the Old Lady: “I think the whole team played well for more than 75 minutes. In the second half, Villarreal decided to only defend in the box but they had a chance. and they’ve embraced it. That’s what football is.”
“We had good chances in the first half, less in the second because Villarreal started defending with 11 men, obviously they were trying to get the game into extra time. But that goal changed everything. rank.”
Allegri added: “There are 10 teams in Europe at a better level than Juventus. That’s not a pity, it’s a fact. It’s not fair to say this is a failure.”
Defender Danilo, meanwhile, frustrated after the loss, said: “We have to apologize to our fans and keep working hard.”
Allegri, who has won five Serie A titles, has struggled this season as Juve languish in fourth place in Serie A, seven points behind leaders Milan and now out of Europe.