Juve still in control – Allegri

first_imgJuventus manager Massimiliano Allegri believes that his side are still in control of the Serie A title race, after losing 1-0 to rivals Napoli on SundayThe reigning champions suffered a shock home defeat to their title rivals at Turin with a late Kalidou Koulibaly winner allowing Napoli to reduce the gap to just one point between the sides in the Serie A standings with just four matches remaining.The victory in Turin has restored Napoli’s title aspirations with fireworks and exuberant fans diving into the fountain at the Piazza Trieste e Trento on the streets of Naples.But Allegri is certain that Juventus, with their slender point lead, still have the advantage.“We are still top of the table, we still have the advantage,” said Allegri, according to Sport360.Franck Ribery, FiorentinaFiorentina owner: “Ribery played better than Ronaldo!” Andrew Smyth – September 14, 2019 Fiorentina owner Rocco Commisso was left gushing over Franck Ribery’s performance against Juventus, which he rates above that of even Cristiano Ronaldo’s.“Now we have a rest day, then we have to prepare for what I think really will be the decisive match for our season against Inter Milan (next Saturday).“I think the title race will remain open until May 20. There’s nothing you can take for granted in football.”The Juventus coach admitted that the team’s hectic schedule played a part in their dismal performance: “To the lads I can’t say anything, we play 57 games in a year, the others do not.”The defeat marked Juventus’ second at their Allianz Stadium in the Serie A with the Turin side having previously lost to Lazio back in October.last_img

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