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Massimiliano Allegri is not worried about his team despite losing against Udinese

Massimiliano Allegri has the task of defending the Serie A title of Juventus and the Italian manager is also expected to make a genuine charge for another piece of silverware but the current champions of Italy faced an early obstacle as they played against Udinese and lost 0-1 in the opening match of the season.

This defeat does not seem to concern Allegri as the former manager of Ac.Milan announced that his team is in good shape and that his team actually played fine but just failed to deliver the goals. Allegri said: “We did what we had to do for 70 minutes, only really failing to get a goal. Then we should have defended better on their goal. We had five men back there against two, and we were really badly organized.

“Physically we’re in great shape, so it’s nothing to do with that. I think we played well; we just need to have more belief in ourselves because we do have a lot of quality. Our squad is already good enough to challenge for the Scudetto’’

Juventus wasn’t the only team which sustained a surprising result in their opening match of the season as this also occurred with other teams from around the club including: Chelsea and Real Madrid.

Chelsea had to settle with a 2-2 draw against Swansea City and a few weeks later they only barely managed to claim a 3-2 triumph over West Bromwich Albion and this was mostly thanks to the outstanding performance of Pedro who signed with the Premier League club on August 20. Read more »


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