Massimiliano Allegri, Juventus manager came out to defend his decision to remove. Arcadiusz Milik during the UEFA Champions League game last night. This was a decision that greatly puzzled Angel Di Maria.
Juventus boss Massimiliano Allegri denies tensions at the club after Angel Di Maria questioned why his coach took off. Arcadiusz Milik is out of the game. UEFA Champions League 2022/23 group stage H (2nd match) was a meeting of ‘Zebra’ to welcome Benfi’s visit. It was Ka and Milik who put Juventus in the lead in the first half in the fourth minute. But the visitors equalized through Joao Mario ‘s penalty in the 43rd minute.
In the second half, the visiting team took the lead from David Neres in the 55th minute, when Allegri opted to switch his players in pursuit of Di Maria’s equalizer. Was sent down in the 58th minute, but it was a decision to remove Milik, who scored the first goal of the game to allow Nicolo Fajolly to come down to play in the last 20 minutes, this made the winger. Argentina raises doubts
Amazon Prime Video‘s cameras captured the candid conversation between Di Maria and Milik at the end of the game. The Polish striker was asked why he was taken off, Milik seemed to shrug his shoulders in response. And Juventus boss Allegri was asked at a post-match press conference why he chose to withdraw Milik when the team needed an equalizer.
“Angel only had half of the session to train with the team and needed playing time to recover his fitness,” Allegri said of Di Maria, who became a surprise substitute. “I took Milik off because we had a problem with only two midfielders. So I took off Milik, who looked more tired.”
It was a bad start for Juventus, who are in Group H of the Champions League when they lost two successive games by the same score, 2-1, the last time losing to Paris Saint -Germain. T-Germain That puts them in the bottom position together with Maccabi Haifa , who are also without a point after their 2-1 defeat to Benfica, and this season they have won just two of their games this UFABET season. Playing 8 games in all competitions too.
“Football is difficult to describe. All we can say is that after 2-1 down the game is over, we risk conceding 3-1 and 4-1,” Allegri added to Sky Sport Italia. But the form of play has not improved. There is no reason to explain and discuss right now. We can only work hard.” “I told the team that these moments can happen in football. We have to come out together as a team. With a sense of responsibility.” “We have an important game in Serie A against Monza. And after that we think of Europe. Of course it will be complicated. But there is still a chance of recovery or success.”