Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri says Paulo Dybala “simply must be serene” after he as soon as once more drew a clean in Tuesday’s 2-Zero Champions League win over Olympiakos.
Argentina ahead Dybala has failed to search out the again of the online within the Champions League this season, regardless of beginning the entire Bianconeri‘s six group video games.
After netting 10 objectives within the first six Serie A video games of the season, the 24-year-old has added solely an additional two in his final 9 video games.
“It is simply a type of durations through which issues should not going for him,” Allegri informed Mediaset. “The identical factor occurred final 12 months, he simply must be serene and get again to doing issues with nice simplicity.”
Dybala didn’t open his account till the seventh spherical of Serie A fixtures final season, and he went on to attain 11 within the league and 4 within the Champions League, together with a brace towards Barcelona within the quarterfinals.
Juve are heading in the right direction for the quarterfinals once more after ending second of their group behind Barca, and Allegri says that solely optimistic ideas will assist them attain a 3rd ultimate in 4 years.
“Juve followers are too unfavourable and preserve considering of the finals that we misplaced,” Allegri added. “Let’s simply think about getting there once more as a result of it is not simple to achieve the ultimate of the Champions League, however we must be extra optimistic.”
Juve will play the primary leg of their Champions League round-of-16 tie at residence after ending second of their group behind Barcelona.
They can’t be drawn with Roma, who gained their group, or Barca, however will face one of many different six group winners — together with Manchester United, Manchester Metropolis, Paris Saint-Germain, Tottenham Hotspur or Besiktas — in Monday’s draw.
Ben Gladwell reviews on Serie A, the Italian nationwide crew and the Bundesliga for ESPN FC, UEFA and the Press Affiliation. @UEFAcomBenG.