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Juventus coach Allegri: I am angry about our UCL exit

Massimiliano Allegri, the coach of Juventus, has acknowledged that he is “angry” over the team’s Champions League elimination and inability to compete with the best in Europe after the group stage.

Juve last failed to go past the Champions League group stage in the 2013–14 campaign. However, that year, they did advance to the semifinals of the Europa League.


Massimiliano Allegri angry about Juventus Champions League exit

“This is the first time in a long time that we play a match without it having any bearing on the Champions League. Now, we attempt to compete in the Europa League.” At his pre-game press conference, Allegri emphasized that Europe is still Europe.

“I’m furious. From March on, not comparing ourselves to the best makes us angry. It must inspire us and elicit a response from us.”

Juventus is now sitting in seventh place in Serie A but is just three points off the UCL qualification place. If they were eliminated from Europe early, they would at least be able to concentrate on improving their domestic record.

“After the games against Inter, Verona, and Lazio, we’ll consider [Serie A].” he remarked.

“It’s expected that the Champions League matches have poor outcomes, making us see the league results more negatively. But on Thursday, we’ll consider the league.”

Could the PSG encounter be decisive for Allegri’s future at Juventus?

Despite the team’s improved domestic record, Massimiliano Allegri’s job in charge is still in jeopardy.

For instance, despite their abject failure in the Champions League, Juventus is still seventh in the Serie A league.

The final matchday will determine whether the Bianconeri advance to the Europa League group stage or are ousted from all European competition, even though they have already lost four of their five group-stage matches.

The Old Lady will host PSG on Wednesday, and they need to match Maccabi Haifa’s result against Benfica to maintain the third spot in the group.

According to reports, the result may significantly impact the manager’s future with the team.

If his club doesn’t advance to the next round of the Europa League, Allegri may risk losing his job, according to La Gazzetta Dello Sport via TuttoJuve.

According to the report, over the long winter break, management will thoroughly assess the club’s condition, with the coach’s future being the first item on the agenda.

Finishing last in Allegri’s Champions League group (behind Maccabi) would not assist his situation.

Therefore, although earning a spot in Europe’s inferior tournament would be nothing more than a consolation prize, it might make all the difference for Max, particularly if combined with a robust domestic finish before the break.

Juventus still have to play Inter, Hellas Verona, and Lazio in their last three Serie A fixtures of the year.

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