Allegri: Champions League suspension will allow Ronaldo to recharge

Tanya Simon
October 6, 2018

Having seen star forward Ronaldo leave the Santiago Bernabeu for Juventus over the summer, goalkeeper Navas has admitted it has been tough to replace the Portuguese star.

It was Juventus' ninth win in nine matches this season as the Italian club remained ideal in all competitions.

Paulo Dybala scored a hattrick against Young Boys.

Juventus confirmed their 100 per cent record after nine games this season - seven league games and two in the Champions League.

It was a second successive 3-0 defeat for Young Boys, which lost by the same score to Manchester United.

"I wanted to have a game like this", Dybala said, as quoted by Channel News Asia.

And according to a report in El Mundo, three clubs made an approach for Real's top scorer before Juventus eventually got their man.

Allegri: Champions League suspension will allow Ronaldo to recharge

"Last year I scored many goals at the start and then slowed down, it was nearly the opposite", he said. The 24 years old attacker ensured Juve did not miss the suspended Cristiano Ronaldo by opening the scoresheet on five minutes with an impressive strike.

"We had plenty of chances and should've scored more goals with greater sharpness when going on the counter".

The Swiss team looks adamant to prove their toughness in front of the very best of Europe but, to do that and not be hammered goals in their net, they need to defend with solidarity as the Bianconeri are known to be quick on the counter. He doubled the lead after the half hour when he was left with the easy task of tucking in the rebound from Blaise Matuidi's saved shot.

Juve play Jose Mourinho's United at Old Trafford on October 23 before hosting the English club in Turin on November 7 in Group H.

Max Allegri warns Juventus aren't at "optimal" level yet despite a flawless record and had tactical advice for Paulo Dybala and Federico Bernardeschi.

Dybala had struggled through the early parts of the season amidst struggles to fit into the squad, but he put that behind him on Tuesday.

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