Sergio Conceicao is a long way from being Juve’s largest fan to mention the least.
The present Porto supervisor loved a protracted stint in Italy all over his enjoying days, representing a number of of the Outdated Girl’s opponents – basically Lazio, Inter and Parma.
Due to this fact, the Portuguese tactician for sure took a unique excitement from his first leg victory over the Bianconeri within the Champions League spherical of 16.
Mehdi Taremi opened the scoring from the first actual minute after a terrible again cross from Rodrigo Bentancur, and Moussa Marega added the second one for the Dragons proper after the half of time ruin.
Nevertheless, Federico Chiesa’s past due function for the Italians will probably be an enormous reason of outrage of Conceicao going into the second one leg.
Thus, regardless of being pleased with the 2-1 win, the Portuguese didn’t try to conceal his unhappiness at conceding an away function.
“It’s disappointing we conceded that function, as for 71 mins we stored Juve quiet and neutralised them defensively,” the trainer instructed Sky Recreation Italia as translated via Soccer Italia.
“We pressed all of the robust issues of Juve, together with Adrien Rabiot within the center, whilst Chiesa is superb at slicing inside of and taking males on, Ronaldo is fantastic within the field.
“Porto have been strategically superb this night, however we’re most effective half-way during the tie. We wish to be this robust in each second of the sport to succeed in the quarter-finals.
“We made two or 3 mistakes defensively at the function we conceded. There’s every other recreation to be performed, we wish to proceed at this stage, ultimate centered in each second, as a result of on the slightest error, you possibility conceding.
“That’s what took place, as a result of for approximately 70 mins Juve didn’t create a unmarried likelihood. Moussa Marega controlled to dam Rabiot, we blocked different Juve gamers to prevent them growing the play from the again.
“Our efficiency was once now not impressive, as we needed to protect greater than assault, however at this stage in opposition to Juve, that’s what it’s a must to do,” added the 46-year-old.
“We wish to be rigorous defensively after which profit from any mistakes. Juve are those who wish to chase the end result, however that doesn’t imply we’re going there simply to protect, differently we can concede ultimately.
“If they have got Juan Cuadrado, Paulo Dybala and others again, that may give them very other traits, however we can find out about Juve moderately and be ready, as a result of we wish to succeed in the Champions League quarter-finals.”
Referring to a go back to Italy, Conceicao left the door open for any such prospect.
“I pass over Italy and it’ll all the time be in my middle. I don’t know, you’ll be able to by no means inform!”