Upon watching Juventus fall 2-1 to Hellas Verona on Sunday evening, Massimiliano Allegri urged his players to rediscover the lofty concentration levels that had contributed to their historic fifth successive Scudetto title for the final two fixtures of 2015/16.
The Bianconeri round off their Serie A TIM season with a home clash against Sampdoria next Saturday before locking horns with Milan in the TIM Cup final on 21 May – a date by which Allegri demanded his side to be back to peak condition.
“We had the wrong approach to this match. That said, credit must go to Verona who played well tonight. We on the other hand lacked concentration, lost too many 50-50 challenges and weren’t on the same wavelength for long spells. We had set out to finish the campaign as strongly as possible and now we need to refocus as a group in the build up to the all-important TIM Cup final.”