“It’s true we didn’t create that much, but we did have chances with De Vrij, Keita and Candreva. We wanted to play between the lines and didn’t do that enough, but after the second goal it became a real problem to get back into it, above all psychologically.
was the Aquile’s second consecutive defeat, as they fell to Empoli before the break for international duty.
“We had intended to push forward and press Juventus in their own half, which we managed early on, but sometimes we kept doing it even when our players were out of position and that left too many spaces.
“When you make certain mistakes against a side of this quality, you’re more likely to emerge defeated.
“Having said that, the team should’ve reacted differently to the opening goal. Until that moment it was a balanced encounter and 澳门外围投注we could’ve stayed in the game for longer, so tha21点官网t is the regret.
“In the first half we should’ve moved the ball wide more and go round Juve, as they created a lot of density in the middle. Unfortunately Juve are a strong side and we ran into problems.”
“Nobody made the right run at the right time on the Tevez goal and many positions were wrong. It wasn’t really a counter-attack, as everyone was supposed to be in position and we weren’t. We cannot have players who mark the box without any opponents as reference points.
Stefano Pioli said Lazio “can only tip our hats” to Juventus, but regrets letting their heads drop so early.
“Juventus proved once again tonight they are a great team, so we can only tip our hats to them,” Pioli told Sky Sport Italia.