"There is bitterness about the first 15 minutes of the second half. We had had a good first half, playing the ball, turning it over and closing down the wings. We had worked all week on their restarts and on loose balls, but then they scored two goals on actions that we expected. Too bad, because we were the ones who gave Juve confidence, who made mistakes. We lost, let's take home a good performance": coach Ranieri after the match against Juventus.
WORKING ON DETAILS
"We have to be more careful, just on the details: they scored from a free kick - a free kick far away to the area - with a header: Bremer jumps undisturbed, this is not possible. We scored - again from a header - with Dossena, who, however, was good at freeing himself from marking and makes a great goal, the dynamic in short is very different."
A GOOD PERFORMANCE
"Otherwise the team is confident, played well. I told the boys: I am sorry to reproach you because you played a very good match against a team that will fight to win the championship. On ball handling better in the beginning, so much so that they choose to change the form. In the first half we had managed to harness Juventus, but at the beginning of the second half we missed too many supports, we gave confidence to the opponent. So they grew and then on two mistakes of ours came the goals. And so in the end we lost."
PLENTY OF CHOICES GOING FORWARD
"Abundance in the forwards? Many players are getting into condition, I'm pleased, they are working well. I complimented Petagna, he was playing well, but he was varying too much on the outside and I needed someone inside the area. We looked good, but we were not dancing. So I asked Lapadula to fill the area. We then tried everything by putting in as many strikers as we could. We came close to equalizing but failed to do so. However, the growth process continues, the good performance remains: we have set the path, we have to follow it."