Angelo Alessio – Juventus’ assistant manager – has insisted that┬áJuventus┬ácannot afford to spill points against┬áNordsjaelland┬áin their quest to claim a place in the Champions League knockout stages.
The Serie A champions currently sit third in Group E after three draws, and their assistant coach has made it clear that they desperately need a victory to advance to the round of 16.
“We understand the importance of this game. ItÔÇÖs an encounter to be won at all costs,” Alessio said at a press conference.
“In order to do this we need to be determined and hungry to get the result. WeÔÇÖre aiming to progress in the Champions League and get through to the last 16.
“But we also acknowledge that weÔÇÖre still developing as a side. LetÔÇÖs not forget where we started out and the fact that we have many players experiencing this competition for the first time.”