Allegri Wants Juventus To Claim Treble

Juventus&apos coach from Italy Massimiliano Allegri said

The best player on the pitch in both legs of Juventus' Champions League semi-final win over Monaco, Alves netted the opener in Wednesday's hard-fought 2-0 Coppa Italia final triumph over Lazio, as the Old Lady took the first step towards a treble, at a sold-out Stadio Olimpico.

There is also the small matter of the Champions League final against Real Madrid in Cardiff on June 3 on the horizon and the Juve boss is primed for such big occasions.

Juve pushed for a quick-fire second and Strakosha kept his side in it with three exceptional saves, denying Paulo Dybala twice from distance before making a brilliant block to stop Higuain from slotting in from barely a yard out.

"We have to compliment the lads for a great game, an extraordinary first half and Lazio deserve compliments for their entire campaign", manager Massimiliano Allegri told Rai Sport.

Treble-chasing Juve aim to end the week with two trophies for safe keeping, knowing victory over Crotone on Sunday will seal a sixth consecutive Scudetto.

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"This is a huge game for us".

The sizeable Lazio support were given hope in the opening minutes when Keita Balde saw his shot from a tight angle, which evaded 'keeper Norberto Neto, come off the post. The conclusion of the 69th season of the Italian football's most decorated cup can be watched on FuboTV. We have to play very well.

Question marks had been raised after second-placed Roma had thumped the Bianconeri 3-1 on Friday and Allegri was happy with his side's response against an resurgent Lazio as he added, "We've bounced back after letting our focus drop on Sunday and we've got the week off to a good start".

Eight minutes into the second period and Lazio made their second substitution as Felipe Anderson was introduced to the game and he nearly had an instant impact as his curling effort towards the top-right corner forced a good save from Neto.

Neto then clawed a Ciro Immobile header off the line after Gonzalo Higuain had been involved in two chances for Juventus that went begging. We were sluggish and not determined enough, so we gave ourselves a good talking to and are ready for 20 fiery days ahead.

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