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Juventus coach Max Allegri happy to be underdogs facing Spurs

Juventus coach Max Allegri is happy to be underdogs facing Champions League opponents Tottenham at Wembley.

The scores are locked at 2-2 for the second-leg on Tuesday night.

Allegri said, “I don't know how Tottenham will play, but considering the first leg result, there's more pressure on them because they are the favourites.

“It's like a Final for us and looking back at the first leg, we made a lot of mistakes to gift them chances, so we have to play better technically and take the ball off them, stop them passing it around.

“It won't so much be a tactical issue as a technical one, of passing it cleanly and keeping the ball. We have to stay in the game, make few errors and take our chances when they present themselves.

“In a way, the Lazio game on Saturday was a good training session, because it was very balanced, physical and with few scoring opportunities and was decided by Paulo taking that one great chance. I expect there will be more space tomorrow, but we have to be very careful in defence.

“We have to keep possession better and it won't be easy. We had more counter-attacking players when we were against Bayern Munich in 2016, but the characteristics of the players are different."

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