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Juventus coach Pirlo offers 2-goal Ronaldo advice

Juventus coach Andrea Pirlo wants more from his players after their 2-0 defeat of Cagliari.

Cristiano Ronaldo struck both of Juve's goals.

“The players may change, but our style of football must remain the same," Pirlo told DAZN.

“We did very well to control the game in the first half especially, so we needed a performance like this to boost the confidence and self-belief of the team.

“When you come back from international duty, it's always tough to focus, but we did well to maintain the right spirit from the very beginning.

“We've got many players in the squad who can change the game by going on the counter, although there needs to be a balance, as otherwise we risk getting stretched out."

Pirlo added: “Ronaldo is a great professional, as we all knew, and he sets the example for everyone around him in both the matches and training. The only advice I can give him is keep going like this!"

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