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Juventus coach Sarri delighted with thumping win over Torino

Juventus coach Maurizio Sarri was delighted with their 4-1 rout of Torino.

Juve won through goals from Paulo Dybala, Juan Cuadrado, Cristiano Ronaldo and a Koffi Djidji own goal.

“We knew it wasn't going to be an easy game, but we went in front early and doubled our lead soon after," Sarri told Sky Sport Italia.

“Perhaps that lulled us into a false sense of security, so Torino's penalty made us lose control of the match. We were a bit chaotic at the start of the second half, but when fatigue set it, that's when our quality emerged."

The game marked Ronaldo's first ever free kick in the Juventus jersey, after 43 attempts in all competitions.

“I honestly didn't think this was bothering him, but at the end of the game he said: At last!" confessed the coach.

“I have a strong rapport with Dybala, we are honest with each other and I never had the slightest doubts about him. He was just a little unlucky last season, I always told him how he should train and play, just as he told me what he thought.

“I think I've managed to convince him that he needs to play closer to Ronaldo and not track back so much into our own half to get the ball."

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