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Legrottaglie: Lay-off Juventus defender Chiellini!

Former Juventus defender Nicola Legrottaglie has dismissed critics of Giorgio Chiellini.

Chiellini has been hammered for his slip which allowed Borussia Dortmund to score in Juve's Champions League win.

Legrottaglie told TuttoMercatoWeb.com: "One slip can not be predicted or avoided, and it just happens: the field was wet, the cleats have not taken hold and he fell.

"These things are part of the trade, with all that, you can not blame Chiello for a crash. It can happen. Miss a ball and you're slaughtered, it is not consistent feedback from those who understand football.

"Those who know football do not judge the episode but the whole game, that's a mistake not caused by a lack concentration."

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