Stephan Lichtsteiner says that Juventus can’t afford to make any mistakes in the their next two Champions League games against Nordsjaelland.
The Old Lady are currently third in Group E, two points behind Chelsea and Shakhtar Donetsk, after collecting a 1-1 draw with the Ukrainian outfit last night.
“It was important to get the three points this evening and we weren’t able to do so,” the right-back told Sky Sport Italia. “Now we must win our next games.”
Juventus have been criticised for their performance on Tuesday and the Swiss international admits they under-performed.
“I felt we were lacking the usual aggression in the first 10 minutes and managed little of what we had prepared in the build-up to the game,” the 28-year-old explained.
“We then grew in stature, especially in the second half when we put in a good performance. When we pressed them and pinned them back we gave them difficulties.
“Shakhtar’s strength is in their play, we should have kept a tighter grip on them.”
Asked about the silence at the stadium as fans protested about ticket prices, he said: “There were not as many supporters as normal and they usually give us something extra.”
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