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Tuesday January 26 2021
Pirlo warns SPAL dangerous for Juve

Andrea Pirlo warns Juventus that their Coppa Italia quarter-final opponents SPAL are ‘only Serie B level on paper’ and there is the risk of ‘embarrassment.’

It kicks off on Wednesday at 19.45 GMT, the winners go on to face Milan or Inter in the semi-finals.

“There are many dangers in this fixture, because we are facing a team that is only Serie B level on paper,” the coach told JTV.

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Sunday January 24 2021
Pirlo: 'New striker not a priority for Juve'

Andrea Pirlo insists a new striker is not a priority for Juventus even if Paulo Dybala still has knee problems.

The Old Lady beat Bologna 2-0 at the Allianz Stadium on Sunday with goals from Arthur and Weston McKennie.

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Sunday January 24 2021
Pirlo: 'Juve should be clinical’

Andrea Pirlo believes Juventus should have been more clinical against Bologna and praises Giorgio Chiellini: ‘He hadn’t played four games in a row for a long time.'

“It was important to bring intensity to the game, which we above all did in the first half and could’ve killed the game, but if you don’t finish it off, then the match will always be in the balance,” Pirlo told DAZ.

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Saturday January 23 2021
Pirlo uses Juventus 'enthusiasm'

Andrea Pirlo hopes Juventus can ride their Supercoppa enthusiasm against Bologna, has some positive injury news and embraces the tactical versatility of his players.

It kicks off on Sunday at 11.30 GMT, click here for a match preview.

The last week has been full of ups and downs for the Bianconeri, as they lost 2-0 to Inter in Serie A, then beat Napoli by the same scoreline to win the Supercoppa.

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Wednesday January 20 2021
Pirlo 'joy' at first coaching trophy

Andrea Pirlo celebrates his first trophy as a coach, beating Napoli to the Supercoppa, explains why Juan Cuadrado was in such good shape and shrugging off Juventus criticism.

This is the first piece of silverware in his coaching career, even if he’s won it all as a player, beating former teammate Gennaro Gattuso’s Napoli 2-0.

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Wednesday January 20 2021
Paratici has 'faith in Pirlo'

Juventus director Fabio Paratici insists they have ‘great faith’ in coach Andrea Pirlo ahead of the Supercoppa with Napoli.

It kicks off at 20.00 GMT, click here for the line-ups and LIVEBLOG.

Juan Cuadrado was only given the all-clear from COVID-19 this morning, was rushed through a medical and now starts at the Mapei Stadium.

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Wednesday January 20 2021
Are Juventus' title hopes over?

There is a long way to go in Serie A and no one will be ready to write Juve off just yet, but Elio Salerno believes the Inter defeat certainly feels more like a case of nine and out for the Bianconeri.

Following a disheartening defeat at San Siro on Sunday evening against bitter rivals Inter, Juve’s hopes of clinching a 10th consecutive Scudetto were left in ruin.

Sitting ten points off top spot – albeit with a game in hand – means Andrea Pirlo has a mountain to climb if he wishes to replicate the coaches that have gone before him.

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Tuesday January 19 2021
Pirlo wary of Napoli 'pace and technique'

Andrea Pirlo warns Napoli ‘pace and technique’ can make the difference in the Supercoppa, but Juventus want to ‘prove we’re not the team we saw’ against Inter.

It kicks off on Wednesday at the Mapei Stadium in Reggio Emilia at 20.00 GMT.

“Napoli are a very strong team with a lot of pace and technique in the side, so we must be wary of them,” said the coach in his press conference.

“They have a defence that works very tightly, so we must make the most of the scoring opportunities that we create.”

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Tuesday January 19 2021
Gattuso on Pirlo, Juve and Napoli identities

Gennaro Gattuso discusses his friendship with Andrea Pirlo ahead of the Supercoppa, warning Napoli and Juventus have ‘changed identity’ over six months and won’t be lulled into a false sense of security.

It kicks off on Wednesday at the Mapei Stadium in Reggio Emilia at 20.00 GMT.

The trophy is between the Scudetto and Coppa Italia holders, to be decided after 90 minutes, extra time or even penalties.

Fabian Ruiz and Victor Osimhen are still out with COVID-19, but Andrea Petagna and Dries Mertens are available despite knocks.

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Monday January 18 2021
Mancini defends Pirlo: 'It's normal'

Italy CT Roberto Mancini defends Juventus coach Andrea Pirlo after the derby defeat to Inter. ‘It’s normal to have difficulties at the beginning’.

Inter secured a 2-0 win over the Bianconeri on Sunday and currently sit seven points above the Old Lady, who have a game in hand.

Mancini was pleased to see Italy international Nicolò Barella score and said he enjoyed watching ‘a good game’.

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