In the 11th round of the 2022-23 Serie A season , Juventus defeated Empoli 4-0 . After the game, midfielder Locatelli was interviewed.
Regarding the game against Benfica, Locatelli said that they only have one goal to go away, which is to win the game. Just like their performance in the last two games, they need to be mentally prepared.
Locatelli said that they must not make mistakes in the attitude of the game, which is the key to winning and needs to work harder on the current basis. The most important thing is that the team is very united and they need to get back into the game. As for Paredes, Locatelli is delighted that he has joined, he can help the team achieve its goals, and he is also a good person off the field.
Juventus coach Allegri also talked about the topic of Paredes in an interview after the game.
Allegri said that Paredes was not in good physical condition when he joined, but because of Locatelli and Rabiot, Paredes also played 6 games. Paredes came on as a substitute tonight, providing the team with the skill and intensity it needed, and Allegri explained to him. Allegri said that in these kinds of games, their three midfielders need to strengthen their defense and physical confrontation, and Locatelli has done a good job in this area.