The Italian director believes his Portuguese attacker can deal with pressure in an unbelievable manner
Maurizio Sarri commended the”incredible” Cristiano Ronaldo following the celebrity’s set of fines helped Juventus draw 2-2 with Atalanta.
Ronaldo transformed two spot-kicks in Turin on Saturday since Juve took yet another step towards the Serie A title.
The Portugal international cancelled out Duvan Zapata’s opener prior to procuring a stage in the 90th moment after Ruslan Malinovskiy had revived Atalanta’s lead.
Sarri, whose side are eight points clear at the top with six matches to play, hailed Ronaldo’s capacity to manage the pressure.
“He’s a winner with his toes but also with his mind,” Sarri told a press conference.
“He manages to deal with the pressures he’s on him in an unbelievable way.”
Juventus were coming off a 4-2 loss to AC Milan on Tuesday, also maintained that a nine-point guide over third-placed Atalanta.
Sarri believed Juventus deserved their purpose, using their hectic run of fittings ongoing against Sassuolo on Wednesday.
“Tonight’s purpose was sweaty and penalizing. We brought against among the greatest teams in Europe, and it is an essential outcome,” he explained.
“Merit goes into another half of caliber, where we assaulted Atalanta greater, while focusing on their physical decline, and we scored goals within our very best moment.
“The game at Milan, where we performed well for quite a while, could have left us with squander. In the first half we endured, but at the second half we came out nicely.
“The Scudetto race is by no means closed, and there are still 18 points out there. It’s a really tough stage of the year, the matches are extremely pricey, and it’s tricky to find continuity.”
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Atalanta supervisor Gian Piero Gasperini meanwhile thought his side were worthy of picking up all three factors.
“I am certainly more proud. We played good in the first half and in the second half that there was a comeback from Juve,” he told a news conference.
“However, with our drama, we managed to take the lead and play a fantastic game anyway. Obviously, we’re also mad as we deserved to win. However, in soccer, your operation isn’t necessarily enough.”