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Allegri unfazed by Dybala’s goal drought

The Bianconeri secured a 0-2 victory over Olympiacos, but the Argentine could not find the back of the net once again.

Juventus head coach Massimiliano Allegri is certain that Paulo Dybala will soon be back to scoring after the striker failed to put his name on the scoresheet as his side beat Olympiacos 2-0 in Europe.

The Argentina international is yet to score for Juventus in the Champions League this season. He is also struggling to score goals domestically despite his flying start in the Serie A. Dybala managed to score 10 goals in the first 6 games in the Italian top-flight, but ever since has found the back of the net only on two occasions.

Yet, Allegri says he is not concerned by the forward’s lack of goals, insisting the 24-year-old will soon be back to scoring.

“It’s a bad period for Paulo [Dybala] but certainly he has to remain serene because none of us are worried, we are sure he will return to his standards very soon,” the Juventus manager said, according to UEFA.com.

“He just needs to keep training as he is doing.”

Reflecting on their win in their last fixture of the Champions League group stage, the Bianconeri boss added:

“In Europe, it’s always difficult to win games, that’s why we had to kill the game when we had a couple of good opportunities soon after taking the lead,” Allegri added.

“We had to keep possession better in the second half but to do so we had to run more without the ball.

“When you lose possession to easily you always offer opponents opportunities to attack you and this is what we did in the second half.”