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 Post subject: Allegri: Team Character will help Juventus against Barcelona
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Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri believes his team's strength of character could be the deciding factor in Saturday's Champions League final against Barcelona.

Juventus will undoubtedly be the underdog in Berlin having last won Europe's elite club competition in 1996, while Barcelona has lifted the trophy three times in the last nine years.

''The greatest quality of my Juventus is that it is a team full of character, as well as being a talented team,'' Allegri said on Monday. ''And I believe the team has improved a lot in the awareness of their own means and that leaves me calm in preparing this final.

''We just need to play and play well. We just need to do two or three things right and use this desire to show everyone that we have all the qualities and characteristics to play against this Barcelona side.''

Juventus was perceived by many as the weakest of the four semifinal teams, but progressed thanks to a 3-2 aggregate victory over Real Madrid - which won a record 10th European Cup crown last year.

Barcelona beat Bayern Munich in the other semi.

''The match against Real Madrid helped us because we faced an extraordinary team who are the reigning champions of Europe,'' Allegri added. ''But to win this final we need to do a lot better because it was a two-legged tie against Real Madrid, while against Barcelona it is a one-off match which could be a small advantage for us.''

To have a chance of winning, Juventus must find a way to stop Lionel Messi, who is looking to become the first player to score in three Champions League finals.

However, Allegri was wary of focusing too much attention on Messi, who is just one part of Barcelona's fearsome attacking trio, along with Luis Suarez and Neymar.

''Man-marking Messi is practically impossible, you need to be good at working well around him,'' Allegri said. ''And then apart from stopping Messi, they also have Neymar, Suarez, they have so many talented players, so we have to be brave as well, knowing that there will be difficult moments during the match and there will also be positive moments for us, because there will be.

''We're not going to Berlin expecting them to score goals and that we will be the sacrificial lamb. We know it will be difficult, it's a Champions League final, of course there's going to be the strongest players in the world. But that shouldn't make us anxious in the slightest.''

Both Barcelona and Juventus are vying to complete a treble, having each won their domestic league and cup.

''We have had an incredible season, almost never to be repeated,'' Allegri said. ''It will be a season which goes down in history as it's rare for a team to challenge on all three fronts right to the end. Now there's one more final left and we have to be good to bring it home. And also lucky.

''It's extraordinary to have got there, now let's see if we can make this season even more extraordinary.''


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