Juve's mental fragility in Europe

Ever since Juventus achieved a lowly draw at home to Lyon, critics have been on overdrive, blaming the team for lack of a winning mentality in Europe. It's remarkable how a club that seemingly crushes its Serie A opponents with ease should struggle so deeply in Europe.

Everyone from Beppe Marotta to Max Allegri has been blamed for Juve's inadequacies in the Champions League. Antonio Conte was naive during his reign as coach. Marotta sold the midfield to make way for sub-par replacements while Allegri is more of a tactician rather than a manager who can enforce a change in mentality. The truth is, the Champions League is a riddle very few have managed to solve.

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