Juric: 'Hellas won with heart'
8 Feb
2020
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Juric: 'Hellas won with heart' »

Ivan Juric saw Hellas Verona defeat Juventus with “heart more than anything” and admits they “certainly did not expect to do this well.” The coach almost seemed to have a tear in his eye at the final whistle, as Fabio Borini and Giampaolo Pazzini completed the comeback from a Cristiano Ronaldo solo run to beat…

Juric: 'Juve more in Sarri's image'
7 Feb
2020
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Juric: 'Juve more in Sarri's image' »

Verona coach Ivan Juric feels Juventus are now in tune with Maurizio Sarri, and that he wishes his side had more time to prepare but “I accepted it, and that’s it.” Verona welcome the Italian champions to the Stadio Bentegodi tomorrow, with kick off at 19:45 GMT. You can read the match preview here. Juve…

Juric: 'Proud of Verona performance'
5 Feb
2020
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Juric: 'Proud of Verona performance' »

Ivan Juric admits he had “sleepless nights” before the trip to Lazio, but emerged from the Olimpico proud of Verona’s 0-0 draw. It’s true that Lazio were the form side in Serie A and now unbeaten in 17 rounds, but Hellas took their own positive streak to seven Serie A games. The result means the…

Juric: 'Heroic Verona comeback'
15 Dec
2019
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Juric: 'Heroic Verona comeback' »

Ivan Juric believes Hellas Verona were complacent in the first half against Torino, but their comeback from 3-0 down to 3-3 was “heroic.” The Gialloblu found themselves 3-0 down to Torino with only half an hour remaining, but turned the game around with three goals inside 15 minutes. “There was a lot of talk during…

Juric: 'Naive Verona errors'
7 Dec
2019
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Juric: 'Naive Verona errors' »

Ivan Juric “did not expect us to be playing at this level so early,” as Hellas Verona pushed Atalanta all the way in a 3-2 defeat. The visitors had taken the lead twice through Samuel Di Carmine, but after Pawel Dawidowicz saw red, they capitulated in stoppages. “I think we put in a very good…

Juric: 'Verona paid for mistakes'
1 Dec
2019
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Juric: 'Verona paid for mistakes' »

Ivan Juric confessed Roma made Hellas Verona “pay for our mistakes” in a 3-1 home defeat, but the Giallorossi “changed to face us.” Hellas put up quite a battle at the Bentegodi and had two goals disallowed, then a penalty awarded only to be revoked again because of an offside position. With Justin Kluivert, Diego…

Juric: 'People noticing Verona'
24 Nov
2019
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Juric: 'People noticing Verona' »

Verona coach Ivan Juric believes the 1-0 win over Fiorentina proved they are no fluke. “People are starting to notice us.” The Gialloblu have now won three of their last five games and sit ninth in the table, leapfrogging today’s opponents in the standings. “We did well, in every sense. I am happy. The only regret…

Juric: 'Verona gave everything'
9 Nov
2019
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Juric: 'Verona gave everything' »

Ivan Juric believes Verona “gave everything” in a 2-1 defeat to Inter, as his only regret is not making more of counter-attacks. Valerio Verre’s penalty had put Verona in front at San Siro after just 19 minutes, but Matias Vecino’s header and a magnificent Nicolò Barella curler turned it around for 2-1. “We gave all…