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Allegri: "This is Juventus, we have an obligation to win"

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Manager's comments after Juventus beat AC Milan in extra time in the Coppa Italia final.

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Juventus beat AC Milan in the final of the Coppa Italia with a goal in extra time from substitute Alvaro Morata. In a game that Milan controlled for long periods, it was a specfacular finish from the Spaniard that setlled the game in favor of the Bianconeri.

Here's what Juve manager Massimiliano Allegri had to say after the game -

"First of all I want to thank my players. Winning tonight [Saturday] was not easy and so the club and fans also deserve some of the kudos.

"I also have to congratulate Milan, especially for how they played in the first half.

"In the second period we got on the ball a bit more and took more risks. But finals are like that, you have to not only be good but lucky as well."

Subs Morata and Juan Cudrado combined for the winner, and the credit goes to Allegri again for making the inspired changes -

"I had to decide whether to win the match right there and then or wait for the penalties.

"I brought on Cuadrado and Morata in order to go for the win.

"This is Juventus and so we have an obligation to always try to win. We had a great season with our third trophy of the season."

When asked about Juventus completing the double double, the first time in Italian history that a club has won the double with the League and Coppa triumphs in two consecutive seasons, Allegri had this to say -

"We now look forward to the next campaign which will present new challenges, namely the fight for a sixth straight Scudetto, retaining the Coppa Italia and performing well in the Champions League."