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Roma won their first two Serie A games without conceding, but lost to Dusan Vlahovic with a free kick in 76 seconds at the Allianz Stadium on Sunday (AEST).
Juventus scored the second goal thanks to Manuel Locatelli ruled out for handballing Vlahovic in the home-dominated half-time, beating the opposition 10-3.
In response, Mourinho replaced Gianluca Mancini and Leonardo Spinazzola with Stéphane El Shaarawy and Nicola Zalewski at half-time, while Roma improved in the second half.
The guests managed to get through one of their three shots on goal in the second period: Tammy Abraham converted an acrobatic pass from former Juventus player Paulo Dybala.
While his team’s unbeaten start to the season remains unchanged with a credible point in Turin, however, Mourinho admitted that Roma are quite lucky.
Asked what he said at half-time, Mourinho said: “I told the team that I was ashamed of them. I was ashamed to be their coach.
“The game has changed, but let’s not talk about tactics, let’s talk about attitude. With this attitude, we cannot achieve what we want.
“I said [assistant coach Salvatore] Foti prayed that it ended only with a 1-0 score. It would have been a good result after that game in the first half.
“I told them to take advantage of the luck we had, knowing that the game could be over at that point. You do dominate from time to time, but you need to get better at it.”
“I had very few attacking decisions on the bench, especially compared to [Massimiliano] Allegri. But after analyzing the second half, we deserved a 1-0 win.”
The goal conceded by Roma came from Vlahovic’s first touch and was Juventus’ first free-kick in the league since Cristiano Ronaldo scored against Torino in July 2020.
This ended the Giallorossi’s four-game streak without missing out on any of the competition, but the home side couldn’t hold on and now only have one win in three games this season.
Juventus head coach Allegri admitted that his team can’t have a claim on the main score after they failed to finish off Roma when they were the best in the first half.
“Jose is always smart and astute in the way he reads games,” Allegri said of his colleague. “If you don’t kill the game, you always leave an opportunity to equalize.
“We were tired after a strong first half and probably should have focused on passing the ball to slow down the game.
“This is what we have to learn. You can’t expect a team to dominate a match for 90 minutes.”
Juventus, who have beaten Roma in 10 of their 11 previous league matches in Turin, have been playing in a 4-2-3-1 formation, but Allegri has hinted that he is ready to change once and for all.
“First of all, we need to focus on the return of Federico Chiesa, Paul Pogba and Angel Di Maria,” Allegri said when asked about his lineup.
“They all have technique and change of pace. Having shifts off the bench is a big deal.”