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Alvaro Morata reacts to his disallowed goal in Juventus’ draw

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Alvaro Morata was denied a winner in Juventus’ 1-1 draw against Crotone, but he insists there are no complaints on his side.

Juventus played out a controversial 1-1 draw against the newly promoted Crotone, with Morata scoring his first goal of the season.

The Spanish striker, on loan from Atletico Madrid, canceled out Simeon Tochukwu Nwankwo’s penalty for Crotone by tapping in Federico Chiesa’s low cross from the right-hand side of the box.

That equalizer spurned Juve on and the Italian champions began pressuring the hosts for a second goal. It took some time, but Morata struck again by tapping in Juan Cuadrado’s effort from close range. After a VAR consultation, however, the referee ruled the goal out for offside.

“One millimeter changes everything. We don’t complain, we have a long road ahead,” Morata told DAZN.

“This is a great team with nice people. You have to go forward, word hard to reach all the goals”.

“It’s all about playing and winning. As the team plays, it’s all about bringing home points. We did not, we must train and work.”

Chiesa’s debut for Juventus, meanwhile, ended in disaster as the winger got a red card for a 50/50 challenge.

“That’s how football is. Anyone can get a red card,” said Morata.

“A millimeter can change the game. You have to face it, understand it, and do better next time.”