the Juventus men's and women's team won their respective league on Saturday. The defender Petronella Ekroth played the entire match against Verona.
" We started a bit nervously actually and it felt like we were nervous about losing. We had not got started the game and the movement pattern, " she says.
She launched herself målskyttet by nod in 1-0 at the corner. Then released the tension of the would-be masters.
" Then we started playing very good, especially in the second half. It felt also that to Verona gives up a little bit. It was very nice when we get to 2-0, " she says.
and won their match against Roma. But Juventus thus kept away and won the league by one point ahead of Fiorentina.
" It's something you fought for the whole season and to get to the exit so here at home and become a scorer. It could not end in a better way, " says Ekroth.
She was recruited to the Italian giants before the season. She describes the time in Juventus as mixed.
" It has been a very tough year, this with a move abroad to a new environment and culture. Somehow I got a revanschkänsla over the gold, I don't know why. I show what I'm going for and that I am a good football player and the best when it comes.
the season received varied with the duration of the club.
" It has been up and down, it has been a tough challenge and is different than what you are accustomed to. In Sweden are usually played the same eleven but this changed elvan out more frequently. But I have always tried to keep my head held high and show that I want to play and taken chances when I got it.
won a Total of Juventus 18 of 22 Serie A matches, and took 56 points.
– Sometimes we make it too difficult for us and we had been able to secure the title in the past also. But when we have a good game and make each other better, we are really, really good and I think clearly that we are worthy of the title. We have been the best team throughout the season.
She says that the move has done her good despite the fact that time in Italy, at times, been tough.
" I've got to experience amazing things, been playing the Champions League, scored to win the league and now we are in the cup. I have still got international opposition in a different way than in the past and had more experience. I have grown a lot both as a footballer and person, " says Petronella Ekroth.
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