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Juventus coach Fabio Capello praised David Trezeguet after the French striker struck his 100th goal for the club to earn a 2-1 victory over Bruges in their Champions League opener.

Trezeguet’s strike on 75 minutes, ensured the Italian champions took all three points from the game.

“I’m delighted he has taken his total to 100. He has always been a great finisher,” Capello told La Gazzetta dello Sport.

Trezeguet said he had set his sights on matching former Juve great and fellow Frenchman Michel Platini.

“I’ve finally reached a target I’ve been thinking about for a long time and I’m proud to become part of the history of this club,” he said.

“The next objective is to equal Platini by taking my total to 104.”

Despite Trezeguet’s achievement, Capello disappointed with his team’s performance.

“We could have closed out the match a lot sooner,” he said.

“Bruges lifted their game in the second half, but I’ve never seen a Champions League match in which one side had so many chances to score go down to the wire like that.

“We created a lot of opportunities to score and only gave them one chance, which they capitalised on.

“We have got to be careful, because at this level certain lapses can cost you dear in the long run.”

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