NEWS
Sunday September 18 2011
Conte: 'Too early for Scudetto talk'

Antonio Conte insists it is still “too early” to talk about the Scudetto despite two consecutive Juventus victories.

The Bianconeri are top of the table following a hard-fought 1-0 win away to Siena this afternoon.

“It was not an easy game, which I knew would be the case,” the Coach told Sky Sport Italia.

“Siena are organised, close down well and go on the counter. We did well to control the tempo, have patience and strike at the right moment.

“It was a well-worked goal with Emanuele Giaccherini, Mirko Vucinic and Alessandro Matri combining to score. The victory was deserved.”

With just two rounds played, awaiting Napoli-Milan this evening, only Juve, Udinese and Cagliari still have a 100 per cent record, so the Bianconeri can be considered Scudetto contenders.

“It is too early to talk about these things. We have a lot of work to do.”

Conte made changes this time round and adopted closer to a classic 4-4-2 system, with Vucinic partnering Matri.

“It doesn't matter who plays, as I make my choices to always look for the win. Milos Krasic was on the bench because he is still coming off an injury. He would've come on had Matri picked up any problems.”

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