Antonio Conte was not entirely happy with the Juventus performance against Novara. “There was a negative aspect…”
The Bianconeri dominated the game and won 2-0, but wasted numerous scoring opportunities before Fabio Quagliarella put the result beyond doubt.
“There was a negative aspect to this match, as we left the result in the balance to the very end,” said the Coach.
“It’s not a good situation for my coronary arteries! Above all, we run the risk of conceding a goal. Then again, we cannot sit back and defend a lead. I prefer to win less and always play good football.”
Quagliarella had a rare start and scored his first goal since that devastating injury a year ago.
“Fabio is a player who I always considered to be important. I give gifts to nobody, as I always send out the best XI for the circumstances.
“Gigi Buffon is the best goalkeeper in the world and I always counted on him. Besides, he needs to justify his wages!”
Conte was also asked about the reported Juventus offer for Martin Caceres, currently at Sevilla.
“Do I like Caceres? I prefer women,” joked the tactician.