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Monday February 7 2011
Cellino slams 'unfair' Juve

Cagliari chief Massimo Cellino has blasted Juventus after their 3-1 win in Sardinia on Saturday. "It wasn't a fair victory."

Juve won the match with two goals from Alessandro Matri and a header from Luca Toni, but Cellino is unhappy with how the game evolved.

The Sant'Elia President feels that Juventus' protests after their controversial loss at Palermo in midweek saw them favoured on occasions on Saturday.

"Saturday's result is fake," he blasted.

"We have always behaved in an educated manner, never acting like victims, but I'm starting to think that acting in an educated way doesn't pay.

"Juve's tears after the Palermo game had their effect. Have you ever heard me say that I no longer want a certain referee to take charge of our games?

"I continue with my policies, it's something that I have set myself, but I don't want to be taken as an imbecile. I want more respect."

Cellino seemed to take offence to two particular incidents. The first was a disallowed goal which would have made it 2-2, the second was a clash between Andrea Cossu and Alberto Aquilani.

"Nene's goal should have stood, but there was also an incident when Cossu was kicked in the head by Aquilani while he was on the ground," he added.

"I can accept a defeat to Juventus, but this wasn't a fair victory.

"I left the game before the end because the tie had left me feeling very sick."

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