Friday September 21 2012
Bonucci: Scare factor Juventus

Juventus are working to become one of Europe’s most feared sides, says centre-back Leonardo Bonucci.

The Old Lady returned to the Champions League on Wednesday when they collected a 2-2 draw at holders Chelsea.

“We’re back in Europe with our heads held high and need to keep showing this hunger to make us feared by everyone,” the Italian told Sky Sport Italia.

The game started badly for the Bianconeri as they went 2-0 down, but they kept their cool to hit back against the London outfit.

“We’re satisfied at gaining an important draw from a tough venue,” he added. “We again displayed that we’re a team with great values.

“We have drive, the desire to never give up and can hold our own wherever we play.

“The two goals conceded in quick succession were certainly a blow, but we didn’t drop our heads. We did well to get back into the game in the first half and then we drew level through Fabio Quagliarella.”

The striker came off the bench to seal a point after he broke the offside trap.

“It was a move prepared on the training ground and demonstrates that our work during the week pays dividends,” Bonucci explained.

“Our preparations with Coach Antonio Conte enable us to be calm when we take to the field and we know that whoever is on the bench will stick to his game plan.”

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