Saturday September 22 2012
Di Carlo: 'Juve are superior'

Chievo Coach Mimmo Di Carlo just had to shrug and accept “Juventus proved they were superior.”

The Flying Donkeys frustrated Juve in Turin, but after an hour were broken by a Fabio Quagliarella brace in this 2-0 result.

“Juventus proved they were superior. We tried to contain them, often pretty well, but then they stepped up a gear and deserved the victory.

“We also should’ve done better but, despite last week’s defeat to Lazio, my team went out there in a solid and united way.”

It would’ve been a much harsher scoreline without the sterling efforts of Chievo goalkeeper Stefano Sorrentino.

“Tonight Stefano showed his abilities. He is a great goalkeeper,” continued Di Carlo.

“We must be quicker and more intense as a team, because it’s the only way to do well. It is a difficult fixture list, as we faced Lazio and Juventus, then Inter await us.”