Tuesday December 4 2012
Lucescu jokes about beneficial draw

Shakhtar Donetsk boss Mircea Lucescu has refused to comment on whether they will play for a mutually beneficial against Juventus tomorrow.

The Ukrainian champions and Antonio Conte's side need just a solitary point to both qualify for the knockout stages, but the Romanian Coach has claimed that they will not play for what the Italians call a 'biscotti'.

“Biscotti? I only like them if they are sweet,” he joked at a Press conference. “We are professionals and we want to win.”

He also commented on Conte, who had complained about Lucescu's remarks the last time the two met that the Turin side were 'predictable'.

“A young Coach need to know when to respond and when not,” he said. “If he'd have been managing as long as I have, he would react a different way.”

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