Monday April 1 2013
We're outsiders, insists Conte

Antonio Conte has claimed that his Juventus side are 'outsiders' when they play Bayern Munich in the Champions League on Tuesday.

The Bianconeri face the Bundesliga leaders at the Allianz Arena tomorrow in the quarter-finals of the competition.

And the 43-year-old has admitted that his team are up against it, but has insisted that the Old Lady are not in the last eight by fluke.

“We know we're outsiders and that we're up against one of the main contenders,” he told a Press conference. “But we're not here by chance.

“We’ll look to identify the weak points of an incredibly strong Bayern team. It will be a great, combative game.

“We're delighted to be back in the final stages of Europe after a long absence and will look to play our own game.

“Tomorrow we'll be up against an extremely strong side. Bayern's 20-point lead over a top side like Borussia Dortmund is a real testament of the strength that they possess.

“But we can't let that put us off our game.

“There’s plenty of desire to see how we measure up against Bayern. It's a test that will show us how far we've come.”

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