Monday April 7 2014
Chiellini can see the finish line

Giorgio Chiellini saw Juventus sweep Livorno aside 2-0 and pointed out “the finish line is getting closer and closer.”

Tonight’s victory followed last week’s surprise 2-0 defeat to Napoli, which threw the title race open again.

“We have been sending messages to the rest of the League for a long time, as we are extraordinarily consistent,” the defender told Sky Sport Italia.

This result restored their eight-point cushion ahead of Roma at the top of Serie A and their 100 per cent home record.

“A single slip-up was physiologically likely, but we reacted well to that. We put in a good performance, there’s still a way to go yet, but the finish line is getting closer and closer.

“In the last month and a half I went from being injured to playing every three days, so that was not easy, but the individual is helped by the collective.

“We are ready to go all the way both in Serie A and Europe. We’re getting closer to the finish line and that fires us up.”

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