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Thursday March 1 2018
Benatia: 'Loser excuses against Juve'

Medhi Benatia reveals he “relied on the same loser excuses” against Juventus when he was at Roma. “They don’t play well, the referee is helping, etc.”

The defender sat down with teammate Blaise Matuidi for YouTube channel Bros. Stories.

“That’s what people in Italy don’t understand. They are always looking for excuses, but don’t look at the way in which Juventus work.

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Thursday March 1 2018
Matuidi: 'Juve other dimension to PSG'

Blaise Matuidi admits joining Juventus he realised it was “entering a whole new dimension” compared to Paris Saint-Germain.

The France international completed his transfer to Turin over the summer, although it had already been in the air the year before.

“What struck me when I arrived was I went through the Juventus Museum and thought… wow… so many trophies,” said Matuidi when talking to teammate Medhi Benatia on YouTube channel Bros Stories.

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Saturday February 17 2018
Benatia: 'Napoli beautiful, Juve solid'

Medhi Benatia claims Napoli “play the most beautiful football, but Juventus are more solid” and don’t miss Leonardo Bonucci.

The Turin Derby kicks off on Sunday at 11.30 GMT, click here for a match preview.

“It’ll be a tough Scudetto race to the end, but I am convinced we can win it,” the defender told La Stampa newspaper.

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Wednesday February 14 2018
El Yamiq excited by Genoa move

New Genoa defender Jawad El Yamiq is relishing his transfer and reveals Juventus star Medhi Benatia “is like a brother to me.”

The Morocco international turns 26 later this month and made the move from Raja Casablanca on transfer deadline day.

“I didn’t expect to come to Genoa, but when the offer arrived, I had no doubts and immediately accepted. I will give my all for this club,” he said.

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Thursday January 25 2018
Benatia: ‘Juventus can win CL’

Medhi Benatia sees “no reason” Juventus can’t win the Champions Leauge, but “first we have to beat Tottenham, who are quality opponents”.

The Bianconeri have been to the final twice in the past three seasons, but on both occasions they were beaten, first by Barcelona and then by Real Madrid.

“First we have to beat Tottenham, who are quality opponents,” Benatia cautioned, speaking to Premium Sport.

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Thursday January 25 2018
‘Higuain scores less but wins more’

Medhi Benatia says Gonzalo Higuain can score less at Juventus and win more, since at Napoli “he scored 36 goals but didn’t win anything”.

Pipita hasn’t scored in his last five appearances for the Bianconeri, and hasn’t found the back of the net in Serie A since his goal against the Partenopei on December 1.

“There are no players like him who work so hard for the team,” Benatia insisted when asked about Higuain by Premium Sport.

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Thursday December 28 2017
Benatia: Juve will be top

Medhi Benatia says he is confident that Juventus “will be top of Serie A when the big games come up.”

Benatia scored Juve’s winner in their 1-0 victory over Roma before Christmas to stay within a point of leaders Napoli, and the defender warned the Bianconeri would do everything possible to lift their seventh Scudetto in succession.

“Qualifying for the World Cup was a dream and we managed to do it 20 years later,” the defender told JTV.

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Sunday December 24 2017
Juventus Player Ratings v Roma

Medhi Benatia got the winner for Juventus, but it was another ex-Roma player who stood out in the Football Italia player ratings.

Words: Ciro Di Brita - @Ciruzzo36

Wojciech Szczesny – 7.5

The ex-Roma keeper made one decent stop to thwart Stephan El Shaarawy in the first half and proved absolutely decisive in stoppages on Patrik Schick.

Andrea Barzagli – 6

Solid performance from the old timer.

Medhi Benatia – 7

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Sunday December 24 2017
Juve sail through Scudetto challenges

On paper it seemed as if this month would be a minefield, but Adam Digby saw the Bianconeri squeeze the life out of their title rivals.

When the Serie A fixture list was revealed back in the summer, Juventus supporters were rightly concerned about their run of games during December. As the 2017-18 campaign got underway, their fears about facing Napoli, Inter and Roma during the final month of the year grew greater still, the three clubs emerging as genuine threats to the Old Lady’s dominance of Italian football.

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Saturday December 23 2017
Benatia: 'Roma Scudetto rivals'

Medhi Benatia was pleased to score against his former teammates, as “Roma are one of our rivals for the Scudetto” and Juventus continue their march.

He got the only goal of the game, bundling over the line at the third attempt after a save on Giorgio Chiellini and ricochet off the bar.

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