Conte snapped: "What didn't work was that we didn't get that incident going our way. It's a shame, as these games are right on the limit, Benfica obstructed us at every turn and the referee allowed them to do it.
"He gave six minutes of stoppages when we were already three in without playing, so it took us for a ride," said Conte of English referee Mark Clattenburg.
"I think Juventus gave all they had. It is an exciting, but also very exhausting season, because for the first time we've reached the final stages of European competition.
"I don't think we saw a team struggling to stay on its feet tonight. They ran from the first to the 95th minute. It was a strong performance, we didn't get the lucky moment we needed to change the game, so in that sense Benfica were more fortunate."
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