Juventus coach Conte: Inter Milan defeat inspired us

Juventus coach Antonio Conte says their shock home defeat to Inter Milan inspired their late season surge. Juve clinched the title yesterday.

Juventus coach Antonio Conte says their shock home defeat to Inter Milan inspired their late season surge.

Juve clinched the title yesterday.

Conte reflected, "The home defeat to Inter helped us understand certain things, as we had started this season a bit too confidently considering the performances. There were some games, such as against Genoa, where luck was on our side.

“The game with Inter got our feet back on the ground, though the players were certainly not arrogant beforehand. We realised we had to put in a little more grit and determination to confirm the title.

“I think the strangest match, which hurt the most, was the home defeat to 10-man Sampdoria. It was incredible and I got really angry, but also understood it was a freak result that must never happen again. We learned from it.”

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