"I've been slightly surprised by both teams," he told Radio Onda Libero.
"But Conte is a great Coach and continues to be hungry for success despite everything he's already won.
"But instead [sporting director Walter] Sabatini made the right choice in appointing Garcia.
"At the start of the season he changed a few things and brought the group together - but also adapted to the Italian way.
"They've been unlucky to come up against an amazing Juve, but I think they can start a cycle of success."
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