AS Roma coach Rudi Garcia admits they face a relentless title rival in Juventus.

Roma are still unbeaten, but are five points adrift of Serie A leaders Juventus ahead of their showdown on January 5.

"We have 41 points after 17 games, an extraordinary sum. With these points we'd usually be top, but this year Juventus win all the time. After Christmas we can think about the game in Turin.

"The real difference is that Juve have a squad built to win in Italy, but also in Europe, so they have two teams in one."

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