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Benevento coach Inzaghi on Juventus point: Just months ago we were in the mud of Serie B!

Benevento coach Pippo Inzaghi believes they did enough to win against Juventus.

Juve and Benevento played out a 1-1 draw yesterday, with Gaetano Letizia scoring for Le Streghe.

Inzaghi declared: “A few months ago we were fighting on muddy pitches in Serie B, now we are holding Juventus, and we could even have won it if we'd been a bit smarter on the counter.

“These lads deserve to enjoy this evening, they've done so well over the last 18 months. When you get a result against Juventus, one of the best teams in Europe, you need everything to go your way," Inzaghi told Sky Sport Italia.

“We were short-staffed, as Tuia was out for a month with a fractured cheekbone, Maggio grit his teeth like a real captain to play as long as he could. I had no more players left, but the lads gave their all and achieved something remarkable.

“You would think avoiding defeat to Juventus was practically impossible, but seeing them train over the last few days, I had an inkling we could do it. They will enjoy this, because it's the first time Benevento have got a result against Juventus."

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