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Juventus coach Sarri admits: Lyon fitness levels a surprise

Juventus coach Maurizio Sarri admits Champions League opponents Lyon look fresh ahead of this week's clash.

Juve go to France for their round 16 second-leg with the score locked at 1-1.

Sarri said, “I watched Lyon for much of their game with PSG (League Cup final) and was surprised at how good their fitness levels were. The problem with these entirely anomalous situations is that we don't know how they will affect teams.

"I don't know if we'll be in better shape or they will.

“The important thing is to judge our own season and not what those on the outside might think. I don't believe that those who preceded me had bad seasons because they didn't win the Champions League. Considering all the problems we had this term, we could very easily have lost the Scudetto, so we can be pretty happy to have won."

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