Juventus defeated second-placed Lazio 2-0 at home on Saturday to take another huge step towards their fourth straight Serie A title and boost their confidence for Wednesday`s crunch Champions League clash in Monaco.
Juventus defender Leonardo Bonucci insists the Italian champions can pull off a Champions League shock and snatch first place in Group A from Atletico Madrid on their way to qualifying for the last 16 on Tuesday.
Italy coach Antonio Conte rejected criticism of his side following a "scant" 2-1 win over Azerbaijan that sent the Azzurri top of Group H in Euro 2016 qualifying ahead of an away clash with Malta on Monday.
Juventus defender Leonardo Bonucci has called for the champions to underline their status in Italy`s Serie A after a European slip-up in midweek that has injected extra belief into Roma ahead of the sides` Serie A showdown on Sunday.
Juventus, winners of a third successive Serie A title on Sunday, must now decide whether the formula which has given them a firm grip on Italian football will keep working for another season and make an impact in the Champions League.