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Sarri thinks it’s too early to call Serie A a two-horse race

Maurizio Sarri, Juventus
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Juventus appointed Maurizio Sarri this summer in an attempt to conquer Europe, but Inter is seriously threatening their domestic status.

With Antonio Conte on one side and Maurizio Sarri on the other, Serie A is as competitive as ever on the top.

Inter are just a point behind the league-leading Juventus, with both teams winning nine matches each.

While it may seem that Napoli and a couple of others are out of the race, Sarri disagrees with such a statement.

“There’s still 81 points to earn. Tomorrow’s standings could already give you a different idea,” Sarri said after the match, as quoted by Goal.

TURIN, ITALY – NOVEMBER 02: Matthijs de Ligt (C) of Juventus celebrates after scored the opening goal during the Serie A match between Torino FC and Juventus at Stadio Olimpico di Torino on November 2, 2019 in Turin, Italy. (Photo by Valerio Pennicino/Getty Images)

“Because the standings we’re seeing tonight do not include the games of some big teams that still have to play. Perhaps tomorrow [Sunday] Atalanta will be closer.

“I think now it’s too early to talk about it.

“I understand that for a journalist it’s more interesting to create media interest on the head-to-head between two teams, but frankly it’s premature to think that all the other teams are cut out of the run.”

Bianconeri are having one of the strongest starts to the season. Sarri was able to make an early impact, and yesterday’s win just solidified the good spirits.

“I am happy of the performance of my team because we’ve found ourselves in a very tough derby, with high levels of intensity and aggression.

“A game that maybe wasn’t good for us considering our characteristics, but we played it well and we sorted it out.

“And when a coach sees a solid performance in terms of character by his team is always happy.”

Juventus will host AC Milan next Sunday. The fallen Milanese giant is motivated to prove its worth against the reigning Serie A champions.