After seeing off Avellino in yesterday’s Coppa Italia last 16 encounter, Juventus regrouped in Vinovo this morning to begin their focus towards Sunday afternoon’s final Serie A game of 2013 against Atalanta.
Buoyed by eight consecutive league victories without conceding, Antonio Conte’s men, who currently lie five points ahead of nearest challengers Roma, will be eager to sign off a successful year in style when they line up against the Nerazzurri in Bergamo.
While recent history lies firmly in the Bianconeri’s favour - Atalanta are without a win in the last 17 Serie A meetings between the two sides - they will be conscious of the hosts’ five-game unbeaten run at the Stadio Atleti Azzurri d'Italia.
Full focus, therefore, is the key to guaranteeing a solid performance and all three points at a testing venue - and Conte was keen to drum this message home during today’s training session in Vinovo.
Those who were involved in last night’s victory at Juventus Stadium underwent a warm-down, while the remainder of the squad carried out a mixed session, focusing on both technique and tactics.
Tomorrow will bring another morning workout, the reigning champions’ penultimate ahead of their departure for Lombardy, as preparations intensify for another challenging Serie A encounter.