Although arriving on the back of a rousing derby victory over Genoa last time out, Sampdoria are nonetheless in for a difficult night at Juventus Stadium on Wednesday according to the club's head coach, Marco Giampaolo.
Giampaolo, speaking in today's pre-match press conference was quick to warn his side to stay in the game as long as possible against a Juve team that has "thousands of ways to beat you."
The Blucerchiati boss' words in full are as follows:
"We're expectiung a tough night tomorrow. After a terrific derby win at the weekend, the most important thing for us is to regroup, recharge our batteries and ensure that we are ready to exert just as much energy to stay in the game on Wednesday against Juve.
"We'll have to compete on a physical level and be as firm in the tackle as we are calm in possession. Juventus have thousands of ways of winning but they're catching us on a good run of form."