Alessandro Matri has admitted Saturday afternoon's Serie A win over Inter has cost Juventus a lot of energy ahead of next week's Champions League match against Bayern Munich - who went on to win 9-2 against Hamburg.
The reigning Italian champions recorded a 2-1 away win over the Nerazzurri to make amends for their home loss earlier this season, but victory did not come easy for Juve.
"Today's game took a lot out of us and we need to recharge our batteries ahead of Munich," Matri was quoted as saying on the official Juventus website.
"We'll have a warm-down tomorrow then on Monday we'll train specifically with Tuesday's game in mind."
The attacker then went on to voice his delight with Saturday's victory as he feels it was a crucial win in the hunt for the Scudetto.
"It was a big win for us and we played at a high tempo right from the off," he continued.
"We've picked up three crucial points for the league table and now we're focused on Bayern."
Juventus currently hold a 11-point lead over second-placed AC Milan, with Napoli to play Torino on Saturday night.