'I do not think Juventus have ever created so many opportunities to score' - Conte

The Bianconeri trainer was thoroughly unimpressed after his team threw away a series of golden opportunities and slumped to a 1-1 draw in Copenhagen in their opening encounter

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Juventus boss Antonio Conte was incredulous at his team’s inability to take their chances after they were held to a 1-1 draw against Copenhagen in Denmark during their Champions League Group B opener.

The Bianconeri dominated the vast majority of the encounter after falling behind to a 14th-minute Nicolai Jorgensen goal, though sloppy finishing meant they were unable to add to Fabio Quagliarella’s 54th-minute effort and take all three points back to Turin.

Consequently, Conte was left shaking his head at his side’s profligacy, venting to reporters that his players must turn opportunities into goals - regardless of the heroics of Copenhagen goalkeeper Johan Wiland.

"I do not think we have ever created so many opportunities to score in one single game before during my period as Juventus coach," he told reporters.

"During my career I have learnt that creating at least 10 glorious opportunities to score is not enough to win games if you don't put the ball in. Their goalkeeper was just amazing but we also helped him with some poor finishing."

The 44-year-old also dismissed suggestions that his team had taken the match for granted and pointed out their record in the group stage last season.

"I don't think we underestimated them because last year we drew one game in Denmark as well," he retorted.

Real Madrid’s simultaneous 6-1 thrashing of Galatasaray saw Juve lose early ground to the Spanish outfit in the battle for supremacy in Group B.