Tevez: Everybody wants to beat Juventus

The experienced forward acknowledges that Antonio Conte's men struggled against Catania on their way to a 1-0 win on Sunday and urges his team-mates to remain focused
Juventus forward Carlos Tevez admits that Catania made his side work hard for their 1-0 Serie A win on Sunday and feels that the Bianconeri's opponents always seem to be able to do something extra when they face the reigning champions.

The Argentine attacker helped his side to the three points with his goal on the hour mark was quick to acknowledge that the Sicilians caused them plenty of trouble.

"It was a difficult game, Catania were very aggressive," Tevez told the club's official website.

"It was a real battle out there but everyone who plays Juventus clearly wants to win against us."

The former Manchester City striker added that the Old Lady cannot afford to lose focus in the remainder of the season and must keep giving their all in Serie A before turning their attention to the Europa League.

"We now need to treat each of our remaining league games as finals," he stated.

"After that we'll start thinking about how we're going to tackle the Europa League."

Juventus were paired with Olympique Lyonnaisin the draw for the quarter-finals of the Europa League.