Conte: Juventus needs to be more ruthless

The coach has demanded more from his players despite being pleased with their performance on Friday, while praising the progress of Fernando Llorente.

Antonio Conte has called for Juventus to be more ruthless on the back of a 2-0 win over Bologna on Friday.

Goals from Arturo Vidal and Giorgio Chiellini ensured that the Bianconeri went three points clear at the top of Serie A, but the coach has demanded more from his players despite being pleased with how his side continued its fantastic run of form.

"We know that we have men and quality and an organized system that carries on regardless of who is playing," Conte told Sky Sport. "Juventus did not change the tune despite different top players and that is the best thing about this victory. I said before the game I wasn't worried, as I train everyone the same way because they all have to be ready when called upon.

"We should've finished Bologna off earlier, such as that incredible chance for Fernando Llorente, as after that we risked conceding an equalizer. Llorente is doing better and proving why we signed him. He's improving in terms of determination, of protecting the ball and providing assists, so now has to target being a hitman and we must help him achieve that."

Juve's next game is a crucial Champions League clash against Galatasaray on Tuesday, with a win or draw needed to ensure qualification for the last 16.

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