Conte slams Juve lapses

The Bianconeri coach has warned his side that losing concentration will undermine their good work earlier in the season after being held by Hellas Verona
Juventus coach Antonio Conte has criticised his team's late lapses in concentration as the Italian champions threw away a two-goal lead against Hellas Verona.

The Bianconeri had led 2-0 through a Carlo Tevez double, but Luca Toni got the hosts back in the match at the Marc'Antonio Bentegodi before Juanito nicked a draw deep into stoppage time.

And Conte believes his defenders have to be wary of late comebacks and keep their concentration.

"Games last 95 minutes and one lapse will get punished," he told reporters.

"We have to be careful not to undermine the good work we have done so far. We need to remain alert, especially from dead ball situations, otherwise we'll be punished like we were today.

"We need to show the same determination and hunger we've witnessed over the past two years, otherwise it will become very difficult for us.

"There were some serious lapses in concentration in the second half. Hopefully, this will serve as a lesson for the future.

"Now I'll make my assessment and we'll see. [Claudio] Marchisio and [Dani] Osvaldo are ready."