Conte: An unbeaten season would be a record nobody can ever surpass

The former Siena trainer is hoping his team can finish their Serie A campaign on a high by beating Stefano Colantuono's men while stating Alessandro Del Piero will start the match

Juventus coach Antonio Conte has urged his men to avoid losing against Atalanta on Sunday as he feels ending the season unbeaten will be a record nobody will ever surpass.

The Turin-based side were crowned Serie A champions last weekend with victory over Cagliari and are yet to lose a fixture this term.

"Against Atalanta our objective is to maintain our unbeaten record to the end of the season, as that really would be something extraordinary," Conte told reporters.

"I told the lads that if we were to do that, in future they can only match us, but nobody can ever surpass us."

The coach also revealed that Alessandro Del Piero will start the game in what will be the veteran forward's final league game for the Bianconeri.

"Del Piero was in the starting XI as captain in the first game in this stadium against Notts County, in the first Serie A one here with Parma and will be tomorrow against Atalanta.

"It seemed only right for him and his career, but also everything he has given us this year. He must do well both on Sunday and next week in the Coppa Italia final with Napoli."

The former Siena trainer concluded his press conference by thanking his backroom staff for their efforts during Juve's highly-successful campaign.

"I had already worked with Cristian Stellini and Angelo Alessio at Siena, where we won the Serie B title. I played with Angelo at Juventus in the Giovanni Trapattoni era. He is a great man with excellent human and professional qualities.

"The same is true of Massimo Carrera, as we played together for many years. I had Stellini for a year and a half as a player at Bari, so as soon as I heard he was hanging up his boots, I proposed he come to work because I needed someone who knew my ideas."

Juventus also have a Coppa Italia final to contend and they will face Napoli in their attempts to claim the double on May 20.