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Fiorentina coach Vincenzo Italiano speaks ahead of Juventus v Fiorentina, Matchday 12 in Serie A.

ON JUVENTUS - "Juventus are always a quality side, that never dies. We saw it in the Champions League. They have great quality up front, pace, technique - we need to be very careful. We have to face Juventus like we did the past 11 opponents, with the right approach. We need to be almost perfect in this match. It's an especially important match"

ON THE MATCH - "We have all the qualities to do well and reach positive results. It's not easy to get good results, but when you do it's an incredibile joy. I know what this match means for the fans. If we want to show our mentality we need to go in Turin and do what we work on during the week, spending a lot of time in their half. The fans told me how important this match is, and we know and we care a lot."

ON INJURIES - "I can confirm that Nico Gonzalez is unavailable."

ON LAST SEASON'S WIN - "Last season's win was big. Tomorrow we will do what we try to do every week - we want a great performance, that's the first thing."

ON THE MOMENT - "Sacrifice is at the basis of everything. We're doing well at the back, and taking our chances up front. At the moment I am happy.

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