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Juventus will not underestimate Celtic: Conte

News 21 Dec 2012, 12:07 IST

US Citta di Palermo v Juventus FC - Serie ARome, Dec 21 (IANS): Italian Serie A side Juventus head coach Antonio Conte claimed that his side would not underestimate Celtic as the two were drawn together in the last 16 of the Champions League football.

The Serie A champions will travel to Glasgow to face Neil Lennon’s side Feb 12, before hosting them, March 6, reports Xinhua.

The 43-year-old Juve coach admitted that the Scottish side will be tough opponents.

“Celtic are a good team. They qualified from a group that involved Barcelona, Spartak Moscow and Benfica,” Conte said.

“They have good players like Giorgios Samaras and Kris Commons. We will go to this game with great enthusiasm, with the greatest respect for the Scots and will try to do our best,” he said.

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