Juventus vice-captain Giorgio Chiellini believes the Bianconeri were more than deserving winners despite their narrow 1-0 victory over Bologna on Saturday.
The 29 year old Italian international spoke to Sky Sport Italia after the match and suggested that the La Vecchia Signora deserved to win the game. while taking time to praise second place Roma.
“We knew Bologna were an organised side that did not leave many spaces at the back and it was a well deserved victory,” said Chiellini.
“Antonio Conte had told us at half time to increase the tempo of our game for the second half. We stepped on the gear and did just that as we got into the second half.
“We must thank Roma because they keep us alive and remind us how difficult it is to win every single time. They deserve to be credited as they are trying to make us enjoy this title because it is so hard-fought.
“We are very close to the finish line. This was a very important victory and we are really very close to winning our third Scudetto in a row.”
The Bianconeri defender has featured in 28 Serie A games this season scoring three goals and providing three assists.
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