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Juventus lose unbeaten start to season, elicit Antonio Conte’s sadness smile

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Fiorentino scored four goals in the final half hour to come back from a 2-0 first-half deficit and give Juventus their first loss of the Serie A season. This prompted Juve manager Antonio Conte to contort his face into the expression pictured above.

After the match, Conte attributed the loss to "10 nightmare minutes." From ESPN:

"I think the game was practically closed. We were in control in every way, even in the second half and had some more great chances to add to our tally," he told Sky Sport Italia.

"Then something strange and unthinkable happened. We lost a match that we had been dominating. How do we explain it?

"In 10 minutes we destroyed all the hard work, both during and before the game. We managed to allow Fiorentina back into it and concede odd goals."

With Napoli losing to Roma two days earlier, Roma are now the only team in Serie A still undefeated through eight rounds. But if the desire to never see Conte's sadness smile again doesn't motivate Juventus, nothing will.

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Brooks Peck is the editor of Dirty Tackle on Yahoo Sports. Have a tip? Email him or follow on Twitter!

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