Juventus coach Massimiliano Allegri, baffled by criticism of the league leaders, said that winning should never be considered routine and that a Serie A triumph should not be taken for granted. "We should stop thinking that Juventus have to win every game 3-0. Despite the loss, Juventus, who host fourth-placed Lazio on Sunday, are a point clear of AS Roma at the top with a game in hand and on course for a sixth successive title.
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Mario Balotelli has launched a scathing attack on Bastia supporters, claiming they racially abused him during Nice's 1-1 draw in Ligue 1 on Friday. The former AC Milan, Liverpool and Manchester City striker claims "monkey" noises were directed towards him, and brandished the situation "horrible". Along with a solid black image, he posted: "Yesterday the result against Bastia was right.