Juventus and Inter Milan shared the spoils in the Derby d'Italia with both walking away with a goal and a point in the bag.
While the Bianconeri excelled in the first half, showing ambition, determination and superior skill, the manner in which they collapsed thereafter is concerning to say the least.
This is Juve's fifth draw in six games and it's clear that after experiencing a wonderful November, things have stagnated for Massimiliano Allegri's side. Far too often this is a team that has produced excellence in the early part of the game, showing ambition and beautiful technique only to then lower the intensity and allow the opponent a way back into the game. As such, it comes as no surprise to learn that Juventus have scored a goal on six occasions in the first 15 minutes of the game. Carlos Tevez made it seven against Inter when he rounded off Arturo Vidal's hard work to condemn Inter early on. The problem is maintaining that determination and not collapsing at the first sign of difficulty as Gigi Buffon accurately pointed out.
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