Many ask whether Juventus really are a great side or if Serie A is so poor that a team that once sat in 14th place in mid-October are now soon to be league champions with a nine-point advantage over second placed Napoli. The truth is, no one really knows the answer.
Tactically, Italy still provides a tough competition. The best coaches, from Claudio Ranieri who currently leads the Premier League to Luis Enrique who presides over the glorious Barcelona, suffered in Serie A. Opposing teams can change shapes and formations up to six times in a single match in order to gain the upper hand and strikers have to work twice as hard to penetrate the tightest of defences.
There is a reason why Italian coaches do so well in other leagues.
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