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All slotted into their required roles with little fuss. "The fact that with five players who don't always start the level of performance was that high is the most important thing for me," Juve coach Antonio Conte told reporters. "I knew that whoever I picked would put in a great performance... all my players need to be ready for action." Roma can close the gap back to three with victory at home to Fiorentia on Sunday (1130GMT). Third place Napoli, nine points off Juve, host Udinese later on Saturday (1945 GMT).