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Conte: Bayern are from another planet

Juventus extended their dominance in Serie A with a 2-1 win over Parma, but coach Antonio Conte denies they are on Bayern Munich's level.

Carlos Tevez inspired Juventus to victory over in-form Parma and took the Old Lady even closer to the Scudetto, but Antonio Conte isn't getting carried away.

Ex-Manchester City man Tevez netted twice in the middle of the first half to secure the three points and take himself to the top of the Serie A scorers' chart.

Parma, who had been on a club record 17-game unbeaten run struck back through Cristian Molinaro but couldn't find an equaliser.

After the game Conte stated that he was happy with the result even though Juventus weren't at their best but he shrugged off suggestions that his side's form in Italy rivalled Bayern Munich's exploits in Germany.

"It wasn't an easy game and tiredness got to us too. We have to respect that because it's inevitable," Conte said on Mediaset.

"However, I am happy because we continued to win. We have to think of ways that we can help Italian sides in Europe though and I look to Germany where they have a winter break.

"Bayern Munich have done something extraordinary. At the moment they are on another planet and I fear that will be the case for a few years. At the moment only Real Madrid and Barcelona can compete on their level."

Juventus' next game is a tough one as they must travel to the Stadio San Paolo to take on Napoli this weekend.

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