Juventus made Champions League history by winning a game by the biggest goal-margin, smashing seven goals past Greek side Olympiakos.
The Greek side suffered the wrath of Juventus who has suffered three defeats in a row. Olympiakos coach Oleg Protasoff could make no excuses for the performance.
“I really can’t explain why we started the match as we did,” he said.
“None of our tactics worked. We took risks because we wanted to win but maybe we should have defended.”
The Ukrainian coach dismissed reports saying that he would quit the club.
“I’ve still got the strength,” he said.
“I hope the same goes for my players.”
Meanwhile, Juve coach Marcello Lippi remained level-headed.
“We had been a bit tense at the beginning after a difficult week. The match went better than I could have expected and the important results are finishing first in the group and regaining our confidence,” he said.
Lippi is happy that by finishing top of the group his side will avoid Arsenal, Manchester United, Real Madrid and Chelsea, who he sees as his main rivals.
While Juventus progress in Europe, Olympiakos will return to Greece a laughing-stock.
Newspapers there have already joked about not letting the squad back into the country.
Midfielder Takis Gonias, took the unique step of apologising to the fans who had traveled to Turin.
“We all ask your forgiveness,” he said.