By Ben Miller For Mailonline
Published: 18:28 GMT, 1 December 2019 | Updated: 18:35 GMT, 1 December 2019
Maurizio Sarri accused Juventus of lacking 'brain and soul' and making 'daft errors' as the reigning champions lost top spot in Serie A with a 2-2 draw at home to midtable Sassuolo, adding that he spoke to the team 'for 30 seconds' in the dressing room afterwards.
Centre-back Leonardo Bonucci's 20th-minute opener was cancelled out within three minutes as Jeremie Boga replied for the 13th-placed visitors, who started the day three points above the relegation zone.
Sassuolo capitalised on calamitous defending to go ahead two minutes after the break through Francesco Caputo, leaving Sarri perplexed and Juve needing a 68th-minute Cristiano Ronaldo penalty to salvage a point at the Allianz Stadium.
Maurizio Sarri watched Juventus fail to build open their 1-0 midweek win at home to Atletico
Cristiano Ronaldo scored a second-half equaliser from the spot to earn a point for Juventus
The hosts needed Ronaldo's strike after defensive howlers gifted Sassuolo their second goal
Sarri accepted his team were tired after the midweek Champions League win at home to Atletico Madrid and the 3-1 win at Atalanta eight days ago, when they also fell behind, but told DAZN: 'We should have played with greater care, especially in the first half.
'It wasn't a bad game, even