Yaya Toure: It's important for us to put in a strong performance.

Manchester City star Yaya Toure has said that the Citizens are targeting top spot in Group D of the UEFA Champions League.

Manuel Pellegrini's side face Serie A champions Juventus on Wednesday night and they will be looking for a win to maintain top spot in the group.

Toure has said that a win against the Old Lady of Turin will be good for their confidence after a crushing 4-1 home defeat to Liverpool over the weekend.

"It's important for the confidence of our supporters and it's important for us to also put in a strong performance," said Toure, reports mcfc.co.uk.

"A couple of years ago, we were in this competition and we didn't finish in the top two. I think the key is to finish first for the first time and if we could do it with one game to spare, so much the better.

"I don't know what will happen in Turin. For us, the target is to finish first and get a kind draw in the Round of 16 and then continue onwards because it's a target to get as far as we can in this competition.

"The target of this club this year is try to achieve any trophy possible and we are still going strong in all of them this season.

"We know it will be difficult to win everything, but we'll be trying as hard as we can because we have the squad, we have the players and I think if everything is right at the right time, we can perform and beat anybody."

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