The Azzurri tied with Croatia in a 1-1 game today and are still alive in Group C inside Euro Cup 2012. The goals were scored by Andrea Pirlo for Italy and Mario Mandzukic for Croatia.
Italy took the lead inside the first half but still did not keep conducive in the 75' with Croatia's persistence to tie the action.
The Italian coach, Cesare Prandelli, stated that his team needs to learn how to close the victory. On the other hand, the coach added they are still alive inside tournament this will let you good chance to move on.
The coach also recognized the fact the Italian team was criticized for not enough endurance in the lover. Prandelli noted that he did lack some fresh legs within the game through the press conference after the overall game.
'We played against an extremely physical team, but we played a lot better than they did,' said the Azzurri coach.
Andrea Pirlo was very festive when he scored inside the 39', but looked very frusterated following the action.
'We ought to continue,' said the Juventus FC player, Andrea check here Pirlo. He continued by praoclaiming that 'it didn't matter that they was you of the action for his team. The only importance is to find to the quarter finals.'
Again, Italy played with three defenders'a new strategy that Prandelli is using because of this tournament since he suffered the losing of many starting players to injuries and players being subpoenaed in Italy for match fixing and gambling scandals.
Both games, thus far inside the tournament, experienced the identical results. Italy happens scoring first, but can't quite support the victory. The positive side is this fact new strategy hasn't been a catastrophe.
The new Prandelli attack has been working decently for Italy because they try it around the Champions in the World, Spain, and Croatia that is ranked among the top within the FIFA rankings.