The Azzurri tied with Croatia in the 1-1 game today and 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 within the first half but did not keep contributing inside the 75' with Croatia's persistence to tie the sport.
The Italian coach, Cesare Prandelli, stated that his team must learn how to close the victory. On the other hand, the coach added actually still alive within the tournament where you can pretty good possibility to move on.
The coach also recognized the fact the Italian team was criticized for their insufficient endurance inside second half. Prandelli noted he did lack some fresh legs inside the game throughout the press conference after the sport.
'We played against an incredibly physical team, but we played better than they did,' said the Azzurri coach.
Andrea Pirlo was very festive when he scored in the 39', but looked very frusterated after the game.
'We must continue,' said the Juventus FC player, Andrea Pirlo. He continued by praoclaiming that 'it didn't matter which he was you of the game for his team. The only importance is to get for the quarter finals.'
Again, Italy enjoyed three defenders'a new strategy that check here Prandelli is applying for this tournament since he suffered loosing many starting players to injuries and players being subpoenaed back Italy for match fixing and gambling scandals.
Both games, thus far in the tournament, also have exactly the same results. Italy comes out scoring first, but can't quite offer 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 given that they check it out for the Champions of the World, Spain, and Croatia that's ranked on the list of top inside FIFA rankings.