The Azzurri tied with Croatia in a 1-1 game today and are still alive in Group C inside the 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 did not keep conducive inside 75' with Croatia's persistence to tie the sport.
The Italian coach, Cesare Prandelli, stated that his team needs to discover how to close the victory. On the other hand, the coach added they are still alive inside the tournament where you can good chance to advance on.
The coach also recognized the fact that the Italian team was criticized for their deficiency of endurance in the lover. Prandelli noted that they did lack some fresh legs inside game during the press conference after the sport.
'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 after the overall game.
'We need to keep going,' said the Juventus FC player, Andrea Pirlo. He continued by saying that 'it didn't matter that they was you of the overall game for his team. The only importance is click here to buy to the quarter finals.'
Again, Italy tinkered with three defenders'a new strategy that Prandelli is using because of this tournament since he suffered loosing many starting players to injuries and players being subpoenaed in Italy for match fixing and gambling scandals.
Both games, so far in the tournament, also have exactly the same results. Italy comes out scoring first, but can't quite keep the victory. The positive side is this fact new strategy has not been a catastrophe.
The new Prandelli attack has been working decently for Italy simply because they check it out for the Champions in the World, Spain, and Croatia that is ranked one of many top within the FIFA rankings.