The Azzurri tied with Croatia in a very 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 in the first half but failed to keep that lead in the 75' with Croatia's persistence to tie the sport.
The Italian coach, Cesare Prandelli, stated that his team needs to figure out how to close the victory. On the other hand, the coach added they are still alive inside the tournament this will let you pretty good chance to advance on.
The coach also recognized the belief that the Italian team was criticized because of their lack of endurance inside the better half. Prandelli noted that he did lack some fresh legs in the game during the press conference after the action.
'We played against an extremely physical team, but we played superior to they did,' said the Azzurri coach.
Andrea Pirlo was very festive when he scored in the 39', but looked very frusterated following the action.
'We must keep going,' said the Juventus FC player, Andrea Pirlo. He continued by saying that 'it didn't matter he was the click here ball player of the sport for his team. The only importance is to buy to the quarter finals.'
Again, Italy tinkered with three defenders'a new strategy that Prandelli is utilizing for this tournament since he suffered the loss of many starting players to injuries and players being subpoenaed last Italy for match fixing and gambling scandals.
Both games, so far inside the tournament, have experienced a similar results. Italy happens scoring first, but can't quite retain the victory. The positive side are these claims new strategy was not a catastrophe.
The new Prandelli attack has been working decently for Italy since they test it on the Champions in the World, Spain, and Croatia that is ranked one of many top within the FIFA rankings.