The Azzurri ties Croatia; Still alive in Euro Cup 2012The Azzurri tied with Croatia inside a 1-1 game today and are still alive in Group C within the 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 still did not keep that lead within the 75' with Croatia's persistence to tie the overall game.
The Italian coach, Cesare Prandelli, stated that his team needs to learn how to close the victory. On the other hand, the coach added that they're still alive within the tournament and also have a good possibility to go on.
The coach also recognized the fact the Italian team was criticized for his or her lack of endurance within the lover. Prandelli noted that they did lack some fresh legs inside game through the press conference after the game.
'We played against an incredibly physical team, but we played superior to they did,' said the Azzurri coach.
Andrea Pirlo was very festive when he scored within the 39', but looked very frusterated after the sport.
'We need to continue,' said the Juventus FC player, Andrea Pirlo. He continued by saying that 'it didn't matter that they was the ball player of the game for his team. The only importance is to buy on the quarter finals.'
Again, Italy used three defenders'a new strategy that Prandelli is utilizing just for this tournament since he suffered the loss of many starting players to injuries and players click here being subpoenaed back in Italy for match fixing and gambling scandals.
Both games, thus far within the tournament, have had the identical results. Italy comes out scoring first, but can't quite support the victory. The positive side are these claims new strategy wasn't a catastrophe.
The new Prandelli attack has been working decently for Italy since they test it around the Champions in the World, Spain, and Croatia that's ranked one of the top inside the FIFA rankings.