The Azzurri tied with Croatia in a 1-1 game today and 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 in the first half but did not keep contributing in the 75' with Croatia's persistence to tie the action.
The Italian coach, Cesare Prandelli, stated that his team needs to learn to close the victory. On the other hand, the coach added they are still alive in the tournament this will let you good chance to go on.
The coach also recognized the truth that the Italian team was criticized because of their insufficient endurance within the second half. Prandelli noted which he did lack some fresh legs in the game throughout the press conference after the action.
'We played against a really physical team, click here 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 after the action.
'We need to keep working,' said the Juventus FC player, Andrea Pirlo. He continued by saying that 'it didn't matter which he was you of the sport for his team. The only importance is to the quarter finals.'
Again, Italy used three defenders'a new strategy that Prandelli is employing for this tournament since he suffered losing many starting players to injuries and players being subpoenaed last Italy for match fixing and gambling scandals.
Both games, so far inside tournament, experienced the identical results. Italy is released scoring first, but can't quite offer the victory. The positive side are these claims new strategy hasn't been a catastrophe.
The new Prandelli attack has been working decently for Italy since they do it around the Champions from the World, Spain, and Croatia that is ranked on the list of top inside the FIFA rankings.