The Azzurri ties Croatia; Nonetheless alive in Euro Cup 2012The Azzurri tied with Croatia in a 1-1 game today and still 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 contributing within the 75' with Croatia's persistence to tie the game.
The Italian coach, Cesare Prandelli, stated that his team has to learn how to close the victory. On the other hand, the coach added they are still alive in the tournament and also have a pretty good possibility to go on.
The coach also recognized the truth that the Italian team was criticized for not enough endurance within the other half. Prandelli noted he 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 inside 39', but looked very frusterated after the action.
'We must keep working,' said the Juventus FC player, Andrea Pirlo. He continued by saying that 'it didn't matter that he was the gamer of the action for his team. The only importance is to find to the quarter finals.'
Again, Italy used three defenders'a new strategy that Prandelli is employing because of this tournament since he suffered the loss of many starting players to injuries and players being subpoenaed back in Italy for match fixing and gambling scandals.
Both games, up to now within the tournament, have experienced the identical results. Italy comes out scoring first, but can't quite offer the victory. The positive side is this fact new strategy website has not been a catastrophe.
The new Prandelli attack has been working decently for Italy because they test it about the Champions in the World, Spain, and Croatia which is ranked among the top inside the FIFA rankings.