The Azzurri tied with Croatia in a 1-1 game today and 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 first half but failed to keep conducive within the 75' with Croatia's persistence to tie the action.
The Italian coach, Cesare Prandelli, stated that his team has to discover how to close the victory. On the other hand, the coach added that they're still alive within the tournament where you can good chance to move on.
The coach also recognized the fact the Italian team was criticized for insufficient endurance inside other half. Prandelli noted he did lack some fresh legs within the game through the press conference after the action.
'We played against a website very physical team, but we played better than they did,' said the Azzurri coach.
Andrea Pirlo was very festive when he scored inside 39', but looked very frusterated at the end of the sport.
'We must keep going,' said the Juventus FC player, Andrea Pirlo. He continued by stating that 'it didn't matter that they was you of the action for his team. The only importance is to get on the quarter finals.'
Again, Italy enjoyed 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 back in Italy for match fixing and gambling scandals.
Both games, to date in the tournament, also have a similar results. Italy happens scoring first, but can't quite keep 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 given that they do it about the Champions of the World, Spain, and Croatia that is ranked on the list of top in the FIFA rankings.