AZZURRI

  • Coach Prandelli frustrated with Balotelli goal celebration June 17, 2013

    Rio de Janeiro: Italy coach Cesare Prandelli said he was frustrated with Mario Balotelli after the striker's shirtless goal celebration in the Azzurri's 21 victory over Mexico in the Confederation Cup. Chilean referee Enrique Osses cautioned Balotelli after the 21yearold followed his 77thminute winner on Sunday by repeating the flexedmuscle pose...
  • Germany must stop Pirlo to beat Italy: Loew June 28, 2012

    Germany boss Joachim Loew has highlighted stopping Andrea Pirlo and winning the midfield battle as key to his side defeating Italy in their Euro 2012 semifinal clash on Thursday night. Die Mannschaft enter the last four as the only side to have won all four of their games so far but...
  • It's time for Germany to break the curse: Low June 27, 2012

    Germany's coach Joachim Low believes that the time has come for Germany to overcome their struggles of the past and defeat Italy in a major tournament. Die Mannschaft have failed to come out on top against the Azzurri in four previous World Cups and two European Championship meetings. They will go...