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 2-1 victory over Mexico in the Confederation Cup. Chilean referee Enrique Osses cautioned Balotelli after the 21-year-old followed his 77th-minute winner on Sunday by repeating the flexed-muscle 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 semi-final 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...