Player Ratings: Spain 1-0 Italy

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A slick Spanish side convincingly defeated Italy on Wednesday night, with an impressive display of possession football. An experimental Azzurri team was left dazed as the World Champions controlled most of the 90 minutes, which will have given coach Cesare Prandelli much to think about as he shapes his squad for Brazil. Gianluigi Buffon -6.5- Experienced Back More...

by Enzo Misuraca | Published 2 months ago
Viviani - Italy U21
By Padraig Whelan On Wednesday, March 5th, 2014

Player Ratings: Northern Ireland U21 0-2 Italy U21

Italy’s hopes of European Championship qualification remain very much alive after an essential 2-0 victory over Northern Ireland in Lurgan. The Azzurrini were on top for much of the game, conceding very little More...

Rossi - Italy v Nigeria
By Forza Italian Football Staff On Tuesday, November 19th, 2013

Player Ratings: Italy 2-2 Nigeria

Italy and Nigeria played out an entertaining 2-2 draw at Craven Cottage in London on Monday evening thanks to goals from Giuseppe Rossi and Emanuele Giaccherini. The Azzurri were wasted a host of chances, especially More...

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By Enzo Misuraca On Friday, November 15th, 2013

Player Ratings: Italy 1-1 Germany

Cesare Prandelli’s Italy played out an entertaining 1-1 draw against old rivals Germany at the San Siro on Friday evening. An excellent Ignazio Abate left foot strike cancelled out Mats Hummels early header More...

Florenzi - Italy v Armenia
By David Schiavone On Wednesday, October 16th, 2013

Player Ratings: Italy 2-2 Armenia

Italy made hard work of Armenia in their final World Cup Qualifer on Tuesday evening, only managing a 2-2 draw. The Azzurri went behind twice and had to rely on Mario Balotelli to give them their final point of More...

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By Enzo Misuraca On Saturday, October 12th, 2013

Player Ratings: Denmark 2-2 Italy

Italy stole a point away to Denmark in a thrilling World Cup qualifier which effectively ended the Danes hopes of reaching the finals in Brazil. Pablo Osvaldo put the Italians ahead in the first half but former More...

By Sean Martin On Tuesday, September 10th, 2013

Player Ratings: Italy 2-1 Czech Republic

Italy secured their place for the 2014 World Cup with this 2-1 defeat of Czech Republic in Turin on Tuesday evening. Prior to the match the Azzurri captain Gianluigi Buffon was honoured for equalling Fabio Cannavaro’s More...

By Enzo Misuraca On Friday, September 6th, 2013

Player Ratings: Italy 1-0 Bulgaria

Blood, sweat but fortunately no tears for the Azzurri as they scrambled to an important 1-0 win over Bulgaria in Palermo on Friday evening. A decent first half performance was almost undone as the away side piled More...

By Enzo Misuraca On Wednesday, August 14th, 2013

Player Ratings: Italy 1-2 Argentina

The Azzurri kicked off the new season in disappointing fashion as a disjointed performance allowed Argentina to leave the Stadio Olimpico as winners of this prestigious friendly. The Italians only really delivered More...

By Enzo Misuraca On Sunday, June 30th, 2013

Confederations Cup Player Ratings: Uruguay 2-2 Italy AET (2-3 pens)

Italy’s semi final shoot out heart break against Spain served them well in their defeat of a strong Uruguay side in Salvador de Bahia.  The Italians picked up the bronze medal as they beat Oscar Tabarez’s More...



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