Bow down to Berardi: Azzurrini Player Ratings v Czech Republic

Italy lost 3-1 against the Czech Republic in the second game of Group C of the Under 21 European Championship at the Tychy Stadium. Michal Travnik gave the lead to the Czechs early on, as goalkeeper Lukáš Zima was decisive in stopping the Azzurrini attacks, until Domenico Berardi’s equaliser that is. It wasn’t enough though, as late goals More...

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By Vieri Capretta On Sunday, June 18th, 2017

Pellegrini Stars For Italy: U21 Player Ratings v Denmark

Italy began their Group C campaign in good form with a 2-0 win over Denmark at the Krakow Stadium in Poland as the Euro U21 Championship got underway for Luigi Di Biagio’s men on Sunday night. Lorenzo Pellegrini More...

By Conor Clancy On Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

Player Ratings: Netherlands 1-2 Italy

Italy made it two wins from two this international break with a 2-1 win at the Amsterdam Arena over The Netherlands. Alessio Romagnoli put the ball past Gianluigi Donnarumma to give the hosts the lead, only for More...

By Nicholas Carroll On Saturday, March 25th, 2017

Player Ratings: Italy 2-0 Albania

Marco Verratti provided a dominant display in midfield to drive Italy to a hard-fought 2-0 victory over Albania in Friday evening’s World Cup qualifier at the Stadio Renzo Barbera. The Azzurri took maximum More...

By Louis Gibberd-Thomas On Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016

Player Ratings: Italy 0-1 Republic of Ireland

Italy lost 0-1 to the Republic of Ireland at the Stade Pierre-Mauroy in Lille for the final game of their European Championships group stage matches. Jeff Hendrick looked lively for the Irish and had chances to More...

By Liam Stewart On Sunday, May 8th, 2016

Maran: It’s difficult to play against Roma when they’re on form

Chievo coach Rolando Maran has praised Luciano Spalletti’s Roma after the Mussi Volanti lost 3-0 to the Giallorossi on Sunday afternoon. The Gialloblu were dismantled as I Lupi dominated the match limiting More...

By Vito Doria On Thursday, March 24th, 2016

Player Ratings: Italy 1-1 Spain

Italy drew 1-1 with Spain at the Stadio Friuli in Udine on Thursday night in their international friendly. Azzurri coach Antonio Conte experimented with the 3-4-3 formation and the decision paid off as his side More...

By George Rinaldi On Tuesday, November 17th, 2015

Player Ratings: Italy 2-2 Romania

Italy drew 2-2 with Romania at the Stadio Renato Dall’Ara on Tuesday night in an international friendly to end the calendar year with just four wins. Bogdan Stancu put the visitors ahead early on butClaudio Marchisio More...

By Kaustubh Pandey On Tuesday, November 17th, 2015

Player Ratings: Italy U21 v Lithuania U21

The Italy U-21s saw off Lithuania in convincing fashion in their European Under-21 Championships qualifying group Group 2 encounter at the Stadio Teofilo Patini. The Azzurrini played out the game in a comfortable More...

By Louis Gibberd-Thomas On Friday, November 13th, 2015

Player Ratings: Belgium 3-1 Italy

Italy were defeated 3-1 by Belgium in an international friendly in Brussels to mark the 30th anniversary of the Heysel tragedy. Antonio Candreva gave the Azzurri the lead, but goals from Jan Vertonghen, Kevin De More...

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