Spanish media had mixed feelings after Spain’s Euro opener with Italy ended in a draw on Sunday. Sunday’s 1-1 draw against Italy in the Euro 2012 Group C opener produced bittersweet feelings in Spain. On the one hand, their was a sense of relief that the world champions managed to battle out a draw, thanks to an equalizer from Cesc Fabregas just three minutes’ after Antonio Di Natale had given Italy the lead. However, there was also disappointment that Fernando Torres wasted several good chances at the end to give […]
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Mario Balotelli is determined to end an amazing season on an even bigger high by leading Italy to glory at Euro 2012 this summer.
The 21-year-old can’t wait to get started at the European Championships, with Italy 16/1 with bookmaker to defeat reigning …
Who else is looking forward to Richard Dunne v Mario Balotelli at the Euros? The prospect moved ever closer after Cesare Prandelli confirmed that the enigmatic striker will be in the Italian squad. Balotelli’s place at the tournament was thought to be in major doubt after he was excluded from the squad to face USA in a friendly back in February due to his decidedly dodgy disciplinary record in the Premier League. It is a facet of his game which Super Mario has hardly improved upon in the intervening months […]
Italians, the European Champions in 1968, will fight for the European Championship trophy for the eighth time. It must be admitted that the team of Cesare Prandelli was lucky in the qualifying rounds to be in the same group as their biggest rivals were the teams of Serbia, and Estonia. Squadra Azzurra easily won the group competition by scoring eight wins and two draws. The best scorer was Antonio Cassano with the score of six goals. In the group phase of the main event it will not be so easy. […]
The striker Antonio Di Natale will take part during in the friendly match with the USA in February – said Cesare Prandelli, national team coach. The 34-year-old player played last time in the national team at the last year’s world championships in South Africa. Di Natale, who gained the title of the king of scorer in the last two seasons, will return to the team after one and a half year break. This is due to serious injuries of Giuseppe Rossi and Antonio Cassano. Di Natale will play in the […]