Antonio Conte felt Italy “did more than enough to win” their 2-2 friendly draw with Romania. “There was intensity and tempo.”
Italy fought back to lead Romania and were pegged back late on 2-2 in their final friendly match of 2015.
Domenico Berardi scored for the Azzurrini and said the senior Italy squad “remains a dream.”
Italy start Stephan El Shaarawy and Roberto Soriano with Giorgio Chiellini at left-back in tonight’s friendly with Romania.
Join us for all the build-up, action and comment from tonight’s Italy v Romania international friendly in Bologna.
Italy Under-21 Coach Gigi Di Biagio saw “incredible goals” against Lithuania and won’t waste the group leadership.
Domenico Berardi and Marco Benassi scored scorchers as Italy Under-21s beat Lithuania 2-0 and now lead their group.
Domenico Berardi starts up-front for Italy Under-21s, as they face Lithuania in Castel Di Sangro.
Antonio Conte admits the Euro 2016 semi-finals would be “a great achievement” for Italy but “why not the final?”
Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini hopes Euro 2016 can provide “joy” after terrorist attacks in Paris.
Antonio Conte “feels very good” in his role as Italy CT but “our work is evaluated by results”.
Antonio Conte says his Italy side are “on the right path” and is “still shocked” by the terrorist attacks in Paris.
UEFA has confirmed that France will host the European Championships next summer, despite terror attacks in Paris.
Lorenzo Insigne’s agent trusts in the “professionalism and wisdom” of Italy CT Antonio Conte.
FIGC President Carlo Tavecchio insists France should still host the European Championships after terror attacks in Paris.
Italy Under-21 CT Luigi Di Biagio admits he’s “expecting difficulties” in tomorrow’s match with Lithuania.
Mario Balotelli could be out for three months, with reports he’ll have surgery on a hernia this week.
Andrea Pirlo ‘has a mad desire to play at Euro 2016’ says Carlo Ancelotti, who advises a return to Milan.
Italy CT Antonio Conte has reportedly decided on 14 players for Euro 2016, but Andrea Pirlo, Daniele De Rossi and Lorenzo Insigne are missing.
Italy CT Antonio Conte is ‘one of the best in the world’ and ‘Roma players are enthusiastic about him’, says Miralem Pjanic.
Hungary have qualified for Euro 2016 after a 3-1 aggregate victory over Norway in the play-offs.
Italy captain Gigi Buffon urged Antonio Conte to stay beyond Euro 2016 and revealed his partner is expecting a baby boy.
Alessandro Del Piero is confident “Juventus can get back into the Scudetto race” and is impressed by Antonio Conte’s Italy.
Rolando Mandragora assures Italy “want to win the European Under-21 Championship” ahead of the Lithuania game.
Ciro Ferrara and Daniele Adani believe Italy’s problems are focused on Juventus defenders, “but there are no alternatives.”