AZZURRI

Roma striker Mattia Destro has underlined how special it was to score his first goal for the Italian national team on Tuesday against Malta.
Inter’s Andrea Ranocchia has admitted that he was disappointed to be omitted from the Italy squad for the games against Bulgaria and Malta.
World Cup winner Paolo Rossi is excited by the new wave of young Italian strikers who are emerging on the peninsula.
Domenico Criscito’s lawyer is furious that the defender was ruled out of Euro 2012 due to an investigation that has been dropped.
After the 2-0 win against Malta, Cesare Prandelli points out Italy are “a work in progress. We must find our identity searching for entertaining football.”
Italy boss Cesare Prandelli has underlined that his side can’t just rely on the playmaking skills of Andrea Pirlo.
Italy striker Pablo Osvaldo says it was more difficult to break down Malta than it was Bulgaria in Tuesday’s World Cup qualifier.
Italy international Alessandro Diamanti has underlined that he feels like an attacking midfielder rather than a forward.
Atalanta director general Pierpaolo Marino has expressed his satisfaction after Federico Peluso netted in Italy’s 2-0 win over Malta.
Lorenzo Insigne reveals Cesare Prandelli told him “to play the way I know how” in his exciting Italy debut.
Federico Peluso dedicated his first senior Italy goal to Atalanta and admits he was “pretty anxious at the start.”
Mattia Destro celebrated his debut senior Italy goal and is “open” to playing in various different positions.
Malta Coach Pietro Ghedin reveals his team would’ve been “very happy” to only lose 1-0 against Italy.
Cesare Prandelli praised Lorenzo Insigne and noted “September isn’t our best month” after a 2-0 win over Malta.
Mattia Destro and Federico Peluso netted their first Italy goals and Lorenzo Insigne made a thrilling debut, but the Azzurri only managed a 2-0 win over Malta.
It’s all-change for Italy, as Mattia Destro, Pablo Daniel Osvaldo and Alessandro Diamanti lead the way in tonight’s World Cup qualifier against Malta.
Domenico Criscito is both “happy and angry” at news the betting investigation that cost him Euro 2012 has been shelved due to lack of evidence.
The investigation into alleged match-fixing in the Genoa derby, which cost Domenico Criscito a place at Euro 2012, has been shelved due to lack of evidence.
Italy Coach Cesare Prandelli says tonight’s second World Cup qualifier against Malta isn’t the time to play with formations.
Italy will go into tonight’s World Cup qualifier against Malta with history clearly on their side – especially at home.
Mattia Destro insists that he doesn’t feel like he is under examination as he prepares to start in his first competitive game for Italy.
Italy Under-21 boss Devis Mangia has accepted full responsibility for the defeat to the Republic of Ireland which had consequences on the record books.
Mattia Cassani is confident that the change in system will not negatively affect Italy in tonight’s Brazil 2014 qualifier against Malta.
Atalanta’s Federico Peluso is showing no fear about the prospect of playing for Italy in tonight’s qualifier against Malta.
Claudio Marchisio expects Italy to put in a performance against Malta in tonight’s World Cup qualifier.