AZZURRI

Emanuele Giaccherini was “very happy” to score the fastest ever Italy goal, but not with the Haiti draw.
Cesare Prandelli admits Italy’s draw with Haiti was “embarrassing” and hopes they can recover sharpness for the Confederations Cup.
Emanuele Giaccherini scored a record-breaking goal, but Italy fumbled a 2-0 lead for a shock 2-2 friendly draw with Haiti.
Armenia earned a shock 4-0 victory away to Denmark in Italy’s World Cup qualifying group.
Andrea Bertolacci scored a crucial goal against Norway and put himself forward for a role in Italy’s European Under-21 Championship.
Italy topped their Under-21 European Championship group and Coach Devis Mangia praised the squad. “They all did well.”
Italy test the 4-3-3 and some new faces for tonight’s charity match against Haiti in Rio de Janeiro.
Andrea Bertolacci’s acrobatic last-gasp equaliser gave Italy a 1-1 draw with Norway, so they top the Under-21 European Championship group
“We expect goals and great performances from Mario Balotelli, not problems,” insisted FIGC President Giancarlo Abete.
Italy go head-to-head with Norway for top spot in their Under-21 European Championship group.
Antonio Cassano has underlined his desire to star for Inter and the Italian national side in the future.
Italy’s Confederations Cup campaign hasn’t got off to the best start after a portion of their food supplies were seized by customs officers on arrival in Brazil.
Devis Mangia’s Italian Under-21 side will be looking for at least a point against Norway in tonight’s European Championship tie.
Italy boss Cesare Prandelli is keen to take advantage of his country’s inclusion in this month’s Confederations Cup.
Italy boss Cesare Prandelli will again test the 4-3-3 system in Tuesday’s international friendly against Haiti.
Claudio Marchisio says Mario Balotelli on Twitter is not necessarily a good idea. “He is too nice sometimes.”
Andrea Barzagli insists Mario Balotelli “has nothing to apologise for” after a Twitter rant and the striker shows his softer side.
The Rio de Janeiro stadium Italy are meant to train in from tomorrow is still closed due to structural problems.
Lorenzo Insigne “had a real scare,” but his injury should not rule him out of Italy’s European Under-21 Championship semi-final.
Italy legend Roberto Baggio praised Cesare Prandelli for his “great work” ahead of the Confederations Cup.
Riccardo Saponara had been “dreaming of this goal” after scoring in Italy’s Under-21 4-0 demolition of Israel.
Lorenzo Insigne avoided a fracture and should be available for the European Championship semi-final.
Manolo Gabbiadini scored twice in Italy’s 4-0 win over Israel and warned “we want to win the Euros.”
Coach Devis Mangia is waiting for news on Lorenzo Insigne’s injury and celebrating Italy’s qualification for the European Under-21 Championship semi-finals.
Manolo Gabbiadini bagged a brace as Italy thrashed 10-man Israel 4-0 to reach the Under-21 European semi-finals, but Lorenzo Insigne was stretchered off.