Marchisio: 'Spain are always strong'
Claudio Marchisio was impressed with Spain, but also by Italy’s debutants after a 1-0 result in Madrid.
Paletta: 'Happy for Italy debut'
Parma defender Gabriel Paletta was “happy with my debut, but a little sad at the result” of Spain-Italy.
Prandelli: 'Fitness embarrassing'
Cesare Prandelli felt Italy’s fitness levels were “almost embarrassing” compared to Spain, so the quality couldn’t shine through.
Azzurri slender loss in Spain
Alessio Cerci hit the woodwork, but Pedro Rodriguez got the only goal as Spain beat Italy in a friendly.
Di Biagio hails Italy patience
Italy Under-21 Coach Gigi Di Biagio admired their patience in a victory away to Northern Ireland, but Serbia complicate the group.
Gabriel Paletta and Diego Costa get their international debuts in tonight’s prestigious Spain-Italy friendly in Madrid.
U21: Italy win in Northern Ireland
Italy’s Under-21 side secured a 2-0 victory in Northern Ireland with goals from Daniele Rugani and Brentford’s Marcello Trotta.
Buffon: England clash key
Gianluigi Buffon has signalled Italy’s opening Group D clash with England as key to the success of their 2014 World Cup campaign.
Prandelli ‘tired’ of bad conduct
Italy Coach Cesare Prandelli has responded to criticism of his well-publicised code of ethics by saying player behaviour needs to improve.
Albiol on life in Naples
Raul Albiol has commented on his adaption to life in Naples, and has admitted that his team need to ‘find balance’.
Prandelli on Spain match & Roja options
Italy boss Cesare Prandelli has revealed that he would have liked to have played another opponent in this evening’s friendly.
Italy 2014 World Cup kit to tour
Ahead of being worn at the 2014 World Cup, the new Italy national team kit will go on tour across the peninsula.
Prandelli on squad, World Cup & his future
Cesare Prandelli has admitted his astonishment that Borja Valero has failed to make the Spain squad for their friendly.
U21: Magilton hails Italy
Northern Ireland Under-21 manager Jim Magilton hailed Italy as “a really top-class side” ahead of tomorrow’s game.
U21: Di Biagio faith in N Ireland result
Under-21 Coach Gigi Di Biagio has “unlimited faith” in Italy ahead of a must-win qualifier in Northern Ireland.
Italy squad numbers in Spain
Daniel Osvaldo will wear the Number 10 jersey and Ciro Immobile 9 in tomorrow’s Spain-Italy friendly.
Surprises in Italy's Spain XI
Italy are set to face Spain tomorrow with Alessio Cerci, Daniel Osvaldo and Gabriel Paletta in the starting XI.
England use sports psychologist
Italy’s World Cup opponents England have brought in a sports psychologist to help them prepare, revealed Roy Hodgson.
Buffon: 'Casillas, Cech and I'
Gigi Buffon believes the Cesare Prandelli-Juventus row was “a misunderstanding” and hailed Spain’s Iker Casillas.
Prandelli: 'No ordinary friendly'
Cesare Prandelli vented his frustration at “pointless controversy” and warned Spain-Italy “is no ordinary friendly.”
Thiago Alcantara's Serie A tales
Spain starlet Thiago Alcantara was born in Italy and reveals what his father told him about life in Serie A.
Casillas: Azzurri often find a way
Spain goalkeeper Iker Casillas has praised opponents Italy ahead of the friendly between the teams on Wednesday.
Del Bosque backs Prandelli
Spain Coach Vicente Del Bosque has backed Azzurri counterpart Cesare Prandelli over his decision to leave Daniele De Rossi out of his squad.
Roma to prepare De Rossi appeal
It has emerged that Roma are set to appeal the decision to ban player Daniele De Rossi for three matches.
Ramos, Xavi, Cesc to sit out?
Speculation in the Spanish media is that Diego Costa will start for Spain against Italy, but Cesc Fabregas, Xavi Hernandez and Sergio Ramos won’t.
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