World Cup 14
Prandelli: 'Changes against Brazil'
Italy go head-to-head with Brazil tonight and Cesare Prandelli confirms a change of tactics “to find the balance we lacked against Japan.”
Balotelli visits Salvador fans
The Italy team were advised to stay in their hotel in Salvador, but Mario Balotelli visited the favelas. “I am not afraid.”
Prandelli: 'Italy not going home'
Cesare Prandelli has claimed that Italy have not thought about returning home, despite rumours that the Confederations Cup could be cancelled.
Irmatov to referee Italy-Brazil
Uzbek referee Ravshan Irmatov has been confirmed as the referee for Italy's game against Brazil in the Confederations Cup on Saturday.
Confederations Cup to continue
FIFA say the Confederations Cup will not be ended prematurely, with reports in Brazil suggesting that a participating nation wants the tournament postponed
FIGC want Mangia to stay
The Italian Football Federation are keen on handing Under-21 boss Devis Mangia a new contract.
Giovinco delighted with Italy goal
Sebastian Giovinco says he’ll keep working hard to prove his worth after scoring his first goal for Italy.
Pirlo and De Rossi miss Brazil
Andrea Pirlo and Daniele De Rossi are both set to miss out on Italy’s Confederations Cup clash with Brazil.
David Luiz can face Italy
David Luiz will undergo surgery for a broken nose, but not until after the Confederations Cup, so he could face Italy.
Sacchi: Italy must believe in youth
Italian Football Federation youth co-ordinator Arrigo Sacchi has urged Serie A clubs to not waste the nation’s up-and-coming talent.
Step down not easy for Verratti
Marco Verratti admits he did struggle to perform at the European Under-21 Championship after being brought back into the Azzurrini set-up.
Thiago Silva expects Italy difficulties
Brazil’s Thiago Silva is showing Italy respect ahead of this weekend’s Confederations Cup clash between the two nations.
Luck favoured Italy, says Chiellini
Giorgio Chiellini concedes Italy were fortunate to have beaten Japan in the Confederations Cup on Wednesday.
De Rossi: 'Result only positive'
Daniele De Rossi concedes “Japan were incredible and the result is probably the only positive thing” about Italy’s game.
Zac: 'Huge Japan regrets'
Japan Coach Alberto Zaccheroni admitted to “huge regret” at their 4-3 defeat to Italy in Recife.
Giaccherini: 'We didn't deserve it'
Emanuele Giaccherini admits Italy “did not deserve” their 4-3 victory over Japan in the Confederations Cup.
Prandelli: 'We struggled like crazy'
Cesare Prandelli admits Italy “struggled like crazy” to beat Japan 4-3, but “the humidity is unbearable and we have to deal with it.”
Azzurri win seven-goal Japan thriller!
Italy were trailing, leading and caught again in a Confederations Cup thriller, beating Japan 4-3!
Prandelli: 'Different interpretation'
Italy take on Japan and Cesare Prandelli admits “the interpretation will be slightly different with Alberto Aquilani.”
Italy make two changes to their starting XI when facing Alberto Zaccheroni’s Japan tonight in the Confederations Cup.
Zac: 'Few Italy weaknesses'
Alberto Zaccheroni looks forward to tonight’s Italy-Japan in the Confederations Cup. “The Azzurri have few weaknesses.”
Two Italy changes versus Japan
Italy boss Cesare Prandelli is expected to start with Christian Maggio and Alberto Aquilani in the team that will face Japan this evening.
Prandelli: 'Changes against Japan'
Cesare Prandelli admits “there could be two, three or even four” changes as Italy face Japan in the Confederations Cup on Wednesday night.
De Rossi: 'I play better for Italy'
Daniele De Rossi is concerned by Shinji Kagawa of Japan, but explains why he plays better for the Azzurri than for Roma.
Maggio and Aquilani against Japan?
Italy could introduce Alberto Aquilani and Christian Maggio to the starting XI for their Confederations Cup match with Japan.
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