Conte 'more than a motivator'
Gabriele Oriali believes the current Italy side has the same mentality as the 1982 World Cup winning squad. “Antonio Conte is more than a motivator.”
Ballack: 'Germany will beat Italy'
Michael Ballack is confident Germany will win the quarter-final, as “I doubt the Italians will be able to pull off such a strenuous effort again.”
Gomez: 'Italy are not Slovakia'
Mario Gomez warned Italy will be the first real test for Germany at Euro 2016. “We believe in ourselves.”
'Buffon and Neuer are the best'
Germany goalkeeping coach Andreas Köpke trusts Gigi Buffon and Manuel Neuer “are the two best goalkeepers” at Euro 2016.
Trap: 'Italy beat Germany in extra time'
Giovanni Trapattoni explains why Germany have so many problems with Italy. “They have the same mentality as Angela Merkel…”
‘Time running out for De Rossi’
Italy’s team doctor admits “time is not on our side” as Daniele De Rossi struggles to be fit for Germany.
Insigne: ‘We’re all starters’
Italy’s Lorenzo Insigne feels no resentment over a lack of playing time - “we’re all starters”.
Florenzi: ‘No Italy excuses’
Alessandro Florenzi doesn’t care that Germany have one more rest day than Italy - “excuses are for losers”.
Immobile: ‘Germany even stronger’
After beating Spain, Ciro Immobile warns Italy face “an even stronger team” in Germany.
Müller: ‘No tears this time!’
Germany’s Thomas Müller doesn’t expect the game with Italy to end in tears this time.
Sturaro to replace De Rossi
Stefano Sturaro is the favourite to replace Daniele De Rossi when Italy take on Germany.
De Sciglio: ‘Italy believe’
Mattia De Sciglio thinks Italy can beat Germany on Saturday - “why shouldn’t we believe?”
Italy: De Rossi, Candreva still out
Daniele De Rossi and Antonio Candreva didn't join Italy for training and both look unlikely to play against Germany.
De Rossi, Azzurri update today
The results of Daniele De Rossi's medical exams will be published today, revealing whether he can take part in Italy-Germany.
Balotelli: ‘Italy will win Euro 2016’
Mario Balotelli predicts Italy will go on and win Euro 2016, after beating Spain yesterday.
‘De Sciglio couldn’t reject Napoli’
Mattia De Sciglio’s agent says “it would not be possible” for the Milan full-back to reject Napoli.
Rizzoli in pole for final
Italian referee Nicola Rizzoli is in pole to oversee the final, provided that Italy themselves don't play in it.
De Rossi, Motta both out?
Daniele De Rossi's fitness conditions worry Coach Antonio Conte as Thiago Motta is suspended against Germany.
Balo, Pirlo, Marchisio: 'Go Italy!'
Italy's great absent champions Mario Balotelli, Andrea Pirlo and Claudio Marchisio applaud Italy on social media after the 2-0 victory over Spain.
Juanfran: 'Draw would have been fair'
Spain's right-back Juanfran admits 'Italy were better than us' but thinks 'it would've been fairer if we drew and went into extra time'.
Tavecchio: 'Germany fear us too'
Italian Federation president Carlo Tavecchio says Italy's next rivals 'are Germany, and they intimidate anyone, but so do we.'
Tavecchio: 'Italy more than individuals'
Carlo Tavecchio praises Italy teamwork in spite of the 'dearth of talents' after they beat Spain 2-0.
Germany-Italy quarter-final highlight
Italy will face Germany in the Euro 2016 quarter-finals, along with Poland-Portugal, Wales-Belgium and France-Iceland.
Low: 'Germany-Italy best teams'
Germany Coach Joachim Löw said the quarter-final with Italy is “between the two teams who played the best football at Euro 2016.”
Buffon: 'Italy vastly underrated'
Gigi Buffon warns it will be very tough in the quarter-final against Germany, but Italy “were vastly underrated” with Spain.
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