AZZURRI

Italy will play Holland in the Under-21 European Championship semi-final after Spain won 3-0 to meet Norway.
Brazilian legend Pele has called Mario Balotelli “a real centre-forward. I like his style and have been impressed by him.”
Italy’s player ratings from last night’s game against Haiti are understandably low given the 2-2 draw.
Italy could only draw 2-2 with Haiti on Tuesday, but Emanuele Giaccherini scored the fastest goal in Azzurri history.
Simone Pepe is hoping to catch the eye of Italy boss Cesare Prandelli once he returns to action with Juventus in the new season.
Italy captain Gigi Buffon has slammed his side’s overconfidence after they threw away a victory against Haiti.
Christian Maggio insists “there’s no need to worry” after Italy were held 2-2 by Haiti ahead of the Confederations Cup.
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.