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Israel's players walked away with a feeling of having missed an opportunity: 'But Italy's defence is world-famous'.
Coach Elisha Levy of Israel says 'I have never seen such a defensive Italy' after losing 3-1.
Marco Parolo praises his fellow Azzurri after a 3-1 over Israel: 'Giorgio Chiellini is fundamental, Marco Verratti is a spectacle'.
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
Italy captain Gigi Buffon gave Tal Ben-Haim the greatest compliment after the Israel star scored against him.
Leonardo Bonucci praised the team spirit of 10-man Italy as they fought to a 3-1 World Cup qualifying victory in Israel.
Giorgio Chiellini confessed he had “an off night” after the error and red card in Italy’s 3-1 win away to Israel.
Marco Verratti is confident Italy will “see many more changes” as time goes on under Giampiero Ventura and he was struggling physically.
Giampiero Ventura joked Giorgio Chiellini “used up all his errors” for the next five years and looked ahead to Italy vs. Spain.
Graziano Pellè reveals he planned Ciro Immobile’s goal in the 3-1 victory in Israel and “Italy are always ready when the game counts.”
Antonio Candreva feels Italy “picked up where we left off” at Euro 2016 and showed that “exceptional desire” to beat Israel down to 10 men.
Ciro Immobile reveals Giampiero Ventura “predicted” his goal against Israel and owes the Italy Coach a great deal.
Giampiero Ventura praised Italy’s team ethic and the “importance” of Marco Verratti in a 3-1 victory away to Israel.
Italy worked harder than expected for a 3-1 victory in Israel after Giorgio Chiellini saw red in their first 2018 World Cup qualifier.
Ruud Gullit and Roberto Mancini have sparked an ugly exchange of insults after he handed Inter to Frank de Boer.
Italy captain Gianluigi Buffon urged people to “turn over a new leaf” and stop comparing Giampiero Ventura to Antonio Conte.
New Palermo Coach Roberto De Zerbi will be suspended for this week’s Serie A game against Napoli.
Italy make changes, including Marco Verratti and Leonardo Bonucci, for their first World Cup qualifier in Israel.
Join us for all the build-up, action and post-match comments from Italy’s opening World Cup qualifier with Israel.
Gonzalo Higuain “understands Napoli fans are angry” at his Juventus move, “but it was a fantastic step in my career.”
UOL Esporte claim to have a document showing Inter offered Santos €29.5m for Gabigol, as Barcelona take the matter to FIFA.
Antonio Conte’s Chelsea are the latest club to be linked with Uruguay international Martin Caceres, a free agent.
“Francoise Hollande thanked me for Gigi Buffon’s gesture,” revealed Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi after an Italy-France friendly.
Mauro Tassotti gives his take on Milan’s downfall as “mistakes were made” and Arrigo Sacchi’s legacy lived on until his “special mentality” evaporated.
Fiorentina released a strongly-worded statement denying Coach Paulo Sousa is ready to leave the club.
Paul Scholes is confident “Juventus would beat any team” in the Premier League and assures Serie A “isn’t boring.”
Torino fear Andrea Belotti will be out of action for two to three weeks after an injury on international duty.
Israel have already announced the starting XI to face Italy in this evening’s World Cup qualifier.
Marco Borriello has revealed that he “could have joined Real Madrid or Manchester United” when leaving Milan in 2010.
Carlo Ancelotti claims Silvio Berlusconi would “only” criticise his Milan team “at the end of matches in which we played well”.
Besiktas are reportedly threatening to take Fiorentina to FIFA after being short-changed in Mario Gomez’s sale to Wolfsburg.
Milan managing director Umberto Gandini will reportedly be confirmed as Roma’s new CEO next week.
Ukraine assistant Mauro Tassotti admits he “became very bored” at Milan as “I wanted to coach again”.
Milan legend Mauro Tassotti says he is “delighted” to be Andriy Shevchenko’s Ukraine assistant and wants to help football in the country “grow and progress”.
Suning Group has vowed to “continue investing” into Inter “for the long term” after detailing its “objectives” for the club.