Italy 2-1 Czech Republic – highlights
Italy reached the World Cup on Tuesday with a 2-1 victory over the Czech Republic. Watch the highlights from Turin.
What the papers say...
Today's front-page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, the Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
De Rossi: 'Anything can happen'
Daniele De Rossi believes “anything can happen” at the World Cup after Italy qualified with two rounds to spare.
Pasqual 'hit an artery'
Manuel Pasqual is in hospital for tests after he required anaesthesia and stitches in the Italy locker room.
Balotelli: 'I've never missed like that'
Mario Balotelli admits the numerous misses against the Czech Republic shook him. “It’s never happened to me before.”
Chiellini: 'We felt cursed...'
Giorgio Chiellini feared the match with the Czech Republic was “cursed,” but sent Italy on their way to the World Cup.
Buffon: 'Now we celebrate'
Gigi Buffon admits he was “terrorised” of the party atmosphere in Turin, but after victory can celebrate his record 136 caps.
Prandelli: 'A great Italy'
Cesare Prandelli saw “a great Italy” against the Czech Republic and celebrated their qualification for the World Cup in Brazil.
Italy comeback books World Cup!
Italy fought back to beat the Czech Republic 2-1 with Giorgio Chiellini and Mario Balotelli, sealing their place at the 2014 World Cup.
Line-ups: Italy-Czech Republic
Mario Balotelli and Riccardo Montolivo are back and there’s a three-man defence as Gigi Buffon sets a record against the Czech Republic.
President 'regrets' buying Bologna
Bologna President Albano Guaraldi has put the club up for sale and says he “regrets” buying the side in the first place.
Del Piero marks Buffon record
Alessandro Del Piero wrote an open letter to Gigi Buffon congratulating him on his record 136th Italy cap tonight.
Guidolin is 'over Udinese flop'
Francesco Guidolin is confident Udinese are “no longer looking back” at their European failure and can now move forward.
Muntari sees 'mature Kaka'
Sulley Ali Muntari sees a “more mature Kaka” bringing fresh enthusiasm as Milan prepare for their trip to Torino.
FIGC 'discuss Prandelli future'
FIGC President Giancarlo Abete will “meet with Cesare Prandelli before the World Cup to discover his intentions.”
Leonardo: 'Inter not a given'
Former PSG director Leonardo is consistently linked with Inter, but insists “that’s not a given.”
Honda: 'Milan not only option'
Keisuke Honda has frightened Milan by noting they are “an option, but not the only option” for when he quits CSKA Moscow in January.
Antonelli out for a month
Genoa defender Luca Antonelli will be out for a month after injuring his ankle on international duty with Italy.
Pallotta backs Sabatini
Roma President James Pallotta has hit back at reports that sporting director Walter Sabatini could lose his job.
Marotta 'optimistic' Pirlo will sign
Juventus general manager Beppe Marotta has admitted he is ‘optimistic’ that Andrea Pirlo will sign a new deal.
El Shaarawy on idols & Egypt
Stephan El Shaarawy has given an interview to the Spanish Press discussing his idols and Egyptian roots.
Thohir-Inter deal close - report
Erick Thohir could become the new majority shareholder at Inter before this weekend’s game against Juventus, reports claim.
Benitez praises Swiss trio
Rafael Benitez has spoken to a Swiss newspaper, stressing the importance of Gokhan Inler, Valon Behrami and Blerim Dzemaili.
Apology for Boateng racism remarks
Schalke financial officer Peter Peters has apologised after he suggested Kevin-Prince Boateng left Milan because of racist incidents.
Juve to make Coentrao move?
Juventus could make a move for Real Madrid full-back Fabio Coentrao, according to reports in the Portuguese Press.
Prandelli: Future won't be soap opera
Italy Coach Cesare Prandelli has assured fans that his future will not become ‘a soap opera’ as speculation mounts who will replace him.
Gallo: Atalanta tough for Napoli
Former Atalanta midfielder Fabio Gallo believes that La Dea have what it takes to beat Napoli at the weekend.
Aguero tips Napoli & Milan for success
Manchester City forward Sergio Aguero has tipped Napoli and Milan to do well in the Champions League this season.
Genoa believe in Centurion potential
Genoa sporting director Daniele Delli Carri is convinced new signing Ricardo Centurion could become one of Serie A’s best.
Parma stand by Pellé decision
Parma have no regrets about selling Graziano Pellé – even though the player can’t stop scoring for Feyenoord.
Caceres out for 40 days
Juventus expect Martin Caceres to be out of action for up to 40 days after knee surgery, the club have confirmed.
De Sanctis impressed by Garcia
Roma goalkeeper Morgan De Sanctis has been quickly won over by new boss Rudi Garcia.
Milan needed Matri, states Oddo
Massimo Oddo thinks former club Milan were right to invest in Alessandro Matri rather than signing another defender.
New deal for Aquilani?
Fiorentina are reportedly ready to offer Italian international Alberto Aquilani a new contract at the Stadio Franchi.
Saponara asks for Milan patience
New Milan signing Riccardo Saponara is on the mend even if he admits he’s still being troubled by a groin problem.
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