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Thursday February 10 2011
Chiellini cries penalty

Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini still feels his side deserved a penalty in last night's friendly with Germany.

The Azzurri went behind in Dortmund, but equalised and sealed a 1-1 draw thanks to a goal from Giuseppe Rossi.

Many of the players felt aggrieved after the match because Italy had two clear penalty claims just before half-time.

The first came when Per Mertesacker brought Antonio Cassano down in the box after 43 minutes.

Then shortly afterwards Dennis Aogo appeared to handle Mattia Cassani's cross-cum-shot.

Chiellini even felt Italy deserved another.

"There was a penalty on me and another that the referee didn't see," he said.

Asked about his move to left-back, he replied: "It's a temporary solution."

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