BLOG ITALIA: ANDREA TALLARITA
Italy suffered their first defeat at Euro 2016, falling 1-0 to Republic of Ireland. Luca Cetta wonders what Antonio Conte got out of a match which included many new faces.
Italy have been handed a tough draw, but Richard Hall believes Spain must be met fearlessly.
Italy may not have been flashy against Sweden, writes Andrea Tallarita, but their system is brutally efficient.
Italy vs Sweden has all the hallmarks a low-scoring draw, argues Andrea Tallarita, but Coach Antonio Conte still has ways to prevent that.
No matter how much of a favourite they may be, Richard Hall believes the Azzurri are going to feel the heat against Zlatan Ibrahimovic's Sweden.
The Azzurri's major weakness is passing, but Andrea Tallarita believes it's not without solution.
Italy opened their Euro 2016 campaign with a 2-0 success over Belgium in Lyon, one which Luca Cetta believes will give the Azzurri confidence.
On the day that Italy and Belgium finally clash, Richard Hall expects a gritty game in which only the result matters.
An open letter to Italy, penned by Andrea Tallarita, in which we discuss what it means to be an Azzurro.
With the friendlies against Scotland and Finland played out, Andrea Tallarita explores the last conclusions we can reach about the Azzurri before Euro 2016.