Antonio Conte said Andrea Pirlo “deserves more respect” after criticism and feels Italy have the toughest Euro 2016 group.
The Azzurri won both games this week, beating Malta and Bulgaria 1-0, putting them top of Group H ahead of Norway and Croatia.
“We’re not qualified yet, so that has to be the primary focus until it is secured,” the Coach told Sky Sport Italia.
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