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Sunday June 24 2012
Bonucci: 'England hurt Rooney'

Leonardo Bonucci believes England’s negative approach contributed to keeping Wayne Rooney quiet.

“In terms of what was seen on the pitch, Italy certainly deserved to qualify, as we played more, created more and were more of a team,” he said of the quarter-final win on penalties.

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Sunday June 24 2012
Montolivo's penalty pain

Riccardo Montolivo admits “it was terrible” when he missed a penalty in the shoot-out, but relieved as Italy did send England out.

“It was terrible. The world collapses on to your shoulders. Anyone can miss a penalty, but at that moment it was so tough,” confessed the midfielder.

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Sunday June 24 2012
Buffon: 'Italy clearly superior'

Gianluigi Buffon admits he “feared an upset,” but also took credit for advising Alessandro Diamanti on the decisive penalty.

“Of course I feared an upset, as when a lottery starts you can be lucky to win or unlucky to lose,” he said of the shoot-out quarter-final victory.

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Sunday June 24 2012
Pirlo: 'Why I chipped Hart'

Andrea Pirlo reveals why he decided an audacious chip in the penalty shoot-out against England. “It put pressure on them.”

The Italy midfielder scored with a sensational lob to beat Joe Hart in the 4-2 shoot-out victory.

“At the moment I saw the goalkeeper making strange movements, so I waited for him to move and hit it like that.

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Sunday June 24 2012
De Rossi: 'Pirlo like Totti!'

Daniele De Rossi likened Andrea Pirlo’s chipped penalty to Francesco Totti’s in the Euro 2000 shoot-out.

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Sunday June 24 2012
Diamanti: 'Justice was done'

Alessandro Diamanti reveals what he was thinking when scoring the decisive spot-kick for Italy against England.

“I didn’t expect it, but always believed and this was absolutely a deserved victory. The penalties did justice," he said after the 4-2 shoot-out win.

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Sunday June 24 2012
Prandelli: 'We deserved it'

Cesare Prandelli said Italy “deserved to win, as we played better than well, had patience and above all ideas” against England.

The Azzurri dominated the quarter-final, but hit the woodwork twice and squandered chances to only reach the semi-final on penalties.

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Sunday June 24 2012
Italy win England shoot-out!

Italy dominated the match with England and hit the woodwork twice, but eventually pushed England out 4-2 on penalties!

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Sunday June 24 2012
Hodgson 'thought about penalties'

Roy Hodgson admits England have “given penalties a lot of thought” ahead of tonight’s quarter-final against Italy.

The manager named an unchanged line-up from the one that beat Ukraine 1-0 in the final group game.

“It is important to have options. Tonight will be decided one way or another and we have lots of options on the bench who can change games,” he told the BBC.

“We have done well so far with this XI and they all deserve to start the game, but everyone has been informed that the bench is important.

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Sunday June 24 2012
Line-ups: England-Italy

Italy have Riccardo Montolivo in for Thiago Motta with Antonio Cassano and Mario Balotelli against England in Kiev.

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