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Sunday June 24 2012
Around 2,200 Italy fans in Kiev

Around 2,200 Italy fans are expected in the Olympic Stadium in Kiev, though there are a predicted 10,000 England supporters.

The figure of 2,200 is an improvement on expectations in the Azzurri camp, as until yesterday morning only around 1,000 tickets had been sold from Italy’s allocation.

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Sunday June 24 2012
Lombardo tips Italy victory

Manchester City assistant Attilio Lombardo is confident Italy “will win 1-0” tonight against England with Mario Balotelli playing “a great game.”

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Sunday June 24 2012
Capello not 'spying' on England

Former England manager Fabio Capello reacted angrily when tabloids suggested he was ‘spying’ on them to help Italy prepare for the quarter-final.

The tactician left the FA by mutual consent earlier this year and has been replaced by Roy Hodgson, but there are reports he is advising Cesare Prandelli on the Three Lions and their weaknesses.

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Sunday June 24 2012
Tardelli: 'Balo can reach Final'

Ireland assistant manager Marco Tardelli has tipped Mario Balotelli to be “the extra weapon that can take Italy to the Final.”

The 1982 World Cup winner cast his eye over tonight’s Euro 2012 clash between the Azzurri and England.

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Sunday June 24 2012
'England fear Balotelli'

Mario Balotelli “is not afraid of England, but maybe they are afraid of him,” said the Italy star’s agent.

Much of the focus in the lead-up to tonight’s Euro 2012 quarter-final is on the Manchester City striker.

“Mario is not afraid of England, but maybe they are afraid of him,” Mino Raiola told Sky Sport Italia.

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Sunday June 24 2012
Ancelotti: 'Balotelli the key'

Carlo Ancelotti believes Mario Balotelli “is the right man to lead Italy” in tonight’s Euro 2012 quarter-final with England.

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Sunday June 24 2012
Pirlo: 'England are predictable'

Andrea Pirlo believes England were “fortunate” to reach the quarter-finals and are “very predictable.”

The Italy and Juventus midfielder gave his views ahead of tonight’s Euro 2012 clash at the Olympic Stadium in Kiev.

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Sunday June 24 2012
Prandelli: 'Italy are determined'

Cesare Prandelli has given some more hints as to his tactics against England and admits Italy “are not the best, but we are very determined.”

The Coach spoke to RAI before tonight’s Euro 2012 quarter-final and was a little more open than he had been about the system.

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Sunday June 24 2012
Lescott: 'I usually beat Mario'

Joleon Lescott is confident he can get the better of Mario Balotelli tonight, just as he does in training for Manchester City.

“This is England versus Italy in the quarter-final of a major tournament and it will need a combined effort from the whole team for us to be successful,” he told The Sun.

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Sunday June 24 2012
Thiago Motta: 'I'm ready'

Thiago Motta insists he is fully recovered and “ready if Cesare Prandelli wants me” to face England tonight.

The midfielder picked up a left thigh injury during training and was thought to be in doubt until Friday evening, but took part in yesterday’s session.

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