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(Pictures) Juventus Player On Gli Azzurri againts Romania 17/11/10

November 17, 2010

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Aquilani ‘nerves’ at Azzurri comeback

November 17, 2010

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Alberto Aquilani made his Italy comeback after almost two years and confessed the side had a few “nerves” against Romania. “In the first half we were too nervous and didn’t give enough depth to the game. After the break we had more space and were able to move the ball around quicker,” said the Juventus […]

Quagliarella claims Italy goal

November 17, 2010

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Fabio Quagliarella insists the goal was his against Romania and considers the new tactical approach. His header from a corner kick earned a 1-1 draw for Italy, but only after a decisive deflection from Marica. “Usually in these situations the goal is given to the striker! We hoped to win, but there were many debutants, […]

Italy rise in FIFA ranking

November 17, 2010

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Italy have risen two spots in the FIFA World Ranking to 14th place, while Egypt climb into the top 10. The Azzurri had been languishing in 16th since the dismal 2010 World Cup campaign. Recent Euro 2012 qualifiers have boosted their standing with a climb of two places to 14th. Elsewhere, Egypt have climbed into […]

Rossi to captain Italy

November 17, 2010

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La Gazzetta dello Sport understands Villarreal striker Giuseppe Rossi will captain Italy against Romania this evening in a surprise move. Italy boss Cesare Prandelli is experimenting to the extreme in Klagenfurt handing four players their debuts and giving Mario Balotelli the No 10 shirt. Oddly enough, Rossi is the most capped player in Italy’s starting line up […]

Aquilani, Diamanti and Ledesma to start?

November 16, 2010

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It looks likely that Italy boss Cesare Prandelli will start with Alessandro Diamanti and Cristian Ledesma against Romania in Klagenfurt tomorrow night. The pair featured in Prandelli’s ‘preferred XI’ in Italy’s final training session at Coverciano before they catch a flight to Austria later this afternoon. Prandelli experimented with a 4-3-1-2 formation whereby Diamanti took […]

Italy vs. Romania, bianconeri’s numbers

November 16, 2010

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On the eve of tomorrow friendly match vs. Romania, taking place in Klagenfurt, the Italian National Team released the numbers of Azzurri’s jerseys. The three bianconeri of Prandelli’s group will keep the same numbers they already use with Juventus: Bonucci number 19, Aquilani 14 and Quagliarella 18.  Source: Juventus.com