Spain always play the same way: Italy coachJune 10th, 2012 - 12:38 am ICT by IANS
Gdansk (Poland), June 9 (IANS/RIANovosti) Italy coach Cesare Prandelli Saturday said he expects no tactical surprises when his team face Spain in their first match at Euro 2012, but that does not make the Italians’ task any easier.
“Spain always play the same way and few teams can match them, that’s their strength,” Prandelli said.
Italy go into Sunday’s game with a poor recent record after failing to score in three defeats in their last three friendlies, and the team has been disrupted by a match-fixing scandal in the Italian league.
The other two teams in group C, Ireland and Croatia, play in the late game Sunday.
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