Andrea Barzagli's calf healing

June 9, 2012
By Associated Press
KRAKOW, Poland -- Defender Andrea Barzagli will stay on Italy's European Championship squad despite a calf injury, with the hope he can return for the third Group C match against Ireland.

Team doctor Enrico Castellacci says that medical tests Friday showed the injury is healing, although Barzagli is still ruled out for the opening two matches in Group C with defending and world champion Spain on Sunday and Croatia on Thursday.

Italy coach Cesare Prandelli called ...

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