International friendly review

Prandelli calls for Verratti improvement

February 6, 2013
By Adam Digby
Italy coach Cesare Prandelli was critical of midfielder Marco Verratti in his side's 1-1 draw with Netherlands on Wednesday, despite the substitute scoring a late equaliser for the Azzurri.

Veratti, 19, netted his debut strike late in injury time after replacing Daniele De Rossi in the 61st minute but Prandelli was quick to point out the mistakes he made in the forty minutes he was on the field.

"The system we worked more on is the 4-3-1-2," he told RAI tv. "It is therefore ...

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