Trapattoni delighted with in-shape Italy

May 31, 2004
By Simon Evans
MILAN, May 31 (Reuters) - While Italy will face tougher opponents than Tunisia at Euro 2004, Sunday's 4-0 victory in Tunis gave Giovanni Trapattoni's side a timely confidence boost.

The Azzurri are notoriously nervy before major tournaments, having lost their final friendlies before the last three, but they looked in good physical shape on Sunday.

Two years ago a sluggish Italy lost to the Czech Republic in just before the World Cup in South Korea and Japan and for Trapattoni ...

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