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Lippi blasts misfiring Italy strikers

June 19, 2010
By Soccernet staff
Italy coach Marcello Lippi is preparing to switch to a 4-4-2 formation in search of goals after launching a training ground tirade on his impotent strikers.

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As the team continues preparations for their Group F clash with spritely New Zealand on Sunday, reports claim an exasperated Lippi stopped a training drill, slammed down a ball and shouted at his forwards.

He was heard to shout: "If you don't ever attack the shooting ...

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