Italy 1-1 New Zealand

Italy left with work to do

June 20, 2010
By Roberto Gotta
Think of it: New Zealand hold Italy to a draw and one cannot even praise their goalkeeper Mark Paston for the result. Why, you may ask? Because doing so would suggest the Azzurri had laid siege to the New Zealand goal and only some goalkeeping magic had frustrated them. Well, Paston did have some great saves, but most of the shots originated from random situations, not as a result of the kind of set-up play that Italy were expected to produce against a moderately talented side. Before the game, ...

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