Slovakia 3-2 Italy

Dismal Italy tactically lacking

June 24, 2010
By Roberto Gotta
Perhaps the virtues of altitude training finally kicked in for the last 15 minutes against Slovakia, when Italy displayed more attacking options and flair than in the previous 255, but it would be a gross misreading of the game, and of the Azzurri's tournament, to believe this was the way the side should have played all along.

• Brewin: Toothless Italy surrender
• Gallery
• Carter: Finalists' final bow
• Slovakia Blog: The ...

Read more

ESPN Conversations