Focus on Italy

Quality the watchword for new-look Italy

March 30, 2011
By Roberto Gotta
As Cesare Prandelli approaches his tenth month in charge of Italy (in Italian parlance, he's the 'CT', commissario tecnico), his outlook on the potential of his side has grown ever more positive by the day. Wins in Slovenia and Ukraine in vastly different circumstances within the past five days have vindicated his optimism, and that they were achieved with a different formation and philosophy from the one he had set out to pursue last summer is even more remarkable.

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