Milan – Italy draw on Croatia still get an appreciation of the coach, Antonio Conte. Acknowledging opponents are tough, Conte believes his team can flourish in the future.
Italy just to get a 1-1 draw when host Croatia in Euro 2016 Qualifying match at the San Siro on Monday (11/17/2014) pm dawn. First lead through Antonio Candreva, Croatia then respond by Ivan Perisic.
Croatia since the beginning of the game makes walking difficult for Italy to do the pressing up his own area. Therefore Azzurri difficulty developing games and more relying on counterattacks.
UEFA statistics showed Croatia dominant in control of the ball with a ratio of 60% -40%. Releasing a total of 14 teams with seven experiments led to the goal, while Italy has 10 attempts and only two were right on target.
“This is a step forward. This game is not easy, and injury (Manuel) Pasqual did not help, so we give (Roberto) Soriano debut,” said Conte calls Pasqual to be pulled out in the 28th minute.
“Call it the fight is against a team that is in better condition, have been together for a long time, with more experience, and the quality was great. It hard game,” he continued to Rai Sport.
“But this team (Italy) have a desire to grow and fight for every ball. We can grow, of course, but the hunger is already there. I am also grateful to the supporters who came to San Siro with this much amount,” he as reported by the Italian Football.
The draw does not change the position of Italy in the top of Group H. La Nazionale remains at number two with 10 from four matches, goal difference from Croatia at the outpost.
Meanwhile, the draw this is the first time Italy failed to win since handled Conte. A total of five games in which previously passed successfully picking four wins.
(raw / krs)