Italian Paper Talk: ‘We Need More, Italy’ As Spain Dominate To Leave Prandelli Frustrated

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Italy coach questions fitness levels as his side slip to defeat.

All the latest headlines from the newspapers in Italy as the Azzurri struggle to compete with Spain in their 1-0 loss in Madrid on Wednesday night.

Image courtesy of La Gazzetta dello Sport.

– ‘We need more Italy’.

– Spain dominate, Cesare Prandelli is furious. Disappointing performance from the Azzurri in Madrid, Pedro scores for 1-0 result.

– Among our players, Alessio Cerci did well and Gabriel Paletta’s debut was positive. Coach warns: ‘Embarrassing difference in fitness levels’.

– Roy Hodgson, what a struggle to beat Denmark.

– Oscar Tabarez hits the brakes as Uruguay held 1-1 in Austria.

– Neymar show, France 2-0 against Holland and Arturo Vidal scares Germany.

– Comment: But England and Uruguay don’t scare us now.

– Italy Under-21 full of debutants stay in the hunt for Europe after 2-0 win in Northern Ireland.

– Silvio Berlusconi sells Milan? Lazard reportedly have a mandate.

– Mario Balotelli plays ping pong and the club is annoyed. Mario, who is out with a shoulder injury, should’ve been resting.

– Beppe Marotta in Madrid. Juve, Real lunch with Morata on the menu. Robin Van Persie emerges as a target.

– Nemanja Vidic, a leader for Inter who grew up with football and war.

– Catenaccio is useless, as those who defend end up in Serie B.

Image courtesy of Corriere dello Sport.

– Italy: Spain are a long way off.

– World Champions play and the Azzurri struggle to contain them.

– Cerci hits the woodwork to make us believe, but Pedro decides after the break.

– England and Uruguay suffer.

– Daniel Sturridge breaks down Denmark, Pereira grabs Austria: our opponents don’t shine either.

– ‘Milan for sale!’. Report from Bloomberg, Fininvest immediately deny. The price-tag is €700m.

Image courtesy of Tuttosport.

– ‘We need more’.

– Spain still superior: Cerci hits the upright, Pedro scores and Italy KO 1-0.

– Prandelli has three months to invent a team capable of facing the best in the world.

– Paletta debut the only positive note from the Madrid match.

– Under-21: Northern Ireland beaten and with two wins Italy can top the group.

– Juve: it’s Mustafi. Bianconeri invest in defence with the Doria player and a big European star too.

– Temperature rises for Fiorentina clash. Antonio Conte asks: ‘Do you want another 2-4?’.

– Mario Gomez revives Viola ambitions: ‘I am in good shape and ready to score past Buffon’.

– ‘Milan are for sale’ – Bloomberg confirm our report.

– Toro, Moretti is playing already! Trio for San Siro tested out.

– Nicola: Let youngsters through.

– Beppe Iachini: ‘I’ll return to Serie A with my Palermo and then won’t let it go’.

– Inter, Erick Thohir returns to decide for Javier Zanetti. Vidic: Now it’s official.

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