Italian Paper Talk: ‘We Like This Italy’ As Antonio Conte Starts With Win

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Azzurri get qualifying campaign underway with victory in Norway…

All the latest headlines from the newspapers in Italy as Antonio Conte begins his reign as Azzurri Coach with a comfortable 2-0 win over Norway.


Image courtesy of La Gazzetta dello Sport.

– ItalConte, what strength!

– Pressing, intensity and organisation. Those are the ideas of the unleashed CT who has already changed the national side.

– Zaza-goal the best.

– Comment – Four photographs of a reborn Italy.

– Under-21s exaggerate: The 7-1 win sends them to the play-offs.

– Erick Thohir tightens grip on Mauro Icardi- Mateo Kovacic until 2019.

– Nemanja Vidal alarm, muscle problem – he’ll miss Udinese.

– Zlatan Ibrahimovic elbow: “Now give me a 40-match ban”.


Image courtesy of Corriere dello Sport.

– We like this Italy.

– Conte starts well in Europe, 2-0 win in Norway.

– What a start for the Azzurri: A super Zaza scores immediately, Bonucci closes the game.

– A solid and gritty squad in the shape of their new Coach.

– De Rossi pins Lotito.

– Zaza and Immobile are Conte’s men, but only for the national side.

– Andrea Stramaccioni attacks: “Watch out Juve, I’ve beaten you already”.

– Arturo Vidal returns and is sidelined, Massimiliano Allegri anxious.

– Under-21s score seven and fly to the play-offs.

– Ibra madness: He risks a hefty ban.


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– A fine Italy.

– Triumphant Euro debut for Conte: 2-0 in Norway.

– Goals from Super Zaza and Bonucci. Another very convincing display from the Azzurri.

– The disastrous times of the World Cup seem a long way off.

– Croatia and Bulgaria also win in the group.

– Juve, Adrien Rabiot twist. To beat Roma for the Frenchman, the Bianconeri are ready to relinquish Stephan Lichtsteiner who has been in PSG’s sights for some time.

– Vidal worry with a muscle problem, tests today.

– Flood gates for the Under-21s against Cyprus. Seven goals and we go forward.

– Petrachi speaks: “I dream of Europe and zero debts”.

– Listen to Ferrero: “My Samp, what a nice film”.

– Petrucci: “Foreigner emergency”.

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