Italian Coach: Defeat of Spain Make Us Backward 10 Steps
Italy coach Gian Piero Ventura, 69, made the comments after his team’s 1-0 win over Albania in Group G 2018 World Cup 2018 qualifying match at Loro Borici Stadium, Shkoder, Monday (9/10/2017) or Tuesday morning WIB Betpro77.com.
Italy’s single goal scored by Antonio Candreva in the 73rd minute.
This victory feels too late because Italy has certainly not been able to pursue Spain.
The pace of Gli Azzurri, the Italian nickname, began to slow down after being silenced by Spain 0-3 at Santiago Bernabeu Stadium on 2 September 2017.
After the party, Italy appear less gereget when overthrow Israel 1-0 and held 1-1 draw Macedonia.
“We continue to grow until finally defeat in the hands of Spain that makes us step back 10 steps,” said Gian Piero Ventura as quoted by Sky Sport Italia.
“Some think we are stronger than Spain, in fact, that’s not true,” Ventura said.
Gianluigi Buffon cs was reviled because only able to play the series when entertaining Macedonia.
However, Ventura assess his team has risen from adversity.
“Tonight, I think we have returned to the track,” Ventura said.
“We showed a good mentality and mastered the game,” Ventura said.
Italy’s performance is indeed declining at the end of World Cup Qualification 2018. They only able to record three goals in the last four games.
In fact, in four first game, Gli Azzurri successfully poured 11 goals.