Antonio Candreva

How a questionable tactical change cost Italy a place in the World Cup

On July 2, 2016 Antonio Conte sent a message to world football. Italy had just been beaten 6-5 on penalties following a 1-1 draw with Germany in the quarter-finals of Euro 2016. They crashed out the competition in Bordeaux but were congratulated for getting as far as they did. ...

A World Cup without Italy

Italy failed to qualify for the World Cup for the first time in 60 years after being held to a 0-0 home draw on Monday by a defiant Sweden, who booked a place at next year's finals in Russia with a 1-0 aggregate win. Sweden survived waves of attacks in the second leg of their Eu...

Italy transform tactics with Sweden | Football Italia

With Marco Verratti suspended, Italy could go 4-4-2 or 4-2-3-1 in the second leg of the World Cup play-off against Sweden. It kicks off at San Siro on Monday at 19.45 GMT, following the 1-0 Swedish victory in Solna, decided by a deflected Jakob Johanssen effort. Verratti was bo...

What could Ivan Perisic bring to your fantasy team?

Hot property Premier League fantasy football 2017/18: How much will Ivan Perisic cost?  Chelsea and Manchester United have been heavily linked with a move for the Inter Milan winger, so we've taken a look at what he might bring to the Premier League and your fantasy foot...

Icardi hat-trick not enough for hapless Inter

Mauro Icardi's hat-trick counted for nothing as Inter slumped to a 5-4 defeat to Fiorentina in a remarkable Serie A encounter at Stadio Artemio Franchi. Three goals in the space of eight second-...

Candreva fires wasteful Inter into Italian Cup quarters

Inter Milan's Antonio Candreva (left) kicks the ball in a tussle with Chievo's Serbia Valter Birsa during an Italian Serie A match in Milan January 14 , 2017. — AFP picMILAN, Jan 18 — Antonio...

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