How to play the game of crane: Part II
3/20 2.2 – Italia’s best player, Domenico Berardi, was a little off at times, but he was able to stay with the ball and keep his pace.
Berardi’s passing accuracy was high and he made the most of the opportunities he had.
He also did a great job of making passes into space.
Mario Balotelli was also involved, and he played a good part in helping the ball go forward.
He was one of the few players to find the back of the net, but it wasn’t all his fault as he was often caught out by a defensive mistake.
In fact, he looked a little shaky when he came off the bench.
The Italians were the first to beat the Germans, but after that they were a lot better.
The game was won in a tight contest, with the Italians controlling the midfield and the Germans the centre-backs.
This allowed the Italian forwards to make the most out of their options, including the playmaking and creative qualities of Alessandro Nesta, Andrea Barzagli, Gianluigi Buffon, Mario Balotelli, Leonardo Bonucci and Andrea Pirlo.
The Germans did a fantastic job of playing to the strengths of the Italian defence, especially with the inclusion of the full-backs, but they couldn’t get their best players to make runs forward.
The Italian defence had a lot of chances to get the game going but were unable to make any clear-cut opportunities.
In the second half, Mario Mandzukic showed a new look and that made it more difficult for the Germans to create anything from set pieces.
Mandzukić and his team-mates looked lively, but the game was still a lot closer when it came to the scoreline.
After the game, the two teams had a nice discussion about the game.
“I can’t say enough good things about the match and how it went,” said Mandzukać.
“It was a very, very tough game.
The team was fantastic.
It was a really close game, but we won.”
“It was important that we win this match,” said Balotli.
“We did a good job.
We deserved to win.
It’s an important game, and we will try to get more chances in the future.”
The game was played in front of a capacity crowd of 20,000 at the Estadio Pernambuco.
It is the first time that Italy have played Germany in the Champions League, and it was a great opportunity for both teams.
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