Italy's blamables from the playoff semifinals of the World Cup qualifier against Nordmasedonia (0: 1) continues to strike high waves. Azzurri coach Roberto Mancini has now even been publicly criticized by his own mother.
"I would have nominated him," Marianna Puolo explained at radio Uno and Rüffel said her son for the non-recapture of Mario Balotelli. "He has this incredible physical power and in front of the gate no one can stop him."
Italy in front of the opposing gate too harmless
Momcinis Mama played mainly on the harmlessness of Italians in front of the opposing goal, because although the offensive around Ciro Immobile gave a total of 32 shots, the ball did not even land in the gate.
A problem that has moved since the profit of the euro as in red thread through the games of the MANCINI troupe. Apart from a 5-0 against Lithuania, Italy has just scored five goals since the EM triumph in seven competitive games.
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Balotelli has completed his last game for Italy over three years ago in the Nations League against Poland (1: 1). Since then there were always speculation about a comeback. Mancini, who could now be replaced by Fabio Cannavaro, but never considered it.