Posted on June 14, 2022
The Azzurri collapse (5-2) and slide to third place in group 3, Mancini: ‘Sorry to close like this’
Defeat Italy. The Italian national team collapses and is overwhelmed by Germany losing with a humiliating 5-2 in the fourth match of League A’s Nations League, slipping to third place in the Group 3 standings. A one-way match is staged at Borussia Park, decided in the first half by the goals of Kimmich And Gündogan, on penalty. Also in the second half Müller And Werner (brace). At 5-0, the Azzurri make the defeat with goals less humiliating Gnontowho becomes the youngest goalscorer in history in the Azzurri shirt, and of Sticks in full recovery.
MANCINI: ‘SORRY TO CLOSE THIS’ – It’s a shame to finish like this, they are strong, we knew it, but we conceded too much by letting them play. Sorry, but the Nations League group is still open. We made mistakes by not defending as a team and when you expose yourself to the counterattack you risk. We have embarked on a path, we will alternate good things with other less good ones: sorry to lose like this, but they were better and they deserved it ”.
DONNARUMMA: ‘THERE ARE NO EXCUSES’ – “We are angry, there are no excuses, now we have to look each other in the face. We are not these, we have lacked everything “. The analysis of Gianluigi Donnarumma after the heavy defeat in Nations League against the Germany.“There was also a bit of tiredness, it wasn’t easy after five games at the end of the championship. Now in the locker room we will analyze everything. Sorry to the fans for what they saw. Not good but together we will leave again. My mistake? We all made mistakes, I could have thrown it away. Now let’s look at each other, rest and leave. Still my mistake? When did it happen after a foul against Real? – said the blue goalkeeper, answering the RAI journalist’s question – If we want to make controversy… No problem, as captain I take the blame and go ahead with my head held high ”.
NETWORKS: 10 ‘Kimmich (G), 45’ + 4 penalty Gündogan, 51 ‘Müller (G), 68’ Werner (G), 69 ‘Werner (G), 78’ Gnonto (I), 90 ‘+ 4’ Sticks ( THE)
GERMANY 4231: Neuer; Klostermann, Süle (87 ‘Tah), Rüdiger, Raum; Gündogan (88 ‘Stach), Kimmich; Hofmann (64 ‘Gnabry), Müller (75’ Musiala), Sané; Werner (75 ‘Nmecha). Ct: Flick.
ITALY 433: Donnarumma; Calabria, Mancini (77 ‘Scamacca), Bastoni, Spinazzola (65’ Dimarco); Frattesi 5 (46 ‘Caprari), Cristante, Barella; Politano (44 ‘Luiz Felipe), Raspadori (46’ Scalvini), Gnonto. Ct: Mancini.
WARNINGS: Rüdiger (G).