Roberto Mancini, Italy coach, before the match against Armenia, scheduled in Palermo tomorrow at 8.45pm: Thanks to Sacchi for the compliments, I did not expect ten victories, but the qualification, this certainly. The primary objective was not to win, but to do something different to bring the fans back around the national team, then give the players the chance for a winning football. If we had succeeded in doing this then the results would have been the consequence. We didn't want to win by speculating, but trying to make the game. Risking, too, and the players quickly assimilated it. " How do you want to win? " Now the way is this, there are no others. With Portugal, not a team, we dominated in Milan. We could easily win. True that Ronaldo wasn't there, but he was the only one missing. This is our mentality, then you can lose in football. The pressing? When I talked to the players I said I wanted to do something different. I was lucky that the boys believed in something different, in addition to many technically good players, perhaps with less physical qualities. We had the chance to run the race, then they run and they are young. If we recover the high ball we concede less, it is a trivial thing but it is reality. In Bologna, the first Nations League match, we played it so well in the first half. In the second good. In Genoa against Ukraine we could win 5-0, but it ended 1-1 … We dominate the game, now we have improved and we can do it again. The good thing is that there is a good technical feeling and out of the field. We are on the high seas with training, we must see today and tomorrow for Friday's recovery. There is a little tiredness, we will make changes ".
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