Pardi spoils the premiere of the Spalletti era – Diario de Centro América

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squeeze out Luciano Spalletti Things didn’t start off in the best way, with a trip against North Macedonia (1-1), which complicates the classification method Euro 2024 After a bad game of azzurrawhich, though diminished by the condition of the countryside, was not sufficiently superior to the Macedonian.

For Italy, the match was much more than a simple European Cup qualifier. It was the first appearance of Spalletti In controls azzurraand the emergence of Immobile as the first official captain. Both were the heroes at the beginning of the conflict, and both, to varying degrees, were the heroes at the end. A hesitant start from Spalletti and a goal for the Lazio striker.

Moreover, it was a very important meeting on the calendar, with a lot of emotional charge and it was presented almost as a personal vendetta because it was precisely Macedonia North which was left out just over a year and a half ago Italy affiliate Qatar World Cup 2022. Two consecutive losses against an inferior opponent seemed like a lot.

It couldn’t happen, but it happened again. Italy are not out of Euro 2024, but the road is tough in a group where they should have no problems finishing in the top two. They have five games to respond and never face a new disaster again.

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