Monumental performance

I was rooting for England. I wanted this young solid team to win. They had an easier draw. The big guns mostly eliminated early in the knockouts. Unfortunately it was not to be I felt the key was England blowing Italy away in the first 20 minutes. Unfortunately England managed only one goal. As the…

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The dark horse

England has a very talented squad. But what they do have this time around is luck as well. They happen to be on the good side of the draw. With the group of death dead, there are only two contenders for the title. Insatiable form shown by Italy. A style of play quite contrary to…

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What went wrong for Belgium?

The most exciting attacking team in the Euros has been Italy. So much of fluidity, running and passing iced with some quality play in the top of it all. So when Martinez sets his team to compete with Mancini, he went too defensive. The back line and the defensive central midfield stayed back far away…

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Italy and Denmark into last 8

Denmark were brilliant. Tactically they got it spot on in negating the power houses of Wales. The class kept exuding as the quality of the squad and the stamina of the players ran Wales ragged. Austria really gave Italy a run for their money today. They played an outstanding knock out game, their first in…

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