Luigi Di Biagio is the head coach of the Italian under 21’s team and even though the latest result of his team saw them losing 1-2 against the U21 of Spain, the 45 year old manager stated that he still is satisfied with what his squad accomplished.
This match was played on March 27 of 2017 and despite it simply being a friendly game, the match can still serve as a good test for managers to find out how their teams and players are doing and Luigi Di Biagio appears to be proud of what he saw as the Italian tactician said:
“This was the test we wanted to face; Spain is a top-ranking team, one of the strongest squads at European level: my boys deserve a plaudit. We played a good half an hour early. Spain has forced us to run a bit too much with the midfield pole, it is normal: we had to tighten the meshes a bit, we gave some occasions but we also built them. This match must be a reason for growth. ” Continue reading