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Italian coach counterbalances the criticism: “Bad football? Italy has best bilan in 40 year”

The future of Giampiero Ventura at the head of the Italian national team looks very uncertain after the painful elimination from the barrages to the world CHAMPIONSHIPS next year in Russia against Sweden. But the 69-year-old coach bites off. “My bilan is one of the best of the past forty years”, stated Ventura Tuesday night.

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Ventura was interrogated by journalists of ‘Le Iene’, a popular satirical television program in the boot. When that noted that the Squadra in the past two years, since Ventura after the european CHAMPIONSHIPS 2016 took over, “very bad,” played soccer, weathered the trainer. “I lost in that period only two matches”, he stated, seemingly without irony. “That is one of the best results of the last forty years. But just like before, I ask yet forgiveness to all Italians.”

That Ventura are bilan, after Italy for the first time since 1958, in addition to a world cup grabs, higher estimate than that of coaches in the last stages of a big tournament took, shoot many Italians in the wrong throat. Additional painful it is for the national coach when his two verliesmatchen which case there are three prove to be. Under his wings lost to the Squadra of France, Spain and Sweden. Italy has won nine times and played four times equal.

The Italian football federation (FIGC) on Wednesday in a spoedzitting together after the exit against Sweden. It is expected that a decision will be taken about Ventura.

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