Luis Suarez dominated headlines as Uruguay ousted Italy 1-0. Colombia and Greece advanced, and England bowed out meekly on Day 13 of the World Cup.
Italy coach Cesare Prandelli has been spoken very highly of his insistence on methods and organization. In a do or die contest against Uruguay, he might need to abandon them.
Why Italy should go ahead and use the three-man defensive approach.
Italy have had a successful start to the World Cup qualifying campaign under Cesare Prandelli. THT analyzes the team tactics and finds the areas of improvement.
Spain 4-0 win over Italy on Sunday wrapped up perhaps the most exciting international tournaments of the past decade. THT highlights 5 important observations.
A year after the horrible debacle in South Africa, Italy have stabilized under Cesare Prandelli but a lot is left to be desired. TheHardTackle takes a look at what must remain the approach of the manager in the times to come.
As Milan takes a step towards the elusive Scudetto, TheHardTackle takes a look back in the season and highlights the rise of Ignazio Abate who has otherwise remained unassuming and hasn't received his share of limelight.
Join Guest Author Parth Pandya and look back on an action-filled weekend that saw AC Milan stamp their authority over Inter, and Juventus emerge big winners.
After Lippi's disastrous second stint as coach of Italy, the Azzuris are banking on Cesare Prandelli to steer the team towards glory. So far, Prandelli has made improvements to the side's fortunes.