Gian Piero Ventura took over as the head coach of the Italy national team after Antonio Conte. While extremely well respected in Italian football circles, he has never coached any traditional big clubs, nor has he won any major club honors. Here we look at how the new Italy national team interprets his tactics and discuss some … Continue reading Gian Piero Ventura’s Italian Experiment
Khedira stayed further back instead of surging forward compared to the previous games. Pjanic played as the trequartista that covered large area outside of the box. Higuain also dropped between lines to facilitate ball progression. Kessie could not penetrate deep enough to support the attacks. Atalanta did not have any targets in the penalty box.