Italy 1-1 Croatia: Pirlo Dictates First Half, Croatia Dominate The Second After Half-Time Switch
June 15, 2012, 9:57 a.m.
Croatia initially had problems with Italy’s 3-5-2, but a clever half-time switch by Slaven Bilic got them back into the game.
Cesare Prandelli kept the same formation and starting XI, so Mario Balotelli remained upfront despite Antonio Di Natale’s impact as a substitute in the 1-1 draw against Spain.
Bilic rewarded the eleven players that played in [...]