AC Milan striker Balotelli defends scattergun Italy performance

AC Milan striker Mario Balotelli couldn't explain his scattergun performance in Italy's victory last night.

AC Milan striker Mario Balotelli couldn't explain his scattergun performance in Italy's victory last night.

The Azzurri beat the Czech Republic 2-1 in Turin to secure their passage to the World Cup.

“It’s never happened to me before. I was unlucky, but I kept trying to the end,” he told RAI Sport.

“It is becoming a good group and above all a great squad, as we manage to climb out of difficult situations.

“When Cech parried that shot I thought he would get it if I fired low, so I tried to raise the finish, but I lifted it too much.”

 
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