The Italian is under pressure to keep his job and Portsmouth stopper James revealed the boss had little to say following the loss.
The 40-year-old admitted: "There is not a lot he can say. You can start having a go at people or whatever but we are going home. He was not happy - just not happy.
"No-one is going to start venting anger at anyone because as a squad we've got knocked out at a stage we didn't want to get knocked out at.
"A couple of vital moments like the goal that was not allowed and Germany's.
brilliance at counter attacking football made the difference."