Mancini Wary Of ‘Excellent’ Austrian Side Ahead Knockout Clash 


Italy manager Roberto Mancini says his side will be up against an ‘excellent’ Austrian side, in Saturday’s round of 16 tie in Wembley.

Italy top Group A with three wins, with Austria advancing second in Group C after a win over Ukraine, bouncing back from losing to the Netherlands.

Mancini’s men are seeking a 12th consecutive win with a clean sheet to advance to the quarter-finals in Munich and keep on track for a return to London for the semi-finals and final.

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And ahead of Saturday’s encounter, the former Manchester City Boss said:”Austria are an excellent side.
“They have some skilful technical players, they’re an aggressive side. They can also knock you off your game because they can press you very well. We need to be ready for all of that.

“It’s certainly a game where there’s no margin for error. There was a bit of scope for mistakes in previous matches but there’s not in this.

“But that’s…

Source: Complete Sports