Yes, Italy gave up a goal to Portugal without Cristiano Ronaldo, but hey, they can only keep the other team at bay for so long. Plus, Gianluigi made a couple really nice saves. Hopefully Donnarumma, Alessio Romagnoli, and Mattia Caldara can get some time together in Milan’s first team and gel into an outstanding defensive block for both club and country.
On to the links.
AC Milan and Italian Football Links
Milan have reportedly asked Kaka to keep tabs on Flamengo midfielder Lucas Paqueta. [AC Milan Offside]
Here’s at least one reason why the Italy team is bad. [Serpents of Madonnina]
André Silva scored as Portugal beat Italy 1-0 in Lisbon. [BBC.com]
World Football Links