Vlog on the pitch – A view of Spain’s victory from Cadiz

June 23, 2008

Vlog on the pitch host Owen Wyatt travels to Cadiz to bring us his view of Spain’s penalty shootout victory over Italy in the Euro 2008 quarter-final.

What is the most intense penalty shootout that you can remember? Is Italy coach Roberto Donadoni deluding himself that the world champions played well?

Let Reuters know your views.

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The most intense penalty shootout is always the next one. You do all you can to prepare, but it’s a lottery in the end… so the saying goes.

I don’t know about the most intense penalty shoot out. What i can say was the funniest to see being anti Italy, was the 1994 world cup final penalty shoot out – Brazil v Italy – where Italy lost due to their main star, Baggio, going over the crossbar twice..! The Italians theses days only play a game of tactics, conceding fouls by diving and hence frustrating their opposition. They have to learn to play the on their merits and not a game of chess.. What does everyone else think about the style of play of the Italians?

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Daniel, i recall Beckham diving in the box last world cup and can not remember which Itlalian players conceded fouls.. back up your pom mouth with facts.. going over the crossbar twice? you have no idea about facts, even if Baggio had scored Italy were still trailing in the shoot out and a goal by the next Brazilian would have given victory to them anyway… Let’s talk about the mighty England.. where are ya? Time you poms started addressing your own problems in football instead of looking at others.. Reason why you’ll never win a World Cup and struggle for qualification. Tactical when Manchester United win the Champions League playing defensive is it?

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