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Lippi: Crisis, what crisis?

Italy coach Marcello Lippi cut a defiant figure despite the reigning world champions having endured an underwhelming start to their FIFA World Cup™ campaign.

Having drawn their opening two Group F matches - the second embarrassingly against rank outsiders New Zealand on Sunday - Italy are, like fellow fancied European contenders France, England, Germany and Spain, in very real danger of facing the ignominy of a group stage elimination.

Lippi, though, adopted an attitude that all was going along perfectly well. "There's no crisis right here, there's no crisis in the team and there's no need for a crisis," he replied.

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FootballZilla2318d ago

Msrcello Lippi is a world class manager and i think Italy will get to Quarters.