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Mario Balotelli put in a workman-like performance against England, battling for possession, causing problems at the back and keeping his persona-non-grata in check.
The only thing Balotelli didn't do was score a goal in regular time, a fact that will have to change for the whole squad in this contest.
Greece did expose some concentration issues for the German defending duo of Mats Hummels and Holger Badstuber. Granted, the two had lawn seats for the match with Greece, but that's no excuse to get beat by Georgios Samars anywhere.
The Italians need to find a route to goal in this match because one can't help but think Germany, in the form they're in, will find a way to goal themselves.