Italy 1-0 Bulgaria: 6 Things We Learned

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Italy 1-0 Bulgaria: 6 Things We Learned
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Italy ground out a crucial 1-0 victory on Friday against Bulgaria thanks to an Alberto Gilardino header in the first half.

The Azzurri extended their lead at the top of Group B and with a seven-point advantage, the FIGC can start making preparations for Brazil next year.

Cesare Prandelli has done a fine job with Italy and if they can work on a number of issues, there is no reason why the four-time World Cup winners cannot be a contender next year.

Here are six things we learned from the game.

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