Inter’s Nicolo Barella Gave Solid Performance But At His Best Against Switzerland, Italian Media Claim

Inter’s Nicolo Barella Gave Solid Performance But At His Best Against Switzerland, Italian Media Claim
June 17, 2021 15:15
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Inter midfielder Nicolo Barella put in a solid performance during Italy’s 3-0 win against Switzerland, but did not show all that he is capable of, according to player ratings in Italian media.

The 24-year-old played most of the match before being replaced by Roma’s Bryan Cristante in the 87th minute and was a part of an impressive team performance, but according to Italian media his contributions were not the most vital.

The Nerazzurri midfielder had been expected to play a major role for the Azzurri going into the tournament, and so far it is clear that he is considered a vital part of Italy manager Roberto Mancini’s plans.

Barella started yesterday’s match alongside Chelsea’s Jorginho and Sassuolo’s Manuel Locatelli, with the latter bagging a brace scoring in both halves.

The Italy player ratings in today’s print edition of Rome-based newspaper Corriere dello Sport give Barella a score of 6, stating:

“Less convincing than usual. [Swiss midfielder Granit] Xhaka got on the ball easily and played without much trouble. [Barella] got the assist for Locatelli’s second goal.”

Turin-based newspaper Tuttosport gave the Inter player a rating of 6.5 in today’s print edition, with their appraisal being as follows:

“He runs, overlaps, drops deep and tackles, and also finds time to shout at the referee after a throw-in given to the Swiss.”

By Toni Weeler

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