Mon 24 January 2022 | 18:57

Bonucci compares Serie A and Premier League

The Italy international talked about the England top flight’s higher tempo following the Bianconeri’s thumping 4-0 defeat at the hands of the Blues.


finished the group stage of the Champions League on top ahead of


; however, they suffered a disappointing 4-0 loss at the hands of Chelsea in November.

Leonardo Bonucci

also remembered the penalties in Euro 2020 and how he upset the English press.

Talking on Fedez’s podcast ‘Muschio Selvaggio’, the Italian compared the

Serie A

and Premier League.

“We played a few weeks ago in London against Chelsea, where we lost 4-0. They have higher rhythms, you play a more physical football. You have to adapt immediately when you move from the league to the Champions League, where you meet teams with different rhythms.”

The remembered the penalties against Spain and England in the Euro 2020 last summer.

“I took penalties against both Spain and England and I didn’t see anything of what was going on around me.”

He also referred to the English press’ fury after their victory at Wembley when Italy beat England on penalties.

He was heard saying  ‘You have some pasta to eat, eat more pasta’, which is an Italian expression meaning ‘gaining more experience’ in the context of sports. He also sang “It’s coming Rome” on the field and the dressing room.

source: SportMob

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