Italy, Darmian: “Now regret prevails, there is little to say other than apologizing”

Matthew Darmiandefender of Inter and the national team, speaks like this to Sky Sports after the elimination that the Azzurri suffered today at the hands of a Switzerland that almost seemed like a team from another category: “Now this sense of disappointment and regret certainly prevails, there was the desire and the possibility to do better, unfortunately there is no we succeeded and it is right to take responsibility and show our face. At this moment it is difficult to even explain something, it is hard and this feeling of regret prevails. We still need to apologize to everyone, that’s what I can say.”

Is this the biggest disappointment of your career?
“It’s never nice to lose, it’s hard when you suffer these defeats. There’s not much else to add, unfortunately this feeling prevails at this moment.”

Here is the match scoreboard:

Switzerland (3-4-2-1): Sommer; Schar, Akanji, Rodriguez; Aebischer (46′ st Steffen), Freuler, Xhaka, Ndoye (33′ st Sierro); Rieder (26′ st Stergiou), Vargas (26′ st Zuber); Embolo (33′ st Duah). Subs: Mvogo, Kobel, Elvedi, Zakaria, Okafor, Zesiger, Shaqiri, Jashari, Amodouni. Coach: Yakin

Italy (4-3-3): Donnarumma; Di Lorenzo, Mancini, Bastoni, Darmian (30′ st Cambiaso); Cristante (30′ st Pellegrini), Fagioli (41′ st Frattesi), Barella (19′ st Retegui); Chiesa, Scamacca, El Shaarawy (1′ st Zaccagni). Subs: Meret, Vicario, Dimarco, Buongiorno, Gatti, Jorginho, Raspadori, Bellanova, Folorunsho. Coach: Spalletti

Scorers: 37′ Freuler (S), 1′ st Vargas (S)

Referee: Marciniak

Yellow cards: Barella, El Shaarawy, Mancini (I)