Prandelli quits as Italy manager after loss

James Sharman joins Ken Reid to recap the day at the 2014 World Cup including another incident involving Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez.

Italy manager Cesare Prandelli quit his post after the Azzurri’s 1-0 loss to Uruguay at the World Cup on Tuesday.

The loss eliminated the Italians from the tournament. Italy played a man down after midfielder Claudio Marchisio was red carded in the 59th minute.

“I assume full responsibility,” Prandelli said in the post-match press conference.

“It’s absurd to be left with 10 men in a match like this,” Prandelli said. “There were no ugly fouls worthy of being sent off. You can’t (ruin) a match like that. The referee ruined the match.”

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