Italy international Fabio Cannavaro was delighted with their win over Bulgaria on Wednesday.
Cannavaro felt they answered their critics with their 2-0 victory over Bulgaria.
“This was a big step forward. It was important to give a sign we were a team and united again, which is what we did tonight,” said the captain.
“We passed the ball around well and entertained the crowd, especially in the first half, while we controlled the tempo in the second.”