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Prandelli turns to Gilardino against Spain

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Italy coach Cesare Prandelli confirmed on Wednesday that experienced striker Alberto Gilardino will come in for the injured Mario Balotelli in Thursday's Confederations Cup semi-final with Spain. 

Italy's coach Cesare Prandelli (R) gives instructions to forwards Mario Balotelli (C) and Alberto Gilardino during a training session at the Fonte Nova Arena in Salvador on June 21, 2013. Prandelli confirmed on Wednesday that experienced striker Gilardino will come in for the injured Balotelli in Thursday's Confederations Cup semi-final with Spain.

Balotelli, 22, returned to Italy earlier this week after being ruled out of the tournament with a thigh muscle injury.

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