Italy boss Cesare Prandelli will again test the 4-3-3 system in Tuesday’s international friendly against Haiti.
The Azzurri used his preferred 4-3-1-2 in the 0-0 draw with the Czech Republic on Friday, but they will be more attacking in Rio tonight following their arrival in Brazil for the Confederations Cup.
The former Fiorentina boss will rest many of his first team regulars ahead of Sunday’s game against Mexico.
Paris Saint-Germain’s Salvatore Sirigu will start in goal, while Lazio ‘keeper Federico Marchetti will get to play in the second half.
Milan youngster Mattia De Sciglio is expected to be named in the defence, while Juventus squad player Emanuele Giaccherini and Torino’s Alessio Cerci are set to be in the starting XI too.
Italy probable: Sirigu; Maggio, Bonucci, Astori, De Sciglio; Giaccherini, Aquilani, Diamanti; Cerci, Gilardino, Candreva.