Italy U21 boss Luigi Di Biagio has insisted that ‘all game are important’ as his side try and qualify for the European Championships.
The Azzurini have already lost one game in qualifying for the tournament in 2015, and play Belgium next week looking to avenge that loss suffered in September.
“We didn’t get off to the best start,” he told reporters. “So all games from now on are crucial.
“We have a week to work and we will try to finalise things and fix what did not work against the Belgians last time around.
“Many of the boys have more playing time in their legs, so hopefully it will be a different game to the last one.
“We have to remain optimistic and believe we can qualify. We can go to Belgium and get a result.”