AZZURRI

Graziano Pellè said Italy knew “it wasn’t easy to get the ball off” Croatia after their 1-1 draw.
Stephan El Shaarawy got his first Italy cap in over a year and was “satisfied” with his performance against Croatia.
Antonio Conte said Italy’s draw with Croatia was good in the circumstances and praised the “new faces.”
Italy were held to a 1-1 draw by Croatia at San Siro, but play was suspended when visiting fans threw dozens of flares.
Italy’s Euro 2016 qualifier against Croatia was suspended for 10 minutes due to fireworks thrown by visiting fans.
Antonio Conte wants a “faster” Italy against Croatia and is pleased he got to evaluate Mario Balotelli.
Mateo Kovacic is on the bench tonight, but explained both Italy and Croatia “feel the others are favourites.”
Italy reshuffle in tonight’s Euro 2016 qualifier with Croatia, moving Daniele De Rossi and Matteo Darmian.
FIGC President Carlo Tavecchio told media “there are other players” in the Italy squad and not just Mario Balotelli.
Gigi Di Biagio insists tomorrow’s Italy Under-21 match with Denmark “will not be like a friendly.”
Italy’s friendly against Albania should go ahead on Tuesday in Genoa despite floods, confirm the FIGC.
Milan midfielder Riccardo Montolivo visited the Italy squad ahead of tonight’s Euro 2016 qualifier with Croatia.
Tonight’s Euro 2016 qualifier between Italy and Croatia will go ahead at San Siro after torrential rain stopped.
Antonio Conte admits there are “too many injuries” in the Italy squad and shot down Mario Balotelli questions.
Giorgio Chiellini reveals he wanted to play basketball as a child, but then tried to emulate “idol” Paolo Maldini.
Sassuolo defender Francesco Acerbi said chemotherapy “helped me realise many things” on the way to his Italy debut.
Daniele De Rossi marks his 100th Italy cap tonight against Croatia, praised Antonio Conte and thinks they can win Euro 2016.
Not only is Italy-Croatia at risk due to flooding in Milan, but Tuesday’s game with Albania in Genoa could also be scrapped.
Italy Coach Antonio Conte and captain Gigi Buffon welcomed Roberto Mancini back to Serie A with Inter.
Gigi Buffon said Italy’s Euro 2016 qualifier with Croatia is “not a game like the others, as we’re both humble and ambitious.”
Antonio Conte wants “a result and a performance” from Italy in tomorrow’s Euro 2016 qualifier with Croatia.
Sampdoria forward Manolo Gabbiadini said he wants his Italy call-up against Albania to be “only the beginning.”
Mateo Kovacic prepares for Italy-Croatia, but also said “thank you” to sacked Inter boss Walter Mazzarri.
Sassuolo defender Francesco Acerbi “did not expect” to receive an Italy call just months after defeating cancer.
Croatia captain Darijo Srna doubts Italy will miss Andrea Pirlo and has “no problem” with Daniele De Rossi.