AZZURRI

Alessandro Del Piero feels substitutes could be key for Italy against England tonight.
Salvatore Sirigu and Gabriel Paletta start due to injuries, as Italy take on an all-attack England with Raheem Sterling and Danny Welbeck.
Cesare Prandelli said Italy have problems against England, but “can overcome all the obstacles.”
It’s reported England will take advantage of Italy’s injury woes by adopting an all-attack system with Raheem Sterling and Danny Welbeck.
Uruguay don’t risk Luis Suarez against Costa Rica, so Diego Forlan starts with Edinson Cavani and Walter Gargano.
Police gave the all clear after a suspect package was found in a car ahead of Italy’s World Cup game with England.
Gigi Buffon “thought he had broken everything, but will get away with a few days of treatment,” revealed his sister.
Gigi Buffon wished Salvatore Sirigu the best of luck, but hinted he could “miss another World Cup” due to injury.
Mario Balotelli called for “all Italians to be united” and set aside “hate, jealousy and contempt” at the World Cup.
Gianluigi Buffon is out of Italy’s World Cup opener with England tonight, so Salvatore Sirigu starts in goal.
If Salvatore Sirigu starts against England tonight for the injured Gigi Buffon, it’ll be his second competitive cap.
There is “pessimism” filtering through from the Italy camp over Gigi Buffon’s chances of facing England tonight.
Fabio Cannavaro predicts a draw between Italy and England, but the Azzurri “have to focus on winning the World Cup.”
Steven Gerrard claims England “are a better team,” but Cesare Prandelli assures “we prepared in minute detail.”
Gigi Buffon and Salvatore Sirigu are carrying injuries, so Mattia Perin could potentially earn his first cap against England.
Brazil legend Rivelino warns Italy and England “it’s absurd to play in Manaus. You start sweating the moment you leave the locker room.”
Antonio Candreva admits tonight’s World Cup game with England is “without doubt the most important moment of my career.”
Uruguay Coach Oscar Washington Tabarez said he’ll rest Luis Suarez for their World Cup opener against Costa Rica.
There is rain expected in Manaus for tonight’s Italy match against England with 89 per cent humidity.
Cesare Prandelli insists Italy “have no fear” of England, but is increasingly frustrated by injuries, including Gigi Buffon.
Massimiliano Allegri gave Mario Balotelli advice on how to play as lone striker for Italy against England.
Emanuele Giaccherini thinks Italy will beat England 2-1 tonight, but “both teams could potentially win the World Cup.”
Ex-Sunderland manager Paolo Di Canio believes “Italy should fear” England’s tactics and would start Ciro Immobile.
England manager Roy Hodgson assures Danny Welbeck is fit to face Italy tonight, but it’s “one of my toughest team selections.”
Gigi Buffon suffered a “slight ankle sprain and is undergoing treatment” ahead of tonight’s World Cup opener against England.