AZZURRI

World Cup winner Ciccio Graziani believes Cesare Prandelli is “making far too many mistakes.”
There are increasing calls for Italy to adopt a 3-5-2 formation against Uruguay with Ciro Immobile coming in.
Zdenek Zeman criticised Italy’s approach against Costa Rica and warned “you need to move more than your opponents.”
Russia Coach Fabio Capello feels Italy prove “the high level of this World Cup,” but got into a row with a journalist.
Over 4,000 fans cheered Italy on in their training session in Natal, but Gigi Buffon, Claudio Marchisio and Daniele De Rossi were absent.
Professor Enrico Castellacci urged players and media to “stop emphasising the temperature” in World Cup games.
Italy’s chief medic confirmed “it is very likely Daniele De Rossi won’t be able to play against Uruguay.”
Uruguay Coach Oscar Washington Tabarez considers a victory over Italy to be “an entirely achievable result.”
Daniele De Rossi’s injury could throw a spanner in the works, as Italy were leaning towards a 3-5-2 against Uruguay.
It’s reported Ciro Immobile was meant to come on against Costa Rica, but Cesare Prandelli was forced to switch.
Italy medical staff confirm “there is something wrong” with Daniele De Rossi, so he’s a major doubt to face Uruguay.
Diego Forlan and Diego Lugano claim Italy’s tactics are “perfect” for Uruguay and their forwards to take advantage.
Zlatan Ibrahimovic revealed his prediction for the 2014 World Cup. “Brazil will beat Italy in the Final.”
Uruguay goalkeeper Fernando Muslera believes they will “beat Italy with their own history: defend and counter.”
Costa Rica Coach Jorge Luis Pinto revealed “Juventus inspired” his defensive set-up against Italy.
Alessandro Del Piero sees similarities with Italy’s predicament at the 2006 World Cup. “Marcello Lippi gave us great advice.”
Parma midfielder Walter Gargano confirmed Uruguay will “focus on the counter-attack” against Italy.
Edinson Cavani warned Italy “it’ll be like a Final” when facing Uruguay in the World Cup – and they have home advantage.
Diego Armando Maradona sees Lorenzo Insigne as the key for Italy’s World Cup showdown with Uruguay.
Carlo Ancelotti trusts “Italy are stronger than Uruguay” and advised Cesare Prandelli on how to hurt them.
Uruguay captain Diego Lugano assured they are “concentrated and confident” for the showdown with Italy.
Cesare Prandelli conceded that Italy were “too slow and took the wrong approach” in their defeat to Costa Rica.
Claudio Marchisio warned Italy “will need to be much more determined and gritty” against Uruguay.
Daniele De Rossi anxiously awaits test results, as he is an injury doubt to face Uruguay on Tuesday.
FIFA explained why seven Costa Rica players had anti-doping tests after the Italy game rather than the usual two.