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Italy captain Gianluigi Buffon criticises Graziano Pellè’s “gesture” but “he’ll realise his mistake and be welcomed back with affection”.
Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini reportedly picked up a calf injury in training today, making him a doubt for Macedonia.
Milan have released a “get well soon” message for their injured captain Riccardo Montolivo.
Milan are likely to receive FIFA compensation after Riccardo Montolivo was injured on Italy duty.
Milan will be without Riccardo Montolivo for around six months, as he’s suffered a cruciate ligament injury.
After Riccardo Montolivo was ruled out with a knee injury, Torino captain Marco Benassi has replaced the AC Milan midfielder the Italy squad to face Macedonia.
Giampiero Ventura excludes Graziano Pelle from the Italy squad after the striker refused his handshake.
Italy and Shandong Luneng striker Graziano Pellè has apologised for refusing to shake Coach Giampiero Ventura’s hand when substituted against Spain.
Italy captain Gigi Buffon reveals what happened with that howler against Spain. “In 18 months, I might think back on it and laugh…”
Giampiero Ventura felt it “impossible” that Diego Costa and Sergio Ramos weren’t sent off when Spain held Italy to a 1-1 draw.
Graziano Pellè could be dropped for the trip to Macedonia after he refused to shake Italy Coach Giampiero Ventura’s hand.
Spain midfielder Koke is “a little sad we didn’t win” after a 1-1 draw against Italy in their World Cup qualifier.
Andrea Belotti hinted he’s ready to start alongside Ciro Immobile when Italy visit Macedonia on Sunday.
Spain Coach Julen Lopetegui was impressed by Italy “determination” in the 1-1 World Cup qualifying stalemate and does not see this result as an advantage.
Ciro Immobile was “happy to have made an impact” as a substitute when Italy earned a 1-1 draw with Spain.
Vitolo confessed he “wasn’t expecting” Gigi Buffon’s error for the Spain goal in a 1-1 World Cup qualifier against Italy.
Alessio Romagnoli did not feel nervous on his senior Italy debut, holding Spain to a 1-1 draw.
Daniele De Rossi was pleased with Italy’s comeback to hold Spain 1-1 and forgave Gigi Buffon, “the best goalkeeper in history.”
Giampiero Ventura admits Italy were “too anxious and we can push much harder,” but still Spain’s goal in the 1-1 draw was “a fluke.”
Spain dominated possession and made the most of a rare Gigi Buffon howler, but Daniele De Rossi’s penalty earned a 1-1 draw in this World Cup qualifier.
Giampiero Ventura admits Italy-Spain is “the most important match of my career” and is looking forward to Alessio Romagnoli’s debut.
Italy team manager Lele Oriali believes Spain will “have a little more respect for Italy” after the Euro 2016 result.
Alessio Romagnoli is given his senior Italy debut from the start against Diego Costa’s Spain in a crucial World Cup qualifier.
Join us for the build-up and action to tonight’s huge World Cup qualifier between Italy and Spain in Turin.
Giampiero Ventura assures Italy “will not be happy with a draw” against Spain in tonight’s World Cup qualifier.