AZZURRI

Emanuele Giaccherini said Italy "have to be optimistic" going into Euro 2016 after beating Scotland.
Matteo Darmian admits "it wasn't our best performance, but Italy will be ready for a great Euros."
Antonio Conte was irritated after the 1-0 friendly win over Scotland. "Let's look at the positives."
Graziano Pelle's curler proved just about enough for Italy to beat a negative Scotland 1-0 in this friendly.
Italy give Eder and Daniele De Rossi their final test ahead of the Euro 2016 cut as they face Scotland in a Malta friendly.
Join us for the build-up and action to Italy’s pre-Euro 2016 friendly against Scotland in Malta.
Sebastian Giovinco “knew it’d be a risk coming to Toronto, but I’d do it all again. The Italy door remains open.”
Antonio Conte stood up for Eder as “our top scorer in the squad,” but hasn’t decided whether to bring four or five strikers to Euro 2016.
FIGC President Carlo Tavecchio confirmed the new Italy Coach will be announced on June 7, but hints it’s Giampiero Ventura.
Antonio Conte assures Italy “are finding our tactical system” during pre-Euro 2016 training. “I want a Team and I’m optimistic.”
Italy are expected to give Daniele De Rossi and Eder last chance starts against Scotland tonight.
Lorenzo Insigne should be a starter for Italy at Euro 2016, argues 1982 World Cup winner Franco Causio.
Marco Verratti “suffered a great deal when learning” he’d miss Euro 2016 for Italy. “They had faith in me.”
Italy announced the squad numbers for pre-Euro 2016 friendlies against Scotland and Finland, but there’s no 10.
Carlo Tavecchio reveals the new Italy Coach “will be chosen next week, but I won’t name names now.”
Gigi Buffon admits Italy’s build-up to Euro 2016 “feels different, as expectations are low. We want to surprise everyone, including ourselves.”
Antonio Conte is “worried” by Daniele De Rossi’s injury and dropped hints on his final Italy squad for Euro 2016.
Antonio Conte feels he can finally “influence” Italy with daily training work ahead of Euro 2016 and the Scotland friendly.
Gordon Strachan is confident Scotland won’t be “embarrassed” in tomorrow’s friendly against Italy.
Belgium, who face Italy at Euro 2016, came back from a goal down to beat Switzerland 2-1 in a friendly.
Eder will reportedly be cut from Italy’s final 23-man squad for Euro 2016, while Jorginho is in doubt too.
Domenico Criscito “did not expect” to be called for Euro 2016. “Antonio Conte has already made his decisions.”
Alejandro ‘Papu’ Gomez discussed his Atalanta future, working with Diego Simeone and waiting for an Italy call.
The Republic of Ireland drew 1-1 with the Netherlands in a pre-Euro 2016 friendly, where Kevin Strootman played 70 minutes.
Italy tested both Thiago Motta and Riccardo Montolivo in training today ahead of Sunday’s friendly with Scotland.