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.
Pepe Reina describes Gianluigi Buffon as “an example for any goalkeeper” ahead of Italy vs Spain tonight.
Fabio Capello has revealed that he rejected the Italy job “in the past” but warns Spain the “Azzurri will be hungry like always” on Wednesday.
Giampiero Ventura is reportedly set to stick with 3-5-2 when Italy take on Spain at Juventus Stadium in 2018 World Cup qualifying this evening.
Giampiero Ventura opened the door for Mario Balotelli’s return to the Italy squad, but “he needs to prove he can play for the team.”
Spain and Barcelona defender Gerard Pique is concerned at Italy fielding a three-man defence and facing Alessandro Florenzi again.
Italy captain Gigi Buffon is confident Mario Balotelli “would find space” in the Azzurri squad if he continues his current Nice form.
Spain midfielder Koke warns “Italian teams have football in their blood, play with passion and never give up.”
Spain Coach Julen Lopetegui feels Italy have not changed much in recent years and confirms Diego Costa will start rather than Alvaro Morata.
Giampiero Ventura is proud to take a “gamble” on senior Italy debutant Alessio Romagnoli against Spain and hopes for Turin luck.
Gigi Buffon urged Italy to replicate the “passion and desire” that allowed them to beat Spain at Euro 2016 and joked about his “sell-by-date.”
Lorenzo Pellegrini has left the Italy Under-21 camp with an injury, so Roberto Gagliardini is called up instead.