Koke: 'Sad Spain didn't win'
Spain midfielder Koke is “a little sad we didn’t win” after a 1-1 draw against Italy in their World Cup qualifier.
Belotti: 'I work well with Immobile'
Andrea Belotti hinted he’s ready to start alongside Ciro Immobile when Italy visit Macedonia on Sunday.
Lopetegui: 'Italy great determination'
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.
Immobile: 'I gave Italy contribution'
Ciro Immobile was “happy to have made an impact” as a substitute when Italy earned a 1-1 draw with Spain.
Vitolo: 'Not expecting Buffon error'
Vitolo confessed he “wasn’t expecting” Gigi Buffon’s error for the Spain goal in a 1-1 World Cup qualifier against Italy.
Romagnoli: 'No Italy nerves'
Alessio Romagnoli did not feel nervous on his senior Italy debut, holding Spain to a 1-1 draw.
De Rossi: 'Buffon best in history'
Daniele De Rossi was pleased with Italy’s comeback to hold Spain 1-1 and forgave Gigi Buffon, “the best goalkeeper in history.”
Ventura: 'Italy could've won'
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.”
Italy: Azzurri peg Spain back
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.
Ventura: 'Biggest game of my career'
Giampiero Ventura admits Italy-Spain is “the most important match of my career” and is looking forward to Alessio Romagnoli’s debut.
Oriali: 'Spain respect Italy now'
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.
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Ventura: 'Italy won't settle for Spain draw'
Giampiero Ventura assures Italy “will not be happy with a draw” against Spain in tonight’s World Cup qualifier.
Reina: ‘Buffon is an example’
Pepe Reina describes Gianluigi Buffon as “an example for any goalkeeper” ahead of Italy vs Spain tonight.
Capello: I rejected Italy
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.
Italy: 3-5-2 for Spain?
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.
Ventura: 'Balotelli must play for team'
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.”
Pique: 'Three-man defence decisive'
Spain and Barcelona defender Gerard Pique is concerned at Italy fielding a three-man defence and facing Alessandro Florenzi again.
Buffon: 'Balotelli welcome for Italy'
Italy captain Gigi Buffon is confident Mario Balotelli “would find space” in the Azzurri squad if he continues his current Nice form.
Koke: 'Italy have football in the blood'
Spain midfielder Koke warns “Italian teams have football in their blood, play with passion and never give up.”
Lopetegui: 'Italy haven't changed'
Spain Coach Julen Lopetegui feels Italy have not changed much in recent years and confirms Diego Costa will start rather than Alvaro Morata.
Ventura: 'Romagnoli gamble with Spain'
Giampiero Ventura is proud to take a “gamble” on senior Italy debutant Alessio Romagnoli against Spain and hopes for Turin luck.
Buffon: 'Italy desire beat Spain'
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.”
U21: Pellegrini out, Gagliardini in
Lorenzo Pellegrini has left the Italy Under-21 camp with an injury, so Roberto Gagliardini is called up instead.
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