Sunday October 21 2012
De Canio 'scared' of Roma stars

Genoa Coach Gigi De Canio reveals a Ciro Immobile problem going into tonight’s exciting encounter with Roma. “I’m a little bit scared.”

The Grifone welcome the Giallorossi this evening in a game you can watch LIVE on your computer. Click here for a match preview.

“I have always thought that football is essentially down to the players and their intelligence rather than systems, which is why I’m a little bit scared of Francesco Totti, Daniel Osvaldo, Daniele De Rossi and Erik Lamela.

“We must be wary, concentrated and give our all. It will require a good performance from everyone, but also a bit of luck.”

Immobile was expected to take a starring role, as he played under Zdenek Zeman at Pescara last season.

“Did I ask Immobile for advice on Zeman? That’s not necessary. I am a man of football, so I know both the ball and those who play it. I don’t generally ask my players for advice on their former Coaches.

“There are some doubts over Immobile, as he is suffering from flu and so Cristobal Jorquera could start instead. I have also not yet decided between Andreas Granqvist and Marco Sampirisi.”

Genoa squad for Roma: 13 Antonelli, 91 Bertolacci, 3 Bovo, 22 Borriello, 21 Canini, 32 Donnarumma, 1 Frey, 5 Granqvist, 17 Immobile, 11 Jankovic, 19 Jorquera, 33 Kucka, 9 Melazzi, 10 Merkel, 24 Moretti, 18 Piscitella, 31 Sampirisi, 14 Seymour, 28 Tozser, 30 Tzorvas

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