Thursday April 11 2013
Iachini: 'Pescara toughest test'

Siena are already in lockdown ahead of their crunch relegation dogfight with Pescara. “This is the toughest game we could face right now.”

The Tuscans are on the verge of completing an amazing comeback to secure safety despite a six-point penalty due to the betting scandal.

They travel to bottom of the table Pescara on Saturday at 17.00 UK time (16.00 GMT) and have already gone into a pre-match training camp to prepare. Click here for a match preview.

“This is the toughest game we could face right now, you just have to see how they made Juventus suffer,” said the Coach in his Press conference.

“Pescara are organised, have good individual talents and experience, so we must interpret the game with great respect for our opponents.”

Siena are now level on points with Genoa and Palermo, but two of these three seem set to join Pescara in Serie B.

“We are simply aware that we’re playing on a par with teams like Genoa and Palermo, sides who did not expect to be in this position and were built to push for a place in Europe.

“We haven’t achieved anything yet. There are seven games to go and we must take it one week at a time. We’re doing all we can, but have to be more efficient in front of goal, as against Parma once more we didn’t take our chances.”

Siena squad for Pescara: Farelli, Marini, Pegolo; Angelo, Belmonte, Felipe, Paci, Rubin, Teixeira, Terzi, Uvini; Agra, Bolzoni, Calello, Della Rocca, Mannini, Sestu, Valiani, Vergassola, Verre; Bogdani, Emeghara, Pozzi, Reginaldo, Rosina

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