Andrea Stramaccioni warns Giampiero Ventura cannot be expected to use a 4-3-3 system for Italy and he wouldn’t want Lorenzo Insigne.
Join us for all the build-up, action and post-match talk as it happens from the World Cup play-off first leg between Sweden and Italy.
Italy are expected to start Andrea Belotti with Ciro Immobile, while Sweden can rely on Albin Ekdal in the World Cup play-off.
Simone Zaza, Stephan El Shaarawy, Danilo D’Ambrosio and Leonardo Spinazzola are officially out of Italy’s World Cup play-off in Sweden.
Giampiero Ventura won’t rule Simone Zaza out of the starting XI against Sweden tomorrow, but Andrea Belotti “is ready to contribute.”
Italy’s Under-21 side has called up replacements for injured Davide Calabria and Kevin Bonifazi for Tuesday’s friendly against Russia.
Serie A has announced its winter dates for this season, with matches spanning across Christmas and New Year.
Torino winger Iago Falque says “it would be nice” for Napoli to win the Scudetto even though “Juventus have the best squad”.
Torino full-back Cristian Ansaldi has been added to the Argentina squad for the games against Russia and Nigeria.
Inter missed the opportunity to go top of the Serie A table thanks to Torino doing their homework at San Siro.
Join us for build-up and action from today’s Serie A games, including Inter-Torino, Fiorentina-Roma, Chievo-Napoli, Juventus-Benevento, Sassuolo-Milan.
Sinisa Mihajlovic says Torino’s performance against Inter this afternoon was ‘almost perfect.’
Luciano Spalletti concedes Inter made more mistakes than usual in their 1-1 draw with Torino.
Inter had to fight back from a Iago Falque opener to snatch a point against Torino at San Siro, though Matias Vecino rattled the woodwork.
Inter CEO Piero Ausilio praised Ivan Perisic after rejecting Manchester United overtures. “He decided to wed the project wholeheartedly.”
Torino President Urbano Cairo said that having Andrea Belotti in the side is “like starting from 1-0 up,” but he doesn’t regret M’Baye Niang.
Adem Ljajic believes Torino “would’ve had a few more points” if Andrea Belotti hadn’t been injured and feels confident against Inter.
Yuto Nagatomo credits Coach Luciano Spalletti for his vastly improved performances with Inter. “Now we know what we have to do.”
Inter continue their tried and trusted approach against stuttering Torino, as Mauro Icardi goes head-to-head with Andrea Belotti.
Torino Coach Sinisa Mihajlovic points out Inter are “not unbeatable and I already got Luciano Spalletti fired once before.”