L’Italy from Roberto Mancini lost important pieces for the match against Swiss. In addition to the midfielders of the Rome Zaniolo e Pilgrims, the Azzurri coach will have to do without two European champions on Friday: the bomber of Lazio Ciro Immobile and the captain of the national team and the Juventus Giorgio Chiellini.
Italy-Switzerland, Giorgio Chiellini present at the Olimpico
The Juventus defender will still be in the stands at the Olimpico to push his teammatesItaly towards victory with the Swiss, three points that would be fundamental to qualify for the Global in Qatar: “We will play a great match, I am calm and serene, I will be there to stay close to the team – he told Raisport -. We are a great group with many good players, the secret of this abundant three-year period is that, by changing the addenda, the result always remains the same. We all really shot ”.
Chiellini’s disappointment for the injury
Chiellini he is confident for the match but disappointed with the injury. The captain did not expect to jump Italy-Switzerland: “I have to forfeit due to a physical problem, I’m sorry but I’ll try to stay close to my teammates for this important match that awaits us. But I am calm and confident, the same feelings that the coach is transmitting to us and I am sure that we will play a great game and that we will reach the goal of qualifying for the Global – said the captain of the national team before leaving the Coverciano training camp -. I thought it was a lighter thing, instead I will need a few days of rest to recover ”.
Italy, the outburst of Chiellini
Many absences for Roberto Mancini, several blues will not be available. Chiellini however, he does not blame bad luck: “Italy in an emergency? It is a period in which all the national teams are in an emergency, we have an important workload. All the teams also worked this summer and had less recovery, so we are all in the same situation, even there Swiss has many absences. It is an aspect – he continued – that will need to be evaluated for the calendar of the next few years, now it is really unsustainable for the players who play the game. Champions and in the national team. We hope to be heard and that a solution is found to protect health as much as possible, without the most important players the show becomes different “, concluded Chiellini.