The Italian coach Roberto Mancini fielded a 4-3-3 from 1 ‘that saw Meret in goal, defended with from right to left Di Lorenzo, Bastoni, Acerbi and Emerson, Cristante in control, Pellegrini and Pessina inside, then the trident offensive formed by Chiesa, Belotti and Bernardeschi.
Instead, lined up with the Under 20 team led by Alberto Bollini, Sirigu in goal, Toloi in defense and Raspadori in attack. In the second half Sirigu, Raspadori and Toloi were deployed with the senior national team, while Meret, Emerson and Chiesa played with the Under 20.
In addition to the owners of last night’s match against the Czech Republic, the injured Verratti, who continues his personalized recovery work, and Sensi still in Coverciano despite the adductor fatigue remedied during the course of the test did not participate in this morning’s test. last Thursday’s training put his European at great risk. If he does not succeed, Pessina will take his place.
Spectators of this morning’s friendly match were also the head of the blue youth national teams, Maurizio Viscidi, and the coach of Italy’s Under 21 team, Paolo Nicolato.
After lunch together, the Azzurri will enjoy a few hours of freedom, meeting up again by 10pm tomorrow at the Technical Center of Coverciano where training will resume next Monday in view of the debut at the European Championships.