Italy assistant supervisor Alberico Evani believes the Azzurri are absolutely ready for Sunday’s encounter with Poland regardless of an ever-growing record of absentees.
The nationwide group will probably be with out coach Roberto Mancini, because the tactician nonetheless hasn’t examined unfavorable for COVID-19 after his current optimistic check.
Roberto Gagliardini was lately compelled to drag out whereas Leonardo Bonucci isn’t match sufficient to start out the encounter, however Evani believes Italy stay centered on the duty at hand.
“At this level I’ve misplaced observe of what number of gamers are lacking,” he informed reporters at his pre-match press convention. “Nonetheless we’re greater than a group, it’s virtually like a household.
“We gained’t really feel sorry for ourselves and we’ll attempt to present we’re higher than what’s a robust group in Poland, who most likely have one of the best striker on this planet.
“Nonetheless we, not less than by way of our play, have all the time been higher. We are going to attempt to present all of the ideas that Mancini has tried to instill on this group. It’s true that the result’s an important factor at instances, nonetheless I don’t prefer to win with out deserving it, and we’d like to point out we’re stronger this time as effectively.
“This match will permit us to have a greater understanding of the gamers we’ve got at our disposal.”
Andrea Belotti isn’t at 100% however Evani believes Italy produce other options ought to he be unavailable.
“We gained’t threat anybody,” he added. “Nonetheless he skilled effectively yesterday. If he isn’t in a position to play we are going to resolve on whether or not to start out one other striker [Kevin Lasagna or Stefano Okaka] or to play a false 9, which occurred two years in the past in opposition to Poland.