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Spalletti to test new Italy tactics against Venezuela



Luciano Spalletti is predicted to remodel his Italy aspect with a 3-4-2-1 formation within the opening pleasant towards Venezuela.

The Azzurri flew out to Miami this afternoon and can play the primary match towards Venezuela on the Chase Stadium in Fort Lauderdale on Thursday at 21.00 GMT.

On Sunday at 20.00 GMT they’ll face Ecuador on the Pink Bull area in New Jersey.

The coach hinted within the press convention that he was desperate to experiment with completely different techniques to the basic 4-3-3 and that was partially impressed by the variety of Serie A sides who use three on the again.

Francesco Acerbi was despatched dwelling following accusations of racism towards Napoli defender Juan Jesus and Gianluca Mancini of Roma was referred to as up in his place.

Mancini or Giorgio Scalvini of Atalanta are expected to start with Torino’s Alessandro Buongiorno and Alessandro Bastoni of Inter.

Arsenal midfielder Jorginho faces competitors from Juventus man Manuel Locatelli within the center.

The plan for this method could be utilizing Lorenzo Pellegrini and Federico Chiesa in free roles behind centre-forward Mateo Retegui.

This could enable them to search out their very own areas and be extra unpredictable, particularly as Chiesa has proven at Juventus he struggles to stay to extra inflexible positions.

Italy possible (3-4-2-1): Donnarumma; Mancini, Buongiorno, Bastoni; Di Lorenzo, Barella, Jorginho, Dimarco; Pellegrini, Chiesa; Retegui

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