U.21: Nicolato “with Ireland no calculation, only win”

(ANSA) – ROME, JUN 13 – “No calculation is possible against Ireland. We will try not to reach the end of the match with a result in the balance. It will be a difficult match, but we will only aim to win, even if it would be enough for us a draw. We are convinced that we have not collected enough for everything we have done so far, such as play and performance, and it is time to reap the rewards. ” Thus the selector of Italy U.21, Paolo Nicolato, in the press conference on the eve of the match with the Irish in Ascoli Piceno, decisive for the direct qualification to the final phase of the European category, scheduled for next year.

“I repeat that we feel we deserve everything we have done and even something more – continued Nicolato -, despite the difficulties and the many absences recorded. We have the feeling of being the best team, of always having been and also that we should not have get to this point.

So tomorrow let’s bite the ankles of our opponents and let’s get what we deserve “. The selector also highlighted the risks of a match against a team” very strong on inactive balls and skilful and fast on the counterattack “.” We will have to pay close attention – he recalled -, do not make mistakes and have a great balance also from an emotional point of view “.

Regarding the line-up, the coach hinted that there will be no upsets compared to the one that drew with Sweden in the last match: “We did them well, so I don’t foresee big changes, nor changes of form.

From how I saw the boys working, I’m sure they will play their game “. (ANSA).

Source: Ansa

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