Mancini Nations League finals the target for Italy

first_imgItaly manager Roberto Mancini insists their objectives remain unchanged, despite a difficult patch of formThe Azzurri will host Portugal at the San Siro on Saturday night in a Group A3 clash knowing that victory is a must.The two nations last met in Lisbon in September with Portugal emerging 1-0 winners without Cristiano Ronaldo.“At the beginning of the tournament our objective was to try to reach the final phase of the Nations League,” Mancini told Rai.“We lost in Portugal with a very young team, but now we have the chance to beat them at San Siro.”Cristiano Ronaldo, JuventusSerie A Betting: Match-day 3 Stuart Heath – September 14, 2019 Considering there is a number of perfect starts so early in the Serie A season, as well as a few surprisingly not-so perfect ones….Italy are currently second in Group A3 with four points from three games.“We need to focus on that, then we’ll see what happens in Portugal-Poland,” added Mancini.“Our first objective is to play a good game, to play well as we did in the last two matches.“I want to see a team that attacks, above all for the San Siro crowd. It’s a stadium which is full every time Italy come, and that’s important.”The Nations League match will begin at 20:45 (CET).last_img

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