Gian Piero Gasperini warns Palermo will go to Siena this afternoon “to strike their weak spots.”
The Sicilians visit the Stadio Artemio Franchi in the 17.00 BST kick-off that opens Serie A Week 9.
“We mustn’t let ourselves get scared, even if looking at the table could bring on a little concern,” said the Coach.
Palermo would be propping up the table were it not for the fact Siena have a six-point penalty.
“Regardless of how our opponents are set out, we will go there to attack and try to strike Siena’s weak spots.
“The Tuscans close up spaces well and then go on the break. We have important weapons at our disposal to make an impact in this game, but we require concentration and quality.”
Abel Hernandez and Milan Milanovic are long-term injury absentees, but Eran Zahavi is back in the side.
Palermo squad for Siena: Benussi, Brichetto, Ujkani; Cetto, Garcia, Labrin, Mantovani, Morganella, Munoz, Pisano, Von Bergen; Barreto, Bertolo, Brienza, Donati, Giorgi, Ilicic, Kurtic, Rios, Viola, Zahavi; Budan, Dybala, Miccoli
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