Conte experiments for Bulgaria

Italy continued experimenting in training ahead of Saturday’s Euro 2016 qualifier against Bulgaria.

Coach Antonio Conte and his squad spent the morning studying DVDs of their upcoming opponents in Sofia.

After lunch they trained on the pitch and Conte made a few changes to his expected line-up.

On Monday and Tuesday he had used a 3-5-2 system with Matteo Darmian and Antonio Candreva on the right side of midfield.

Today he replaced them with Alessio Cerci and Sampdoria’s Roberto Soriano.

Italy continued experimenting in training ahead of Saturday’s Euro 2016 qualifier against Bulgaria.

Coach Antonio Conte and his squad spent the morning studying DVDs of their upcoming opponents in Sofia.

After lunch they trained on the pitch and Conte made a few changes to his expected line-up.

On Monday and Tuesday he had used a 3-5-2 system with Matteo Darmian and Antonio Candreva on the right side of midfield.

Today he replaced them with Alessio Cerci and Sampdoria’s Roberto Soriano.

However, Italy are still thought to be sticking with the more experienced set-up.

Italy probable: Buffon; Barzagli, Bonucci, Chiellini; Darmian, Candreva, Verratti, Marchisio, Pasqual; Zaza, Immobile

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