After sticking with the old regime, Liechtenstein finally let Giampiero Ventura unveil his new-look Azzurri, writes Mina Rzouki.
If Antonio Conte complained of little time to work with his Italy side, then Giampiero Ventura has had even less and is asked to revolutionise the tactics to suit a new generation – all of it while getting results in a very tough World Cup qualifying group. No mean feat.
This is why the upcoming matches against group minnows Liechtenstein and a friendly with Germany finally provide the opportunity for Ventura to take some risks, favouring development over results.
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