(IN THE PHOTO: Ricardo Kaka and Giampaolo Pazzini in training)
MILANELLO – Training started at 15.00 at Milanello yesterday afternoon ahead of this evening’s match against Roma at 20.45 at the Stadio Olimpico in Rome.
The players started with a run to warm up followed by some stretching.
Following this phase of the session, the ball came into play. First the players worked on possession on a reduced pitch before moving onto some tactical considerations ahead of the match against Rudi Garcia’s men.
Here's the squad for this evening's match:
Honda, Essien and De Sciglio all trained normally. Abbiati, Amelia, Gabriel, Abate, Bonera, Constant, De Sciglio, Mexes, Rami, Silvestre, Zaccardo, Zapata, Emanuelson, Essien, Honda, Kakà, Montolivo, Muntari, Poli, Taarabt, Balotelli, Pazzini, Robinho.
The team will leave the sports centre at 17.45 for Malpensa airport for their flight to the nation’s capital.