The 55-year-old was tight-lipped on his side's preparations for Tuesday's encounter, but admitted the contest would go a long way towards deciding the team's fate in Group B.
Despite beating Armenia 3-1 on Friday night, Italy has been severely criticized for its display by the Italian media and as a result Prandelli adopted a cautious approach in his pre-match press conference.
“I have respect for the press, but from home it’s difficult to judge a football match. I don’t want to give any advantage to the opponents," he told reporters. “Denmark are a well organized team, but we need the three points. If we can manage to earn those it would be an important step in a very balanced group.”Italy goes into the game in first place in the group after taking seven points from its first three games, while Denmark begins in a disappointing fifth spot, with two points from two matches.
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