With three points needed to confirm qualification for the Euro 2012 finals, Cesare Prandelli has altered things at the back for tonight's clash.
New Fiorentina signing Mattia Cassani and his former Palermo team-mate Federico Balzaretti replace Christian Maggio and Domenico Criscito as Italy look to secure the three points which would confirm their qualification for the finals in Poland and Ukraine next summer.
Slovenia start with four players who make their living in Italy, with Jasmin Handanovic, Bostjan Cesar, Bojan Jokic and Valter Birsa all making the first XI.
Italy (4-3-1-2): Buffon; Cassani, Ranocchia, Chiellini, Balzaretti; De Rossi, Pirlo, Thiago Motta; Montolivo; Rossi, Cassano.
Slovenia (4-4-2): J. Handanovic; Brecko, Suler, Cesar, Jokic; Birsa, Koren, Vrsic, Kirm; Novakovic, Matavz.
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