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 their fate in Group B
Despite beating Armenia 3-1 on Friday night, Italy have been severely criticised for their 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 organised 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 go into the game sat in first place in the group after taking seven points from their first three games, while Denmark begin in a disappointing fifth spot, with two points from two matches.