Italy's Mancini: Playing without fans will 'feel a bit sad'
FILE - In this Saturday, July 11, 2020 file photo, Lazio's Ciro Immobile eyes the ball during the Serie A soccer match between Lazio and Sassuolo at the Rome Olympic Stadium. Prolific scorer Ciro Immobile has extended his contract with Lazio through 2025. His previous contract was due to expire in 2023.“This is important, because Immobile had gained the attention of some big clubs, considering that he’s the European Golden Shoe holder,” Lazio communications director Stefano De Martino said Monday. (AP Photo/Alessandra Tarantino, File)
Italy soccer team coach Roberto Mancini speaks to the media at the Coverciano training grounds, in Florence, Italy, Sunday, Aug. 30, 2020. Italy hosts Bosnia-Herzegovina inside an empty stadium on Friday, Sept. 4, 2020, in the Nations League. “I’ll definitely feel a bit sad,” Mancini said about the prospect of playing in an empty stadium, due to the coronavirus pandemic. (Jennifer Lorenzini/LaPresse via AP)