Much of the country is still trying to come to terms with the death of 26-year-old Lazio fan Gabriele Sandri, who was shot accidentally by a policeman at a motorway service station near Arezzo at the weekend.
Abete, who is spending this week with the national team, announced on Monday that Italy will wear black armbands during Saturday´s encounter in memory of Sandri, while all domestic league matches this weekend have been postponed.
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