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Watford v Inter Milan preview

Watford step up their Premiership preparations today (Tuesday) as Roberto Mancini brings his Inter Milan side to Vicarage Road.

Watford Vs Inter Milan
Pre-Season Friendly
Vicarage Road
8/8/06
@19:45

~Form~



The Hornets have won all four pre-season games so far, a 3-1win over Northwood kicking off pre-season followed by a 3-2 win over Wycombe and 5-2 win over Boreham Wood, most recently the Hornets beat Danish outfit AC Horsens.

~Team News~

Trialists Albert Jarrett and Tamas Priskin may well be given another opportunity to prove themselves worthy of full-time contracts. Richard Lee is likely to start in goal again, in a bid to prove himself, with youngster Scott Loach his understudy.

~Likely Line-up~

Lee
Doyley Mackay DeMerit Powell
Jarrett Mahon (c) Spring Young
King Priskin

Subs

Likely to be remainder of squad.

~Inter Milan Team News~

Inter may well start with a weakened eleven and could be without World Cup stars such as Luis Figo, Nicolas Burdisso, Marco Materazzi and Julio Cruz.

However, Adriano and Esteban Cambiasso are expected to play for the Italian giants.

~Strongest Line-up~

Toldo
J.Zanetti (c) Materazzi Samuel Wome
Figo Cambiasso Veron Solari
Adriano Martins

Subs
Likely to be remainder of squad.

~Key Player Profiles~

Francesco Toldo - The Former Italian cap Toldo is a vastly experienced goalkeeper, however for much of his international career has had to play second fiddle to Gianluigi Buffon. Toldo is a fine shot-stopper.

Marco Materazzi - World Cup winner with Italy in Germany. The tall centre half is a very physical player, as proved in that final. Good in the air, strong in the tackle and a leader at the back.

Pierre Wome - Former Leeds United left wing back is approaching his second season at the San Siro. Wome is good going forward down the left-hand side and an excellent crosser of the ball.

Luis Figo - The former Portugal captain retired from international football this summer having won over one hundred caps. The hundredth of which he won in a one all draw with England. A good set piece taker, deadly from free kicks, and comfortable on either foot.

Esteban Cambiasso - Along with Figo, Samuel and Solari left Real Madrid last season to join Mancini`s Inter. The Argentine cap is an influential midfielder in the middle of the park as a holding midfielder. He also gets forward to score goals too.

Adriano - The Brazilian striker moved to the San Siro for a huge transfer fee having announced his arrival in Serie 'A` with Parma, a former club of team-mate Juan Veron. Powerfully built, good in the air and lightening fast he possesses a weapon known as his left foot.







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Date:Tuesday August 8 2006

Time: 12:17PM

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Watford have played Inter before. They played during Vialli's one and only pre-season in Italy (Lecco) with Watford losing 2-1.
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