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That served to knock the wind out of Italy’s sails somewhat with Alessandro Zanni’s late consolation try and Luciano Orquera’s penalty all they had to show for their efforts.
Parisse was quick to dismiss suggestions that his side underestimated Scotland however, claiming the rest week will allow Italy to learn from their mistakes at Murrayfield.
“If we were playing Wales next week it would be difficult,” Parisse, who has 93 caps to his name, told Wales Online.
“But we have a week where we don’t play and we have time to understand why we lost.
“We will come back to get it right for the game in Rome against Wales.
“The Six Nations is long and we have an extra week now to prepare for the game against Wales.
“If you think we underestimated Scotland, maybe you don’t know our team very well.
“We were not arrogant and we did not underestimate Scotland.
“I think that we want to play open rugby and maybe we played too much open rugby.”