Italy coach Pierre Berbizier has called two uncapped players into his squad for Saturday's final RBS 6 Nations Championship clash with Scotland.
Parma's Fabio Staibano replaces prop Carlos Nieto, who damaged knee ligaments in the weekend 18-18 draw in Wales, the Azzurri's first point away from home in the tournament's history.
And wing Valerio Santillo of Roma Capitolina has also been called up in case scrum-half Pablo Canavosio is forced to pull out through injury.
Squad: Mirco Bergamasco (Stade Francais), M Bortolami (Narbonne, cap), G Canale (Clermont-Auvergne), P Canavosio (Calvisano), M Castrogiovanni (Calvisano), C Del Fava (Bourgoin), S Dellape (Agen), C Festuccia (Gran Parma), E Galon (Parma), P Griffen (Calvisano), A Lo Cicero (L'Aquila), L Nitoglia (Calvisano) F Ongaro (Treviso), S Parisse (Stade Francais), A Persico (Agen), S Perugini (Calvisano), R Pez (Perpignan), S Picone (Treviso), V Santillo (Roma Capitolina), J Sole (Viadana), F Staibano (Parma), C Stoica (Montpellier), R Wakarua (Gran Parma), Maurizio Zaffiri (Calvisano) Alessandro Zanni (Calvisano)
After Ireland's heroic big-game hunt of the Springboks and Scotland's six-try runaround of the Pumas, the challenge of engineering the most spectacular win of the autumn series now falls on Wales, writes Peter Jackson.