The expected hatful of goals did not materialise for Italy when they played Liechtenstein, and a sterner test now awaits against Germany.
Former Lazio coach is regarded as a safe pair of hands and after months of uncertainty, Inter could do with some stability.
Paddy Agnew explains what went wrong for Frank De Boer at Inter.
Gonzalo Higuain was bought to score in the big matches, and having done so against Napoli, Juventus will be hoping he can repeat the feat against Sevilla.
As he prepares to play his former club, Napoli, there’s no doubting that Juventus forward Gonzalo Higuain is the most influential Argentinian to play in Italy since Maradona.
A poor start to the season has placed Inter's Frank De Boer in a perilous position, but Paddy Agnew can see a case for turning things around.
By missing a penalty on Sunday, Mauro Icardi provided the Inter ultras with further ammunition in their campaign against him.
For the second match in a row, Giampiero Ventura's Italy secured a result their performance didn't merit.
Paddy Agnew sees Italy retreat into their shell against Spain, as Giampiero Ventura opts for caution over enterprise.
Paddy Agnew looks ahead to Italy's crucial World Cup qualifier against Spain.