Azzurri changed up for tournament finale
TEAM ANNOUNCEMENT: Italy has made four changes for the trip to Murrayfield and a final round Six Nations encounter with Scotland.
Wing Simone Gesi and replacement hooker Marco Manfredi are both set for their Azzurri debuts.
Alessandro Fusco makes his first Championship start at scrumhalf, while Edoardo Iachizzi (at lock) and Marco Riccioni (prop) also return.
Italy: 15 Tommaso Allan, 14 Pierre Bruno, 13 Juan Ignacio Brex, 12 Tommaso Menoncello, 11 Simone Gesi, 10 Paolo Garbisi, 9 Alessandro Fusco, 8 Lorenzo Cannone, 7 Michele Lamaro, 6 Sebastian Negri, 5 Federico Ruzza, 4 Edoardo Iachizzi, 3 Marco Riccioni, 2 Giacomo Nicotera, 1 Danilo Fischetti.
Replacements: 16 Marco Manfredi, 17 Federico Zani, 18 Pietro Ceccarelli, 19 Niccolo Cannone, 20 Giovanni Pettinelli, 21 Manuel Zuliani, 22 Alessandro Garbisi, 23 Luca Morisi.
Date: Saturday, March 18
Venue: Murrayfield, Edinburgh
Kick-off: 12.30 (13.30 Italian time; 12.30 GMT)
Referee: Angus Gardner (Australia)
Assistant referees: Matthew Carley (England), Craig Evans (Wales)
TMO: Brett Cronan (Australia)