Stefano Okaka scored a late header to spare Italy's blushes in a tight 1-0 friendly win over Albania in Genoa.
Italy coach Antonio Conte admits he does not have the time to change striker Mario Balotelli.
UEFA has opened disciplinary proceedings against Italy and Croatia following Sunday's European Qualifier in Milan.
Luca Antonelli and Lorenzo De Silvestri see Italy's friendly with Albania as a chance to help their home city of Genoa.
Croatia coach Niko Kovac has apologised for the ugly scenes in the crowd that marred his side's 1-1 draw with Italy.
Italy’s 1-1 draw with Croatia was briefly suspended when flares were thrown onto the pitch in Milan.
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