Rocchi said: “I won’t sign for a draw, I’d rather lose by playing it till the end.
“I’m living the derby with the right tension. With two days to go before the match starts, that tension which makes you understand the importance of the game starts kicking in, a tension which is different from any other.
“The anticipation, even though Di Canio is missing, is the same. I’ve been waiting for this for months. It’s clear that with him I had a special rapport. Paolo used to transmit to us what the derby meant just by looking you in the face. He has transmitted me this will, this Lazialita.”