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Shorn of their star player and reeling from a huge step backwards at Murrayfield, a bruised Italy host Wales this weekend in Rome.
Pardon the melodrama, but Italy without Parisse is like Rome missing the colosseum. Take him away and you lose power, stature and a touch of grace from the Azzurri pack that is nearly impossible to replace.
Italy though must against Wales, so step forward Ratu Manoa Vosawai to fill the gulf. Rome was the scene of historic celebrations at the beginning of this month with victory over France and Parisse was essential to that success. His suspension deprives Italy of their talisman and all rugby fans of his great talent, but there is no excuse for his actions in insulting a referee.
That victory over France however has to be used as a benchmark. Luciano Orquera played the game of his life - deadly accurate in open play, picking the defence apart with his passing and genuinely resembling a completely different player to the one who has been struggling with Zebre at the bottom of the RaboDirect Pro12.
Orquera, however, was so bad against Scotland, that he has been dropped for Kristopher Burton. Attention will turn to Andrea Masi, Gonzalo Canale, Alessandro Zanni and captain for the day Martin Castrogiovanni to provide inspiration.
Whilst Italy on the one hand will have felt deflated following their capitulation at Murrayfield, Wales are bursting with pride.
Their win in Paris was far from a complete performance - their scrum whilst improved certainly benefited from the atrocious turf which prevented France from exerting any dominance - but their commitment in defence and execution when it mattered with George North's match-winning try brought to an end that miserable run of eight consecutive defeats.
An average tackle count of 13 from Andrew Coombs, Ian Evans, Ryan Jones, Justin Tipuric and Toby Faletau summarised their afternoon - with enough hard-work results duly turned in their favour.
Wales have the ability to produce more alluring rugby than the slugfest served up in Paris, and the expectation is that they will go for broke in Rome. If they are to be contenders for the title then inroads have to be made into England's +26 points difference - and Wales will have no better opportunity than this weekend.