"He has a very highly paid contract to make decisions on the technical side, and so a president like me shouldn't make comments on such things."
He denied that the FA regretted the recent two-year extention of Trapattoni's contract until 2004.
The presence in Japan of the chief of Italian football will do little to calm jangling nerves in a squad all too aware of the huge public expectations in Italy.
Those in the Azzurri camp are still livid about the controversial decisions that disallowed
two Italian goals against Croatia.
And Carraro could not resist taking a shot at the mistakes made by officials during key football games.
"When I saw that there'd be an English referee, and English and Danish linesmen, I felt confident. But referees make errors in every match.
"Sometimes these errors influence the result, sometimes not. Saturday was one of those times that it influenced the result."