UEFA EURO Qualification: Italy vs England Preview & Confirmed Lineups

Italy vs England

  Italy vs England 
Match:Italy FIFA #8 vs England FIFA #5
Tournament:EURO Qualification Grp. C Round 1
Match Date:24 March 2023
Match Time:1:15 a.m. Indian Time (UTC +5:30)
Stadium:Stadio Diego Armando Maradona

Match Finished
FT: England 2 - 1 Italy

Italy XI:
Donnarumma; Di Lorenzo, Acerbi, Toloi, Spinazzola; Barella, Jorginho, Verratti; Berardi, Retegui, Pellegrini.
England XI:
Pickford; Walker, Maguire, Stones, Shaw; Rice, Bellingham, Phillips; Saka, Kane, Grealish.

The Italian national team will start their steps in defending the European Cup title in the Qualifications Euro 2024 Cupin group C against England, Friday (24/03) at 01.15 in the midnight Indian standard time in the first match of the group.

The two teams have been very different since they last met in the 2020 European Cup final, which will be held in 2021 due to the coronavirus pandemic. At that time, Italy won via a penalty shootout after the match ended in a 1-1 draw at the normal time.

Italypartying at Wembley but ironically, they did not play in the 2022 World Cup as they failed to qualify. Not wanting that to happen again, Italy is trying to start off well in defending its title at the European Cup, and so is England.

Of the last six meetings, Italy won two matches while England never won, and the other four matches ended in a draw. That shows how tight the match between the two teams is.
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