After a dominating 3-0 performance from Italy against Turkey they look to take on Switzerland tomorrow. Italy vs Switzerland is a very important fixture as it will decide who is progressing through from Group A. The Azzurri effectively need only a point to progress. Switzerland will look for a win at the Stadio Olimpico, after a frustrating draw against wales. To help you with your fantasy team SportzPoint brings you every insider from the game. Follow our Fantasy Football Predictions for all the tricks, tips and dream teams.
Italy vs Switzerland: the recent form of both teams
On opening night, Roberto Mancini’s men put up a show and swept Turkey away. Juventus defender Merih Demiral was responsible for breaking the deadlock with his own goal. Later, Ciro Immobile and Lorenzo Insigne wrapped up a comprehensive 3-0 victory – Italy’s ninth win in a row.
Italy’s Euro 2020 form – W
Italy’s recent form in all competition – W-W-W-W-W
Despite Breel Embolo’s opening goal in Baku, Switzerland couldn’t manage a win against Wales. Kieffer Moore’s header brought it back for Wales which led to a frustrating draw for the Swiz. Although they have been beaten just once in their last 15 matches, their Euro history in the past three editions has been under satisfactory.
Switzerland’s Euro 2020 form – D
Switzerland’s recent form in all competition – W-W-W-W-D
Italy vs Switzerland: team news, head to head record and Probable starting xi
Roberto Mancini is unlikely to make any unenforced changes to a successful starting XI on Thursday. They will look to at least earn a point from the match which will confirm their place in knockouts. The only doubt is Italy’s right-back Alessandro Florenzi, who came off at halftime following a calf injury. Giovanni Di Lorenzo is expected to start in place of him.
Italy possible starting lineup:
Donnarumma; Di Lorenzo, Bonucci, Chiellini, Spinazzola; Barella, Jorginho, Locatelli; Berardi, Immobile, Insigne
Similarly, Vladimir Petkovic might keep a relatively same starting xi from their opening game. Although they might keep a unchanged line up, Denis Zakaria could be the only possible inclusion in midfield.
Switzerland possible starting lineup:
Sommer; Elvedi, Akanji, Schar; Mbabu, Xhaka, Freuler, Rodriguez; Shaqiri; Embolo, Seferovic
Head to head:
Italy and Switzerland have a lengthy history with 57 games played between them. However, Italy dominates the chart with 28 wins among 57 games. 22 of them ended in a draw and Switzerland managed just 7 wins against the blues.
Italy vs Switzerland: Dream11 Fantasy football team and predictions
You must change your team if any of this players isn’t announced in the final staring xi.