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ITA vs ARM Dream11 Prediction | European Qualifiers | Armenia vs Italy, Fantasy Team News

By Anurag tyagi @anuragtyaggi

ITA vs ARM Dream11 Match Preview, Team News, Lineups

The road to Euro 2020 starts here. It’s the international week and all the teams will be playing a minimum of two games, looking to move closer to securing a place in the UEFA’s next European Championship.


Match Details:

The European Qualifiers match will be played between Armenia and Italy at Vazgen Sargsyan Republican Stadium, in Yerevan, Armenia. The ground has a capacity of 14,403
The game will start at 09:30 PM (IST), on Saturday, September 05.


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Recent form (Last six matches)
Armenia –
W D L L W W
Italy – D W W W W W


Armenia Team News:

  • Armenia coach Armen Gyulbudaghyants named a strong 30-man squad for the upcoming Euro 2020 qualifiers against Italy and Bosnia & Herzegovina.
  • Out of 30 players, 13 play for non-Armenian clubs, led by Henrikh Mkhitaryan, who sealed a loan deal from Arsenal to Italian club AS Roma on the deadline day.
  • With no big-name player missing out due to either injuries or suspension, expect Armen Gyulbudaghyants to name a similar playing 11 to the one which beat Greece 2-3 away in the last euro 2020 qualifier back in March.

Possible INs and OUTs of this game:

  • Aleksandr Karapetyan should continue to lead the attack, having been in good scoring touch of late.
  • But Sargis Adamyan has been called up after starting the season on a good note with TSG Hoffenheim. The 26-year-old will no doubt push for a start.
  • Henrikh Mkhitaryan will start behind the striker, with both Gevorg Ghazaryan and Tigran Barseghyan starting on either wing.

Armenia squad for the two qualifiers:

  • Goalkeepers: Aram Hayrapetyan, Anatoly Ayvazov, Arman Meliksetyan, Arsen Beglaryan
  • Defenders: Taron Voskanyan, Hayk Ishkhanyan, Arman Hovhannisyan, Varazdat Haroyan, Andre Calisir, Hovhannes Hambardzumyan, Kamo Hovhannisyan
  • Midfielders: Armen Hambardzumyan, Petros Avetisyan, Artak Yedigaryan, Karlen Mkrtchyan, Erik Vardanyan, Artak Grigoryan, Rumyan Hovsepyan, Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Gevorg Ghazaryan, Edgar Babayan
  • Forwards: Artur Miranyan, Sargis Adamyan, Tigran Barseghyan, Alexander Karapetyan

Armenia Probable XI:

​Hayirapetyan (GK), Hovhannisyan, Calisir, Haroyan, Hambardzumyan, Grigoryan, Mkrtchyan, Mkhitaryan, Barseghyan, Ghazaryan, Adamyan / Karapetyan


Italy FC Team News:

  • The biggest name missing from Italy’s squad is of Giorgio Chiellini‘s. The 35-year-old Juventus captain was named in the squad but had to be left out due to right knee injury he suffered during training. The experienced center-back is expected to miss the next six months of action after undergoing surgery.
  • Roberto Mancini has dropped both Moise Keane and Nicolo Zaniolo from his 26-man squad. Keane has failed to nail down a regular spot in Everton’s starting 11, while Zaniolo has been a hit-and-miss of sorts this season.
  • Cristiano Biraghi, who completed his loan move from Fiorentina to Inter Milan, has been left out as well.
  • In further news, Mattia De Sciglio pulled out of the squad due to a muscular problem, with Mancini naming Danilo D’Ambrosio as his replacement.

Possible ins or outs of this game:

  • With Sciglio out, Danilo D’Ambrosio is set to start at right-back, despite Gianluca Mancini in the squad.
  • Gianluigi Donnarumma returns to the squad after missing the last two fixtures for Italy due to an injury. He will start the match in goal.
  • Emerson’s good start to the season means Mancini will name the Chelsea player at left-back once more.

Italy squad for the upcoming Euro 2020 qualifiers against Armenia and Finland

  • Goalkeeper: Gianluigi Donnarumma, Pierluigi Gollini, Alex Meret, Salvatore Sirigu
  • Defenders: Leonardo Bonucci, Danilo D’Ambrosio, Emerson, Alessandro Florenzi, Armando Izzo, Gianluca Mancini, Luca Pellegrini, Alessio Romagnoli
  • Midfielders: Nicolo Barella, Bryan Cristante, Jorginho, Lorenzo Pellegrini, Stefano Sensi, Marco Verratti
  • Forwards: Andrea Belotti, Federico Bernardeschi, Federico Chiesa, Stephan El Shaarawy, Ciro Immobile, Lorenzo Insigne, Kevin Lasagna

Italy Probable XI:

​Donnarumma (GK), Florenzi, Bonucci, Romagnoli, Emerson; Verratti, Jorginho, Barella, Bernardeschi, Chiesa, Immobile


Likely to score:

  • For Armenia: Sargis Adamyan, Henrikh Mkhitaryan, Alexander Karapetyan
  • For Italy: Ciro Immobile, Lorenzo Insigne

Suggested combination:

  • GK: Ayrapetyan
  • Def: Emerson, Romagnoli, Florenzi
  • Mid: Mkrtchyan, Mkhitaryan, Ghazaryan, Chiesa, Jorginho
  • Attack: Karapetian, Belotti

  • Captain: Belotti
  • Vice-captain: Karapetian

ITA vs ARM Dream11 potential winner:
Italy should at least get a draw here.

Anurag tyagi @anuragtyaggi

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