Italy will be looking to keep their 100% record in Group J when they face Bosnia and Herzegovina in the 4th game at Juventus Stadium.
Quick Bites: Story of the Group
With 3 wins in as many games, Italy are atop the table in Group J. They have scored 11 times in those matches, keeping three clean sheets.
Bosnia and Herzegovina meanwhile are 3rd after winning, drawing, and losing once in the first three games.
The top two teams from each group will qualify for the Euro 2020, with the remaining four spots to be divided via the playoffs, based on the overall ranking in the qualifying rounds and UEFA Nations league.
Italy are coming off the back of a comfortable 0-3 win on the road against Greece. Nicolo Barella (23′), Lorenzo Insigne (30′) and Leanardo Bonucci (33′) scored the first half goals for the Nerazzurri.
While Sweden suffered a 2-0 defeat at the hands of Finland in their last match.
The UEFA Euro 2020 qualifiers match will be played between Italy and Bosnia and Herzegovina at Juventus Stadium, in Turin, Italy. The ground has a capacity of 41,507. The game will start at 12:15 AM (IST), on Wednesday, June 12.
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Recent form (Last six matches) Italy – W D W W W W Bosnia and Herzegovina – W D L W D L
Italy Team News:
Roberto Mancini announced a 33-man roster for the two UEFA Euro 2020 qualifiers, here is the squad:
Goalkeepers: Alessio Cragno, Pierluigi Gollini, Salvatore Sirigu, Antonio Mirante
Defenders: Francesco Acerbi, Cristiano Biraghi, Leonardo Bonucci, Giorgio Chiellini, Mattia De Sciglio, Emerson Palmieri, Alessandro Florenzi, Armando Izzo, Gianluca Mancini, Alessio Romagnoli, Leonardo Spinazzola
Midfielders: Nicolò Barella, Federico Bernardeschi, Bryan Cristante, Jorginho, Lorenzo Pellegrini, Stefano Sensi, Marco Verratti, Nicolò Zaniolo
Forwards: Andrea Belotti, Federico Chiesa, Stephan El Shaarawy, Vincenzo Grifo, Ciro Immobile, Lorenzo Insigne, Moise Kean, Leonardo Pavoletti, Matteo Politano, Fabio Quagliarella
Leonardo Spinazzola, Matteo Politano and Cristiano Biraghi all pulled out of the squad before the game against Greece and are no longer with the team.
AC Milan and Italy‘s first choice goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma isn’t in the squad either due to the thigh injury he suffered during Milan’s game against Spal. Torino’s Salvatore Sirigu kept the gloves in the last game and should continue here as well.
Possible ins or outs of this game:
Juventus duo Leonardo Bonucci and Giorgio Chiellini both played the full 90 minutes against Greece. If either of them gets the rest, Milan skipper Alessio Romagnoli is the first option at the back.
Serie A’s 2018-19 top goalscorer Fabio Quagliarella will be looking to get a starting berth on Tuesday.