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| On Sep 2, 2021 8:15 PM IST

ITA vs BLG Dream11 Team Prediction Tip for Italy vs Bulgaria World Cup Qualifiers Live Score September 3


ITA vs BLG Dream11: After a triumphant run in the UEFA Euro 2020, Italy will be back in action as they take on Bulgaria in the World Cup Qualifying fixture. The game will be hosted at the Stadio Artemio Franchi.  It has been an underwhelming show for Bulgaria so far, as they are a spot above bottom place in Group C with a point to their name. As for Roberto Mancini’s Italian unit, they are occupying the top spot with nine points, courtesy three straight wins. Bulgaria have another stern test ahead of them, considering Italy’s terrific run of form. With that being said, here is the ITA vs BUL Dream 11 Prediction for the upcoming contest.

Date: September 3, Friday
Kick-Off: 12:15 AM (IST)
Venue: Stadi Artemio Franchi

World Cup Qualifier Table (Group C)

Italy are at the top spot with nine points, while, Bulgaria are in at 4th with a point.

Watch World Cup Qualifiers Live

The match will be broadcasted to the Sony Sports Network.

Recent Form

Italy: WWWW

Bulgaria: LDDL

Head to Head

From the last eight games between the two sides, it’ Italy that has the upper hand with five wins from eight meetings.

Italy News

Injury Report and Unavailability: 

  • Leonardo Spinazzola is ruled out due to an injury.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • G Donnarumma should be starting in at goal.
  • E Palmieri, G Chiellini, L Bonuci and G Di Lorenzo can be the back four in defence.
  • Jorginho, M Verratti and N Barella should be starting in the midfield region.
  • F Chiesa, C Immobile and L Inigne are in contention to lead the attack.

Italy Starting XI (Likely)

Gianluigi Donnarumma
Emerson Palmieri
Giorgio Chiellini
Leonardo Bonucci
Giovanni Di Lorenzo
Marco Verratti
Nicolo Barella
Federico Chiesa
Ciro Immobile
Lorenzo Insigne

Bulgaria News

Injury Report and Unavailability: No injury concerns

Expected Changes and Strategy: 

  • N Mihaylov should be starting in at goal.
  • V Bozhikov, A Nedyalkov and A Hristov can be the back three in defence.
  • B Kragaren, P Vitanov, I Chocvhev and T Nedelev are expected to start in midfield.
  • K Depodev, D Iliev and S Delev could lead the attack up top.

Bulgaria Starting XI (Likely)

Nikolay Mihaylov
Vasil Bozhikov
Anton Nedyalkov
Andrea Hristov
Birsent Karagaren
Petar Vitanov
Ivaylo Chochev
Todor Nedelev
Kiril Despodev
Dimitar Iliev
Spas Delev

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Fantasy Football Tips

Captain Options

Federico Chiesa was one of the breakthrough player in UEFA Euro 2020. Chisea bagged two goals from seven games, and can be decisive with his pace for Italy.

Goals in Euro 2020


Goals Last Season (Club Football) 8
Assists Last Season (Club Football) 8

Ciro Immobile can pack a punch in the final third region for Italy. Immobile registered two goals and two assists from six appearances in the Euro 2020. He also has four goals from just two appearances for Lazio this season.

Goals in Euro 2020 2
Assists in Euro 2020 2
Goals this season (Club Football) 4
Pass Accuracy 77.5%

Differential Pick 

Dimitiar Iliev can be the danger man from Bulgaria’s end. Iliev has two goals from the last nine starts for his country.

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ITA vs BLG Dream 11 Teams

GK: N Mihaylov
DEF: G Chielleini, E Palmieri, A Nedyalkov, V Bozhikov
MID: F Chisea, Jorginho, B Kragaren
FOR: L Insigne, C Immobile, D Iliev

Likely Winner:

  • Italy are 34 games unbeaten, and have been one of the teams to watch out for lately.

Match Odds

The odds are clearly in favor of Italy to get the win by 1.70 as per 1XBET.

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