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ITA vs SUI Dream11 Prediction for Italy vs Switzerland World Cup Qualifiers Live Score Daily Fantasy Football Team, Tips & Guide


ITA vs SUI Dream11: Italy will lock horns with Switzerland tonight in a World Cup Qualifier at the Stadio Olimpico in Rome. The two sides are tied on 14 points with Italy ahead on goal difference at the top. A draw would suffice to see them both book their places for Qatar 22. After losing to Spain in the UEFA Nations League finals, Gli Azzurri got the bronze by beating Belgium 2-1. Nicolo Barella and Domenico Berardi found their names on the scoresheet.

Meanwhile, Switzerland are undefeated in five games. They saw of a challenge from Lithuania in the last game, winning 4-0. Breel Embolo scored a first-half brace, and Renato Steffen and Mario Gavranovic completed the rout for Murat Yakin’s side.

Match Details 

Date: November 13, Saturday
Kick-Off: 01:15 AM (IST)
Venue: Stadio Olimpico

World Cup Qualifiers UEFA Group C Table

Both Italy and Switzerland are comfortably at the top, level on 14 points.

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Recent Form

Italy: WLWDD
Switzerland: WWDDW

Head to Head

Italy have won one of the last five while the other four games were low-scoring draws.

ITA vs SUI Dream11 Prediction Details

Italy News

Injury Report and Unavailability:

  • Italy have a host of injuries coming into this game. Nicolo Zaniolo, Lorenzo Pellegrini, Giorgio Chiellini, Marco Verratti and Ciro Immobile are unavailable.
  • There are no suspensions.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • Italy should lineup in a 4-3-3 formation.
  • Gianluigi Donnarumma is ever-present in goal.
  • Italy would play with a back four of Giovanni Di Lorenzo, Leonardo Bonucci, Alessandro Bastoni, and Emerson.
  • Nicolo Barella, Manuel Locatelli, and Jorginho are immovable in the center of the park.
  • Federico Bernardeschi might get the nod as the no.9 with Federico Chiesa and Lorenzo Insigne as the inside forwards.

Italy Starting XI

Gianluigi Donnarumma
Giovanni Di Lorenzo
Leonardo Bonucci
Alessandro Bastoni
Nicolo Barella
Manuel Locatelli
Federico Chiesa
Federico Bernardeschi
Lorenzo Insigne

Switzerland News

Injury Report and Unavailability:

  • Switzerland are also missing some big names. Granit Xhaka, Nico Elvedi, Steven Zuber, Breel Embolo, and Gregor Kobel are unavailable.
  • There are no suspensions.

Expected Changes and Strategy:

  • Switzerland will also lineup in their usual 4-2-3-1 formation.
  • Yann Sommer should start between the sticks.
  • Silvan Widmer, Fabian Schar, Manuel Akanji, and Ricardo Rodriguez should be the back four.
  • Remo Freuler, Denis Zakaria, Renato Steffen, and Xherdan Shaqiri could occupy the midfield.
  • Ruben Vargas could play just off striker Mario Gavranovic.

Switzerland Starting XI

Yann Sommer
Silvan Widmer
Fabian Schar
Manuel Akanji
Ricardo Rodriguez
Remo Freuler
Denis Zakaria
Renato Steffen
Xherdan Shaqiri
Ruben Vargas
Mario Gavranovic

Italy vs Swizterland Fantasy Football Team & Tips

Captain Options

Lorenzo Insigne is the perfect player to hand the armband. He is in great form for Napoli. He is a great finisher in front of goal. Insigne has four goals and three assists in the league this season.

Games Played 11
Goals 4
Assists 3
Shots on Target 17
Pass Accuracy 82
Chances Created 27
Interceptions 9
Tackles 11

Federico Bernardechi could enjoy playing out of position as an out-and-out striker. He has great potential in this game.

Games Played 9
Goals 0
Assists 1
Shots on Target 2
Pass Accuracy 77
Chances Created 4
Interceptions 0
Tackles 8

Differential Pick 

Out of favour at Anfield, Xherdan Shaqiri has made a bright start to life in Ligue 1 with Lyon. He can be a shrewd differential for your ITA vs SUI Dream11 teams. He will be hogging a lot of set pieces too.

Games Played 7
Goals 1
Assists 1
Shots on Target 3
Pass Accuracy 83
Chances Created 11
Interceptions 1
Tackles 5

GK: Gianluigi-Donnarumma
DEF: D Di Lorenzo, E Palmieri, L Bonucci
MID: X Shaqiri, R Freuler, D Zakaria, N Barella
FOR: M Gavranovic, F Bernardeschi, L Insigne

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Likely Winner:

  • The 60th encounter between Italy and Switzerland will take place this year. The former has won 29 of the previous 59, while the latter has only seven (D23).
  • In each of their last five FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers, Switzerland has preserved a clean sheet.
  • Italy and Switzerland are both undefeated in World Cup qualifying, having won four of their six games (D2).
  • In their last 10 meetings with Switzerland, Italy has gone unbeaten (W5 D5).
  • On Friday, Xherdan Shaqiri will make his 99th appearance for Switzerland. He has 26 goals, which puts him in joint sixth place in the country.
  • We are predicting a narrow win for Italy in this fixture.

Match Odds:

Italy: 4/6
Switzerland: 11/2

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