TUR vs ITA Dream11: High quality football is upon as the Euro 2020 kicks off later tonight, with Turkey taking on Italy at the iconic Stadio Olimpico. Italy will be relishing the home advantage, while, Turkey will look to resist and get their first points in Group A. The Azzuri know how to deliver it at the big stage as they’ve been crowned as champions four times in the past. With a blend of youth and experience, Roberto Mancini will be aiming that his Italian unit go the distance. Turkey head coach Senol Gunes will be impressed with his sides performances in the warm up games, after securing two wins and a draw over Azerbaijan, Moldova and Guinea respectively. With Wales, and Switzerland in their group, Turkey will have some tricky tasks head, but do have enough in the locker to advance into the next round. That being said, here is the TUR vs ITA Dream 11 Prediction for the first game of the Euro 2020.
Date: June 12, Saturday
Kick-Off: 12:30 AM (IST)
Venue: Stadio Olimpico
Turkey vs Italy Live, Euro 2020
Watch Turkey vs Italy Live Score and Lie Stream: The game will be broadcasted on the Sony Sports Network, and can be live streamed on Sony Live as well.
Head to Head
From the last three meetings between the two sides, two games have ended on level terms, while, Italy have won one game. The last time the two teams met was way back in 2006.
Injury Report and Unavailability: No injury concerns
Expected Changes and Strategy: Ugurcan Cakir should be starting in at goal, while, Meras, Soyuncu, Demiral and Celik could line up as the back four in defence. Karaman, Calhanoglu, Yokuslu, Tufan and Yazici are expected to feature in the midfield region. Yilmaz should be leading the charge up top.
Turkey Starting XI (Likely)
Injury Report and Unavailability: Marco Verratti and Lorenzo Pellegrini are in doubt to start for their side.
Expected Changes and Strategy: Donnarumma should be starting in at goal, while, Florenzi, B onucci, Chiellini and Spinazzola could form the line of defence. Locatelli, Jorginho and Barella are likely to accommodate midfield. Berardi, Immobile and Insigne are in contention to be the front three.
Italy Starting XI (Likely)
Fantasy Football Tips
Burak Yilmaz will be the danger man from Turkey’s end. The centre forward bagged 16 goals from 28 appearances for Lille in the league, and has four goals from the last three games for Turkey.
Ciro Immobile can pack a punch for Italy up top. Immobile registered 20 goals and six assists from the 35 appearances in the recent Serie A season.
Hakan Calhanoglu can prove to be lethal on the set pieces from the Turkish camp. The AC Milan man has two goals, three assists, and also has a pass accuracy of 84.5% from the last three appearances for Turkey.
Lorenzo Insigne is another quality attacker for Italy up front. Insigne has 19 goals, and seen assists from 35 appearances in the league for Napoli.
GK: G Donarumma
DEF: G Chiellini, A Florenzi, C Soyuncu, M Demiral
MID: H Calhanoglu, O Yokuslu, N Barella
FOR: L Insigne, C Immobile, B Yilmaz
Turkey have been remained unbeaten in their last 13 games and could be one of the surprises of the Euro 2020. Meanwhile, Italy under Mancini have been functioning as a well oiled machine, and are undefeated in their last 27 games. We can expect a cracker of an affair between two in-form teams, however, the TUR vs ITA Today Match Prediction odds are backing Italy to get the win with the quality and depth that they have in their locker.