ITA vs SPN Dream11: We are heading towards the final few fixture of the UEFA Euro 2020, as it will be Italy that takes on Spain for the first Semi Final at the Wembley Stadium. Italy are considered as one of the tournament favorites and rightfully so, as they’ve won all their games, including in their respective group at the beginning. Their most recent win was to Belgium by 2-1 in the quarter finals, with Nico Barella and Lorenzo Insigne getting their names on the score sheet.
As for Spain, they had an underwhelming start to the campaign with just two points from the first two games. Ever since then, Luis Enrique’s men have stepped up their game, and made their way to the final four. Spain’s win in the quarter finals, however, was an intense affair, as the game went to penalties. Thee three-time European Champions ended up winning 3-1 on pens, and will be eager to get the desired result against a resolute Roberto Mancini side.
Date: July 7, Wedenesday
Kick-Off: 12:30 AM (IST)
Venue: Wembley Stadium
The Match will be broadcasted on the Sony Sports Network, and can be streamed live on the Sony Liv app.
Head to Head
From the last six meetings between the two sides, it’s Spain that has the upper hand with three wins, in contrast to Italy’s one win. Two games have ended on level terms as well.
Injury Report and Unavailability: Leonardo Spinazzola and Lorenzo Pellegrini are ruled out due to injuries. Alessandro Florenzi is in doubt to start for his side.
Expected Changes and Strategy: G Donnarumma should be starting in at goal, while, E Palmieri, G Chiellini, L Bonucci and G Di Lorenzo could line up in defence. Jorginho, M Locatelli and N Barella could feature in the midfield region. F Chiesa, L Insigne and C Immobile are in contention to lead the attack up top.
Gianluigi Donnarumma; Emerson Palmieri, Giorgio Chiellini, Leonardo Bonucci, Giovanni Di Lorenzo; Jorginho, Manuel Locatelli, Nicolo Barella; Federico Chiesa, Lorenzo Insigne, Ciro Immobile
Injury Report and Unavailability: Pablo Sarabia is in doubt to start for their side.
Expected Changes and Strategy: U Simon should be starting in at goal, while, J Alba, A Laporte, E Garcia and C Azpilicueta could line up as the back four in defence. S Busquets, Koke and Pedri should feature in the midfield region. D Olmo, F Torres and A Morata are in contention to lead the attack up front.
Unai Simon; Jordi Alba, Aymeric Laporte, Eric Garcia, Cesar Azpilicueta; Sergio Busquets, Koke, Pedri; Dani Olmo, Ferran Torres, Alvaro Morata
The odds in favor of Lorenzo Insigne to score for Italy are 13/2. Insigne has two goals and a pass accuracy of 80.5% from four appearances this season.
The odds in favor of Alvaro Morata to score for Spain are 11/2. The centre forward has bagged two goals , and also has a pass accuracyof 84.3% from the five appearances this season.
Ciro Immobile can also prove to be the danger man for Italy. The odds in favor of Immobile to score a goal are 9/2. The 31-year-old has two goals, an assist, and also has as pass accuracy of 81% from four appearances this season.
Pedri and Jorginho in midfield can earn the user significant points with their passing rang and interception rate.
GK: Gianluigi Donarumma
DEF: L Bonucci, C Azpilicueta, J Alba
MID: Koke, Jorginho, M Locatlly, P Gonzalez
FOR: L Insigne, C Immobile, A Morata
Both sides have some quality players up their ranks, and it could turn out to be an exciting affair. However, Italy has been rampant in the tournament, and have a solid defence, as well as a fluid attack to go all the way. That being said, the ITA vs SPN Today Match Prediction odds are in favor of Italy to get the win by 6/4 as per bet365.