On March 23, in the first round of the qualifying tournament for the Euro-2024, the Italian team will host the national team of England. The meeting is scheduled to start at 19:45 GMT.
The Italian national team is the winner of the last Euro, which took place in 2021. Then the team defeated the upcoming opponent on penalties.
After this success, the team led by Roberto Mancini failed to qualify for the 2022 World Cup, and therefore the team did not go to the tournament in Qatar.
Italy played their last match in November last year in a friendly match against Austria, where they lost 0-2, before that there was a victory against Albania (3-1).
The England team failed to win the last Euro, but the team managed to qualify for the World Cup and went to Qatar.
At this tournament, the team led by Gareth Southgate managed to overcome the group stage, taking first place in their group, but lost to the French team (1-2) in the quarterfinals.
England failed to participate in the Nations League, as the team finished last in their group, and thus dropped into League B.
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Head to Head
In the last five meetings between the national teams of Italy and England there was an equal struggle, and only three games ended in a draw, and Italy won twice.
The last meeting of the two teams took place within the framework of the League of Nations, and then Italy won at home with a score (1-0).
An equal and interesting meeting between the two top teams is expected. We believe that many goals will not be scored in this game.
The Italian national team will play at home, and will be slightly stronger, and will win this meeting with a difference of one goal.
Prediction for this match: Italy win.
- Total under 2.5 goals.