World Cup – Qualifiers
start: 20:45 (GMT+2)
the first Saturday of September the fans of football will enjoy new
Italo-Spanish high level battle. By the way, in three years on the
of September 2020 will be celebrated 100th
anniversary from the date of the first meeting of two grandees in the
history of European and world football. In this period Furia Roja and
Squadra Azzurra have officially played 37 meetings in which we see
absolute balance +11=15-11.
(the head coach Julen Lopetegui)
meeting of two leaders of the 7th
European group G will be held in Madrid on home arena of Real –
Estadio Santiago Bernabéu. Now the leaders have 16 points each but
Furia Roja is taken the first line thanks to the best goal
Lopetegui bid (4-3-3):
Gea – Carvajal, Ramos, Piqué, Alba – Isco, Busquets, Alcântara
– Pedro, Morata, Silva;
Costa, Juan Mata, Ander Herrera, Vitolo, Nolito are not included into
the squad of the 2010 World champions. But ex-forward of Barcelona
David Villa had come from New-York.
(the head coach Giampiero Ventura)
case Squadra Azzurra will lost such important match on Estadio
Santiago Bernabéu current coach of the 4 times World champions can
step aside for disgraced triumphant of Chelsea Antonio Conte.
Giampiero Ventura understands well the situation and that is why he
demands victory from his players.
Ventura bid (4-4-2):
– D’Ambrosio, Bonucci, Barzagli, Chiellini – Candreva, Verratti,
Parolo, Insigne – Belotti, Immobile;
Criscito, Riccardo Montolivo, Claudio Marchisio, Giacomo Bonaventura,
Graziano Pellè are not included into the squad of Squadra Azzurra.
favorite of the forthcoming battle according to bookmakers is
considered to be Furia Roja. But, to tell the truth, the team of
Julen Lopetegui will be pleased even with goalless draw.
Italy and the head coach needs only victory. It is clear that from
the first minutes of the match Isco, Silva, Busquets, Alcântara will
totally control the ball and will force the guests to get by with
counterattacks. Italy doesn’t like to play without a ball and that
is why it will fight for every cm of the field. And that is why the
bet on the total of yellow cards is desirable.
1.85, draw – 3.40, Italy –5.25;
over 4.0 yellow cards – odds 1.70
Both teams to score – odds 2.35 Unibet