Blue is a color that we like and the time has come to talk about the Italy Switzerland Euro 2020 match which, in case of victory, allows Mancini ‘s national team to mortgage the qualification for the round of 16. It is an opportunity that the national team cannot miss and we must not keep our guard up to avoid the unpleasant precedent of the 1996 European Championships .
The match takes place on Wednesday 16 June at the Olympic stadium in Rome , at 21:00 CET and sees Italy flying on the wings of enthusiasm, which has increased after the beautiful victory over Turkey . In front there is Switzerlandthat in the first match against Wales he did not play badly; probably, indeed, she deserved to win but she was not cynical enough to end the game after the first goal. It must be said, however, that the game of Wales is very different from that of Italy , which does not like to leave too much initiative to the opponents and, in various situations, press very high and compactly.
Our opponent, however, is forced to make a result, otherwise he would seriously compromise his path. Coach Petkovic , unfairly criticized after the draw in the first game, said he feared Italybut also that Switzerland can surprise the Azzurri. It is likely that he will make some changes but the greatest danger for us will be Embolo , who literally drove the Welsh defense crazy .
The referee of the match and the Russian whistle Sergej Karasev. The precedents with Switzerland are in favor of the Azzurri, who have reported 28 wins, 8 defeats and 22 draws; we hope this is a good omen.
Italy Switzerland Euro 2020 – The Probable Formations
The winning team does not change and, in view of the match against Switzerland , Mancini wants to respect the saying, deploying the block that clearly defeated Turkey. In goal there is, of course, Donnarumma , protected by Chiellini and Bonucci in the center and Spinazzola and Di Lorenzo on the flanks. The only doubt concerns the Neapolitan full-back, who in any case is favored in the ballot with Toloi ; this choice is dictated by the defection of Florenzi , who got hurt during the match against the Turks.
In midfield there are Barella, Jorginho and Locatelli; given the recovery of him, it is likely that Verratti will enter the game in progress, and then start as a starter against Wales and everyone crosses their fingers on this possibility. Forward and confirmed the attack trio, with Immobile in the center,Berardi on the right and Insigne on the left to complete the 4-3-3. Switzerland
coach Petkovic , after harsh criticism from the Swiss press, will probably change something in his formation. One of the doubts concerns the goalkeeper Sommer , who is about to become pope, therefore he is in doubt for the match against Italy. The Swiss team, therefore, probably sides with the 3-4-2-1, with Embolo and Shaqiri supporting Seferovic . The Azzurri defense will have to pay close attention, in particular, to Embolo because he is very fast and difficult to contain. Italy
Donnarumma; Di Lorenzo, Bonucci, Chiellini, Spinazzola; Barella, Jorginho, Locatelli; Berardi, Immobile, Insigne.
Sommer; Elvedi, Schar, Akanji; Mbabu, Freuler, Xhaka, Rodriguez; Embolo, Shaqiri; Seferovic.