- England drew 1-1 with Germany in their last match and are coming in this game to look for points
- Italy won their last match against Hungary 2-1 with Nicole and Lorenzo having their names on the score sheet. They are set to keep their winning mentality
- Both Southgate and Roberto Mancini have injury blows but still looking forward to fielding strong players for the weekend clash.
At Molineux-Wolverhampton, England plays Italy in Group A3. The match is among the most anticipated between the two giants looking forward to winning the UEFA Nations League. England’s most recent matches have seen them win four matches, drew one, and lost one.
That’s a perfect run while the Italy side has had two wins, two losses, and two draws. The Three Lions are set to keep their winning momentum alive while Italy is ready to keep their winning run after their recent win against Germany.
Will Mancini surprise Southgate?
England vs Italy Odds
The England vs. Italy odds are already out, and England is the favorite to win the match allowing you to make informed wagers based on the recent stats. It is clear that Southgate’s side has a task to impress their fans as they move past Italy.
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|Draw and No
|Italy and No
+230 odds place England in the higher chances of winning the game against their tough competitors Italy who have +700 odds. The chances of Italy winning are minimal, but they can still pull a surprise against Southgate’s elated team.
A draw or No bet gets you +285 chances of winning, which is also an average of the two teams.
England vs Italy Picks
The two teams are playing in the UEFA Nations League picks. The match will be played at Wolverhampton’s Molineaux Stadium on Saturday, 11 June 2022, at 2.45 PM EDT. You can catch up on the live-action through fuboTV.
It’s clear that England has had a poor start in the 2022/2023 Nations League as they suffered a shock defeat in their first game against Hungary. On the other side, Italy is confident of winning the weekend’s match, leveraging to their previous win against Hungary.
Italy’s failure to qualify for the World Cup 2022 was a big blow, but they look forward to winning the UEFA Nations Cup to thank their fans. England is already in the 2022 world cup and comes as one of the favorites to win.
Are the Three Lions’ favorites? Well, Southgate’s team is ready to post an impressive win in front of the hometown fans. It is a significant match for England, who are coming back after a bad start with a loss against Hungary and a draw with Germany.
As reported earlier, England has a strong winning record with four wins, one loss, and one draw in their last six matches. This is a substantial advantage against their competitors, who have equal wins, draws, and losses.
The Englands projected lineup may constitute; Jordan Pickford, John Stones, Reece James, Harry Maguire, Kieran Trippier, Declan Rice, Conor Gallagher, Jude Bellingham, Jarrod Bowen, Harry Kane, and Jack Grealish
According to Southgate, England must win to improve their chances of getting to the final. They currently sit at the bottom of the group, but a win against Italy will see them assume the second position in their group.
The Englands injury list comprises James Justin and Phil Foden, who may not be available for the weekend clash. No player is suspended. However, doubts about Fikayo Tomori and Kalvin Phillips not being in the game are high.
Despite the injuries, Southgate is set to unleash his squad to win the match and allow the fans to get a glimpse of winning ways. The match also aims to restore the confidence of competing in the 2022 Worldcup, which has serious competitors like Brazil, France, and Belgium.
Italy’s failure to qualify for the FIFA World cup was a shocker. Despite the big names like Lorenzi, Pellegrini, and Georgino, the team was still bolted out of the competition.
However, they still have the hope of winning the Nations League Cup to restore their confidence and make the fans happy.
This could be possible for Mancini’s side, who are currently topping Group 3. A win against England will see Italy improve their chances of qualifying for the knockouts.
The possible Mancinis weekend lineup may feature Gianluigi Donnarumma, Giovanni Di Lorenzo,Alessandro Bastoni, Leonardo Spinazzola, Francesco Acerbi, Nicolo Barella, Sandro Tonali, Matteo Politano, Wilfried Gnonto, Lorenzo Pellegrini and Giacomo Raspadori.
Italy’s injury list is wide with players like Domenico Beradi, Mattia Zaccagni, Moise Kean, Nicolo Zaniolo, Cristiano Biraghi, Andrea Pinamonti, and Enrico Chiesa set to miss the match. Andrea Belotti and Leonardo Bonucci are also unavailable for the clash.
Mancini is set to deliver another win for Italy which will be historic on England soil. Robert says he has work to do for tomorrow’s clash and has opted to play youngsters who are set to face the experienced England players.
The youngsters are energetic and have shown Mancini their potential in the recent matches.
Italy vs England Prediction
Who is going to win? Well, this is a difficult match between two giants, as seen with the probable Nations League odds. Probably, the two coaches are going to utilize the 4-3-3 formation, which means a lot of defensive play.
Based on this approach, we predict a 2-0 win with England stopping Italy’s incredible success in the previous matches. This means under 2.5 goals for the entire match.
Harry Kane will likely be the scorer and man of the match for the weekend’s clash Nations League Predictions. All in all, Mancini’s side has a formidable opponent, and they need to do anything possible to pull a surprise which most England fans feel it sounds impossible.