ITA vs SMR: Italy will play host to San Marino as the two teams face off for an international friendly game at Sardegna Arena on May 29.
Italy last played a group stage match against Lithuania at the World Cup Qualifiers on April 1. Stefano Sensi provided them with the perfect start right after halftime and made it 1-0 for Italy. A goal at the stoppage time by Ciro Immobile, making it 2-0.
San Marino too played their last game in the World Cup Qualifiers. They lost the game 2-0 against Albania. The club finished at the bottom of the points table, having lost all their group stage matches.
With their being a friendly game, both teams will look to give an opportunity to their junior players. Italy will go into this fixture as clear favourites, having a good record against the opponent. Nevertheless, San Marino have the firepower to upset their opponent and will look to open their account against Italy.
Match: Italy vs San Marino
Date & Time: 29th May 2021, 12:15 AM IST
Venue: Sardegna Arena
ITA vs SMR Head-to-Head
Italy has won all three encounters against San Marino.
In their most recent meeting back in May 2017, Italy were all over San Marino as they tormented them with a thumping 8-0 win.
ITA vs SMR Predicted Playing XI
Alessio Cragno, Giovanni Di Lorenzo, Gaetano Castrovilli, Andrea Belotti, Vincenzo Grifo, Alessandro Bastoni, Leonardo Bonucci, Gianluca Mancini, Bryan Cristante, Nicolo Barella, Manuel Locatelli,
Simone Benedettini, Mirko Palazzi, Matteo Vitaioli, Adolfo Hirsch, Filippo Berardi, Cristian Brolli, Andrea Gandoni, Dante Rossi, Enrico Golinucci, Fabio Tomassini, Alessandro Golinucci;
ITA vs SMR Dream11 Team Prediction
Goalkeeper: Simone Benedettini
Defenders: Cristian Brolli, Leonardo Bonucci, Alessandro Bastoni, Andrea Gandoni
Midfielders: Enrico Golinucci, Alessandro Golinucci, Bryan Cristante, Manuel Locatelli (vice-captain)
Strikers: Andrea Belotti (captain), Filippo Berardi