The Italian coach, Roberto Mancini, turns for his last group meeting against Wales, this Sunday (6 p.m.). The Parisian Marco Verratti, back from injury, is the holder.
Unbeaten and impressive so far in Euro 2020, Italy is aiming for the full box this Sunday, against Wales. She will be able to rely on Marco Verratti, back in the starting eleven after missing the first two games, the fault of a knee injury.
The news had been announced at a press conference the day before, it was confirmed on this match day, when the compositions were revealed. “Marco needs to play. For the moment, he is doing well, he has been training for several days now,” defended Roberto Mancini, his coach. The Parisian should play at least one half, or even more if his form allows it. “We will see how he will be after the first 45 minutes, what his feelings will be, continued Mancini. We will do our assessments there. “
At least half time
Overall, the Nazionale takes advantage of this last match to turn, while it is already qualified for the eighth. Only goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma, defender Leonardo Bonucci and midfielder Jorginho have been renewed from the squad that beat Switzerland on Wednesday. Andrea Belotti and Federico Chiesa will be in charge of leading the attack.
Several changes are to be noted on the Welsh side, with the first tenure of the young Ethan Ampadu, 20 years old. Unlike previous matches, coach Robert Page would have chosen to field two players at the forefront of his attack: Daniel James and the inevitable Gareth Bale. With 4 points in their pocket, Wales only needs a draw to ensure their qualification.
The essays :
Italy : Donnarumma – Bastoni, Emerson, Bonucci, Toloi – Pessina, Jorginho, Verratti – Chiesa, Belotti, Bernardeschi
Wales : Ward – N. Williams, Gunter, Rodon, C. Roberts – Morrell, Allen, Ampadu, Ramsey – Bale, D. James