Behind closed doors the very watered down rematch of the European Final because in these exact eleven months so many things have changed. Tonali and Donnarumma Certainty, in Scamaka’s attack with Pellegrini
8.41 pm – National Anthems
The national anthems are played at the half-empty Wolverhampton stadium
20:39 – Teams enter the field
20:36 – In search of the fifth race, the English are not defeated
Italy was unbeaten in four consecutive matches against England (one win, three draws): only once did the Azzurri reach five consecutive unbeaten matches: between June 1980 and February 1997 (then there were 4 victories and a draw).
7:46 p.m. – Gatti, debut without League One yet: Hey, the stadium will speak
A junior in blue, he has yet to set foot in the first division, but Federico Gatti is different from others. over here Reporter Paolo Tomaselli introduces apprentice Roberto Mancini.
7:37 PM – Official Lineups
England (4-2-1-3): Ramsdale. R James, Tomori; Maguire, Trippier; Rice, Ward Bruce; many; Stirling, Abraham, Grealish. i
Italy (4-3-3): Donnarumma; Di Lorenzo, Gatti; Accra, DeMarco; Frattisi, Locatelli, Tonali; Pessina, Scamaca, Le Pellegrini. i
Rule: Simon Marciniak (Poland)
7:19 pm – Mancini: A year ago the road to a historic project began
Roberto Mancini takes a step back a year and returns to June 11, 2021 when The Blues made their debut at Euro 2020 by beating Turkey 3-0. A company that will always go down in history. Exactly a year has passed since the start of this path, the blue coach’s tweet recalling the first match of the tournament concluded with European champions Italy at Wembley after defeating hosts England in the final on penalties.
A company that will always go down in history.
Exactly a year has passed since the beginning of this path???? pic.twitter.com/wNmi3Y3fDt
– Roberto Mancini (@robymancio) 11 June 2022
6:59 p.m. – Treacherous Albion (even if the penalties are…)
Italy has won only one of the last 10 matches played on English soil (2-1 against Austria in the round of 16 of the European Championship, plus extra time), scoring five draws (in two of which he won the match on penalties, obviously I’m there semi-finals and the Euro 2020 final) and four defeats.
6:44 p.m. – The English fast?
after, after defeat against Hungary and the Draw with GermanyEngland could remain unsuccessful in three consecutive matches for the first time since 2018: three defeats on that occasion, against Croatia, Belgium and Spain.
6:27 PM – Two wins in a row?
after, after success against Hungary, Italy can win two games in a row for the first time since July 2021 (13 in a row, the series closed during the European Championships); Only once did the Azure succeed only looking at the Nations League ( Poland And the Bosnia and Herzegovina
in November 2020).
17:53 – precedents in England
Italy have not lost in England to the Three Lions since November 1977, when they lost 2-0 in the qualifying stage for the 1978 World Cup. Since then, the Azzurri have collected five useful results in a row – two wins and three draws – without conceding more than one goal in the group.
14:59 – 335 days later
11 July 2021June 11, 2022: Italy and England re-challenge each other 335 days after the last match that ended with the Azzurri winning on penalties at Wembley in the Euro 2020 final.
14:16 – England and Italy night
The night of England and Italy, the very watered down rematch of the European final because in these exact eleven months so many things have changed. Different horizons between us and them. But still the first face to face after that historic night. Mancini is confused: for the English it could be a rematch, but it’s a completely different game in a different context. The stadium and closed doors, until the importance of the League of Nations diminished. England will try to retaliate, but Wembley’s setback and tears are not wiped. On the other hand, Italy on that night gave shape and color to the wildest desires, and now we keep that memory close to our hearts To better face the long winter of atonement.
13:55 – Azure Regeneration
Mancini did not regret delaying the renewal. It can’t be done. One month after Wembley We are back in the World Cup qualifiers. And then this team, with the exception of Bonucci and Chiellini, is under thirty and will not be eliminated. We go out for a foul penalty, he repeats the usual. Regretted not having contacted Balotelli: In November, before the match against Switzerland, when we were in an emergency situation. I love Mario, but now I’m looking for younger players.
12:40 PM – Possible lineups
These are the possible formations
England (4-2-3-1): Ramsdale. James, Cody; Tomori, Trippier; Ward Bruce, Rice; Bowen, Bellingham, Grealish; lbrahim.
Italy (4-3-3): Donnarumma. Di Lorenzo, Luiz Felipe, Acerbe, Demarco; Frattisi, Locatelli, Tonali; Pesina, Scamaca, Capri.
Rule: Marciniak (Poland)
11:51 am – Italy gets to its knees with England
The Mancini national team also fell to its knees before kick-off. A symbolic gesture against racism. Confirmed by Tonali: We will kneel like the English. We have talked about it among ourselves and will do it as a gesture of respect towards them. The same strategy adopted in the European Championship.
10:35 a.m. – Behind closed doors
The theater is not the legendary and majestic theater at Wembley, but Molyneux Stadium, in Wolverhampton, a yellow-black candy without an audience and moved by only 1,500 children. It’s embarrassing to not be able to count on our fans, for the whole country, says the glacier Southgate The thought of returning to the turmoil of July 11 cost a day of disqualification.
09:21 – Third Nations League match
The third match between England and Italy in the first stage of the Nations League will be held at 20:45. Here’s where to watch it on TV
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