ITA Vs FIN Dream11 Team Prediction: Italy will look to continue their winning run in their Euro 2020 qualifying campaign against an impressive Finland side.
Group J of the UEFA Euro 202 Qualifying Round has been every bit about Italy. With 5 wins from 5, the side are unscathed, dominating proceedings in the group to all but ascertain a berth next year’s Euro 2020.
What has particularly impressed from the outfit is not just their unbeaten record but the comprehensive and enchanting manner those wins have come about in. The side have been unperturbed in every single encounter, giving no leeway to their opponents to find a foothold in the clash. It’s been a ravishing run of form, one the side especially needed after enduring a horrendous outing at last year’s world cup.
In the wake of that, the side ended up overhauling their squad, going through a phase where they scoured for new and enigmatic ideas to help turnaround what was a dwindling period for the side. And they and their ardent supporters will be especially pleased with the way things have transpired for them, maverick results which will have no doubt provided tranquillity and solace to the outfit.
Elsewhere, second placed Finland have been equally impressive. The side have come hot out of the blocks, sitting nicely in second spot with just the one defeat in 5 matches, a loss which came to their competitors of today. It’s a result they’ll be looking to turn over when they clash heads with their toughest opponents of the group, an Italian side they’ll be looking to welcome with an astute and cohesive gameplan in place.
Given the gigantic stature of our two sides and the tenacity with which they have played their matches, this clash is bound to be the most thrilling encounter of the day. Both sides will bide their time out in the middle, waiting to clinically pounce on the other’s mistakes and scramble to what is going to be a hard fought win.
What favours the Italians in this narrative is their attacking setup with the side possessing the ability to conjure up goals from all parts of the park. They should outscore Finland today and go onto become the first side from the group to make it to the main tournamnet.
Probable Playing 11
- Mattia De Sciglio and Bryan Cristante are injured for Italy and won’t be partaking in this round of the qualification process for them.
Hradecky, Raitala, Toivio, Arajuuri, Vaisanen, Uronen, Lod, Kamara, Sparv, Pukki, Tuominen
Donnarumma, Florenzi, Bonucci, Romagnoli, Emerson, Barella, Jorginho, Pellegrini, Chiesa, Belotti, Bernardeschi
UEFA Euro 2020 Qualifying
Match: Finland Vs Italy Group J
Date And Time: 9th September, Monday- 12:15am IST
Venue: Arena Nationala, Bucharest
Where To Watch: Sony Ten 2/HD
- Hradecky, Sparv, Pukki, Tuominen
- Florenzi, Barella, Jorginho, Chiesa
Dream 11 Picks
For all their defensive stability, Finland know they’ll be severely tested by Italy today who’ll leave no stone unturned to breach their goal. With a barrage of shots envisioned by the visitors, we are opting for the hosts’ shot stopper, seeing us indulge in the services of an outstanding Lukas Hradecky for this match.
Our first pick in this segment is Chelsea’s Emerson Palmeiri. Although he’s yet to provide an assist in the Premier League, the way he’s play and marauding his way into the opposition’s area, he was only bound to get one and he did so in the last match for left.
He’s going to be asked to resonate the same display down the left side of the pitch today as well, seeing us get him in along with Alessio Romagnoli and Alessandro Florenzi given how revered the Italians are at succeeding in their quest of nailing down shut outs.
We’ll be beginning this segment with a player who has over 2019 emerged as the heart of this Italian outfit and their movement in both the sides of the pitch. Deployed in a centre three, Jorginho has been crucial to not only turning over possession but transitioning it successfully from defence to attacking by keeping the play ticking fluently at all times.
We are also choosing Federico Bernardeschi and Nicolo Barella from the side while from the opposition we’ll be going with their captain, Tim Sparv for this fixture.
One name popped into our heads immediately when we approached this segment of the side. It was that of Finland’s goal scorer from the last match, Teemu Pukki; someone who has over the course of the last month made heads turn and make everyone take attention with his luscious brand of football.
With 5 goals in the Premier League for Norwich and a penalty for Finland earlier in the week, he’s enjoying the form of his life at the moment, seeing us pick him up along with his counterpart Jasse Tuominen. From the opposition we have picked out Andrea Belotti after he scored in the last fixture.
Captain And Vice-Captain
Jorginho is our side’s captain for this clash while Belotti is the vice-captain.
Dream 11 Disclaimer
All our selections are based on in-depth and astute analysis of the players partaking in the match and a perusal of other reasoning. Please incorporate a slew of factors while crafting your own side with this article serving as a guide to the match and players.
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