Italy at the 2022 World Cup if… What the national team needs to qualify, the group standings

Italy at the 2022 World Cup if… What the national team needs to qualify, the group standings
Italy at the 2022 World Cup if… What the national team needs to qualify, the group standings

Italy is currently leading the standings of their Group, Group C. The Azzurri lead with 14 points, after six games, but the direct confrontation with Switzerland will be decisive, which are second at 8 points but with two games in less. In the event of a tie in points, the goal difference that sees Italy today at +11 against the +3 of the Swiss will be worth.

The qualification of Italy to the World Cup in Qatar 2022 passes through the last games of the Azzurri in Group C where our national team is included together with Switzerland, Northern Ireland, Bulgaria and Lithuania. Currently, Roberto Mancini’s team sails in the first position in the standings with the strength of the 14 points won in the 6 games played so far. An almost immaculate path, were it not for the draws achieved against the Swiss and Bulgarians. The Azzurri still have two matches to play, with six points up for grabs.

The greatest danger for the top of the group standings is represented by Switzerland which is currently second at 8 points but with only 4 games under his belt. The Swiss are virtually Italy’s number one enemy because they could get them the first place in Group C. In this sense, the matches of Switzerland against Northern Ireland and Lithuania will be decisive, but above all the next match that will see comparison. , on November 12, Italy against the Swiss, in a real qualifying play-off.

How many points does Italy need to Qualify for the World Cup in Qatar 2022

At the 2022 World Cup, 13 seats are assigned for the European teams. The 10 national teams who will win the standings of their respective groups will directly qualify, while to assign the remaining three places available, the play-offs will be played, in two rounds of single elimination. To directly access the World Cup, Italy, which today is first at 14 with 6 matches played, just don’t lose the match against Switzerland on November 12, keeping the current goal difference which is clearly in your favor (+11 for the Azzurri), and conclude the Group with the same final score as the Swiss. Obviously, to avoid any problems, Italy would qualify as before if they beat Switzerland in the direct confrontation and did not lose the last scheduled match against Northern Ireland.

The classification of Group C, who passes the round: Switzerland can annoy the Azzurri

Italy leads the Group C standings with 14 points and six races. In second place is Switzerland with 8 points, 4 games. Then Ireland at 5 with 4 games and Bulgaria with 5 points but with one more match. Last was Lithuania. Italy has its own destiny in hand and the direct match against the Swiss will be decisive. The Azzurri also enjoy an overwhelming superiority in goal difference at the moment, fundamental parameter in the event of a conclusion with equal points in the standings: +11 for Italy in front of +3 for the Swiss.

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