It’s not a final, but it looks a lot like it. Italy e Swiss they take the field, with many absences, at the Olimpico to compete for qualification for Qatar 2022. Any result will not give the arithmetic guarantee, but whoever wins will have a foot and a half in the next world championships. Kick-off at 20.45.
Roberto Mancini focuses on Belotti as center forward, flanked by Chiesa and Insigne. Acerbi wins the ballot with Bastoni to support Bonucci in defense, in midfield Barella and Locatelli with Jorginho.
Murat Yakin Gavranovic recovers, but he starts from the bench. In attack there is Okafor assisted by Shaqiri. The Giallorossi goal Zakaria with Freuler in midfield, Vargas and Steffen outside.
Here are the official formations of Italy-Switzerland.
Italy (4-3-3): Donnarumma; Di Lorenzo, Bonucci, Acerbi, Emerson Palmieri; Barella, Jorginho, Locatelli; Church, Belotti, Insigne. Coach: Roberto Mancini.
Swiss (4-4-2): Sommer; Widmer, Akanji, Schar, Rodriguez; Vargas, Zakaria, Freuler, Steffen; Shaqiri, Okafor. Allenatore: Murat Sure.