TORINO – Italy are back on the field after the defeat against Spain which broke a series of consecutive useful results lasting three years. The Azzurri will face Belgium in the final valid for the third but Martinez will have to do without Eden Hazard and Lukaku: “They’ve had muscle overload and we don’t have the facilities here to do the usual medical work“, the explanation of the former Everton coach. Belgium were the last great team beaten by Italy in the 90 ‘, then two draws in the semifinals and final of the European Championships and the knockout with Spain in Milan. Mancini, therefore, will have to get up immediately also because the national team has not recorded two consecutive knockouts since the 2014 World Cup (Costa Rica and Uruguay). Italy also aims to keep fifth place in the Fifa ranking. get to the draws for the 2022 World Cup (in case of qualification) as seeded.
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Italy-Belgium, where to see it on TV and streaming
The match between Italy and Belgium will be staged at 3 pm at the Allianz Stadium in Turin and will be visible live exclusively on Rai 1 and in streaming on the Rai Play platform.
the probable formations of Italy-Belgium
ITALY (4-3-3): Donnarumma; Di Lorenzo, Acerbi, Bastoni, Emerson; Locatelli, Jorginho, Pellegrini; Berardi, Raspadori, Church. Ct: Mancini.
Available: Sirigu, Meret, Chiellini, Dimarco, Cristante, Barella, Verratti, Bernardeschi, Insigne, Kean.
BELGIUM (3-4-3): Casteels; Boyata, Denayer, Theate; Saelemaekers, Dendoncker, Vanaken, Carrasco; De Ketelaere, Trossard, Batshuayi. Ct: Martinez.
Available: Courtois, Mignolet, Alderweireld, Vertonghen, Castagne, Witsel, Tielemans, De Bruyne, Lukebakio, Foket.
Referee: Jovanovic. Linesmen: Stojkovc is Mihajlovic. Fourth official: Simovic. Where: Fritz. Avar: Kavanagh, Betts, Van Boekel.
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