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Italy Predicted Lineup vs Croatia for June 24

Italy Predicted Lineup vs Croatia for June 24

With one win and one loss in their EURO 2024 campaign so far, Italy require at least a point against Croatia in Leipzig on June 24 (KO 8 pm BST) to advance to the round of 16. After a hard-fought 2-1 win over Albania in their tournament opener, Luciano Spalletti’s side delivered a meek performance in a 1-0 loss to Spain on Thursday evening, the narrow scoreline failing to adequately display the superiority of the Iberians. Here is your Italy-predicted lineup for the must-win clash with Croatia.

Italy Predicted Lineup For Matchday 3 Showdown Vs Croatia

How Italy Have Lined Up Recently

Italy have named an unchanged lineup in both group games so far, playing in a 4-3-3 formation with captain Gianluigi Donnarumma in goal.

The back four consists of Giovanni Di Lorenzo, Alessandro Bastoni, Riccardo Calafiori and Federico Dimarco.

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A midfield of Nicolo Barella, Jorginho and Davide Fratesi has been charged with supplying a frontline of Federico Chiesa, Gianluca Scamacca and Lorenzo Pelligrini.

Italy Recent Form And Tactics

After an underwhelming qualifying campaign in which coach Spalletti experimented with several different formations ( Both four and three at the back) and only avoided the playoffs with a final-round draw against Ukraine, Italy beat Albania 2-1 in the opening game of EURO 2024, before being convincingly beaten by Luis De La Fuente’s Spain in the second game.

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They go into Monday’s clash with Croatia realistically needing a point to qualify for the round of 16 whilst the Balkans’ side requires a win, but expect drama and tension in a crucial game for both sides.

Italy Injuries To Consider

There are no fresh injury concerns to report for the game against Croatia.

Italy Predicted Lineup

GK: Gianluigi Donnarumma

RB: Matteo Darmian

RCB: Alessandro Bastoni

LCB: Riccardo Calafiori

LB: Federico Dimarco

CM: Bryan Cristante

CM: Jorginho

CM: Nicolo Barella

RW: Federico Chiesa

ST: Mateo Retegui

LW: Lorenzo Pellegrini


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