Italy v Portugal – Preview: 2018 World Cup Seeding On The Line For Azzurri

Italy could be unseeded for the 2018 World Cup qualifiers if they fail to defeat Portugal in their upcoming friendly on Tuesday in Switzerland. A win against Croatia would have guaranteed a place among the top nine European sides in the FIFA rankings but the 1-1 draw in Zagreb means the match with Portugal in Geneva takes on greater importance for More...

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By Brian McLaughlin On Thursday, June 11th, 2015

Croatia v Italy – Preview: Azzurri face tricky test on road to Euro 2016

Italy take on Croatia in a must win Euro 2016 qualifier on Friday as the Azzurri sit second in Group H, two points behind their opponents.Italy travel to the Stadio Poljud in Split on Friday night to face Croatia More...

By Joe Ginto On Monday, March 30th, 2015

Italy v England– Preview: Azzurri seek to end off field controversy in prestigious friendly

Italy hots England in an international friendly in Turin at Juventus Stadium on Tuesday evening. Both sides have undergone a revolution since the Azzurri tamed the Three Lions 2-1 in the jungle of Manaus in the More...

By Marco Credentino On Thursday, March 26th, 2015

Bulgaria v Italy – Preview: Conte’s men continue road to Euro 2016

Italy head to the Vasil Levski National Stadium in Sofia on Saturday night to take on Bulgaria in their Group H clash, as they look to continue on their way to qualifying for the European Championships next year. The More...

By Domenic Favata On Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

Italy v Albania – Preview: Azzurri look to respond after recent disappointment

Italy tackle Albania on Tuesday evening in a friendly in Genoa at the Stadio Luigi Ferraris in which the proceeds will go to those affected by heavy flooding in the city. In the last few weeks, Northern Italy has More...

By Kevin Pogorzelski On Saturday, November 15th, 2014

Italy v Croatia – Preview: The first real test for Antonio Conte’s Azzurri

On Sunday night Italy entertain Croatia at the Stadio Giuseppe Meazza in Milan with the aim of taking cementing to spot of European Championship qualifying Group H, with both having 100 percent starts to the campaign. However, More...

By Matthew Gault On Monday, October 13th, 2014

Ghedin: Conte has always given his best as player and coach

Malta coach Pietro Ghedin has hit back at the criticism of Antonio Conte ahead of his side’s Euro 2016 qualifier with Italy on Monday night. The Azzurri were criticised following an underwhelming 2-1 victory More...

By Alasdair Mackenzie On Sunday, October 12th, 2014

Malta v Italy – Preview: History on Azzurri’s side

Italy’s campaign to reach Euro 2016 continues on Monday evening when they travel to the tiny island nation of Malta for a match Antonio Conte’s side are expected to win heavily. A narrow 2-1 victory More...

By Stewart Rickerd On Thursday, October 9th, 2014

Italy v Azerbaijan – Preview: Euro 2016 road continues for Conte’s men

Italy will go into Friday night’s Euro 2016 qualification Group H fixture against Azerbaijan at Stadio Renza Barbera, Palermo as strong favourites as the Azzurri seek to build on their promising start under More...

By Luca Gunby On Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

Norway v Italy – Preview: Conte’s first competitive test

Italy kick off their Euro 2016 Group H qualifying campaign against Norway at Oslo’s Ullevall Stadion at 19:45 on September 9. The two nations last met when they were paired together in the qualifying campaign More...

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