World Cup. Qualifiers. Europe. Group C. Round 9
Stadium: Stadio Olimpico (Rome)
Italy will face Switzerland at home. This game will take place in the 9th round of the 2022 World Cup qualifiers. Will there be another low-scoring H2H match?Receive Sign-Up Bonus
Italy played their last matches in the 2022 World Cup qualifiers in September. Roberto Mancini's team defeated Lithuania 5:0 and also drew twice. Italy shared points with Switzerland (0:0) and Bulgaria (1:1). Squadra Azzurra currently leads the table in Group C. Italy have 14 points after six matches.
Switzerland played two 2022 World Cup qualifying matches in October. Murat Yakin's team met no resistance from Northern Ireland and Lithuania and got two wins to nil. The Swiss scored two goals against Northern Ireland and four goals against Lithuania. Switzerland have thus not conceded a goal in their last five matches of the current campaign. Switzerland are second in Group C with 14 points.
Italy vs Switzerland: H2H
In the first part of the current campaign, the national teams met in Switzerland. This game was quite tense, the teams could not score a goal - 0:0. In all tournaments, Italy and Switzerland met in 59 matches. Italy has a noticeable advantage in wins - 29:7.
Italy vs Switzerland: interesting stats
- Switzerland didn’t concede a goal in their last five matches in the 2022 World Cup qualifiers;
- Italy conceded a goal only in one of their last seven games in the World Cup qualifiers;
- Italy have no defeat in their last seven games against Switzerland in all competitions;
- Switzerland have no defeat in the current 2022 World Cup qualifiers.
Italy vs Switzerland: possible lineups
Italy: Donnarumma, Lorenzo, Bonucci, Bastoni, Emerson, Barella, Jorginho, Locatelli, Insigne, Bernardeschi, Chiesa.
Switzerland: Sommer, Widmer, Schar, Akanji, Rodriguez, Sow, Frei, Zakaria, Steffen, Shaqiri, Gavranovic.
Italy vs Switzerland: missing players
Italy: Zaniolo, Pellegrini, Immobile, Chiellini, Belotti, Barella.
Switzerland: Elvedi, Zuber, Embolo, Kobel, Fassnacht.
Expert betting tips
In this 2022 World Cup qualifying campaign, the matches with Italy and Switzerland participation are low-scoring. In the six games played with Squadra Azzurra, 13 goals were scored, while in the six Swiss appearances - 11 goals. The national teams are competing for first place in Group C, so the game will be very tight. I believe that in Rome, the teams will perform safe and there will be a close game with few dangerous moments. For the upcoming match I suggest considering the following betting options
- TU 0.5 goals in 1st half for 2.62;
- Draw for 3.98;
- Italy TU 1.5 goals for 1.85