Roberto Mancini, coach of the Italian national team, has ruled out Federico Chiesa, the player of Juventus and the Italian national team, from today’s match with Lithuania, due to an injury, and he has not been called up..
Roberto Mancini announced Italy’s squad to face Lithuania in the 2022 World Cup qualifiers.
The match between Italy and Lithuania will start at 9:15 pm today, Wednesday, Cairo time, in the sixth round of the World Cup qualifiers..
The list of Italy, which included 23 players, is as follows:
Goalkeepers: Donnarumma, Giulini, Sirigu
Defenders: Acerbi, Bastoni, Biraghi, Bonucci, Calabria, Cellini, Di Lorenzo, Florenzi, Toloi..
Midfield: Barilla, Castrovilli, Cristante, Jorginho, Locatelli, Pessina.
Forwards: Berardi, Bernard, Kian, Raspadori, Skamaka.
Italy will meet Lithuania in the confrontation scheduled to take place at 9:15 pm today, Wednesday, at the San Siro stadium in Milan, as part of the sixth round of European qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
Italy is at the top of the standings of Group C in the World Cup qualifiers with 11 points from 5 matches, ahead of Switzerland, who is in the group runners-up with 7 points, while Lithuania is at the bottom of the standings without any points after losing in the four confrontations it has fought so far.
The Italian team, led by coach Roberto Mancini, is seeking to regain the tone of victories again, after a goalless draw against Switzerland, in the confrontation that took place on Sunday evening at St. Jacob’s Park, as part of the fifth round of Group C matches.
The Azzurri made history after avoiding defeat against Switzerland, by setting a new all-time record for 36 international matches unbeaten.
The Italians achieved this series through 29 victories and 7 draws between the European Nations League, European Nations Championship qualifiers, World Cup qualifiers, Euro 2020 matches and friendly matches.
The Northern Ireland team, which hosts its Swiss counterpart, will also meet in the same group, at “Windsor Park”, at 9:15 pm today.