Italy coach Roberto Mancini announced the formation of the match against Bulgaria, which starts at 9:15 pm today, Thursday, at the “Artemio Franchi” stadium in Florence, as part of the fourth round of Group C of the European qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup.
Italy leads the third group standings in the European qualifiers for the World Cup, with 9 points collected from winning 3 matches, while Bulgaria comes in fourth place with one point.
The Italian national team, led by Mancini, enters the European qualifiers for the World Cup, in high spirits, after winning the European Nations Cup “Euro 2020”, on July 11.
Italy national team
Defense Line: Florenzi – Bonucci – Acerby – Emerson
Midfield: Barilla – Jorginho – Verratti
Forwards: Chiesa – Immobile – Insigne
The Azzurri are looking forward to continuing to impose their control on Group C, by winning the remainder of the European qualifying campaign, in order to qualify at the top of the group for the 2022 World Cup, and to compensate for the failure to qualify for the World Cup. World Cup Russia 2018 last.
The Azzurri squad witnessed the return of Roma star Nicolo Zaniolo after recovering from a cruciate ligament injury, while his colleague in the Wolves team, Leonardo Spinazzola, who suffered a torn Achilles tendon during Euro 2020 competitions.
The Azzurri did not lose in 34 official matches, only 90 minutes away from the record achieved by Spain and Brazil in history.
Lithuania and its guest, Northern Ireland, meet in the same group with the ninth but quarter.