Italy - Sweden
Italy - Sweden
Italy: Buffon, Bardzali, Bonucci, Chiellini, Candreva, passwords, De Rossi, Dzhakerini, De Chilly, Eder, zazen
Sweden: Isaksson, Lindelof, Johansson Grankvist, Olsson, Larsson, Lewicki, Kalstryom, Forsberg, Berg, Ibrahimovic
Italy meets Sweden, knowing that victory will ensure the site team for the second round of the European Championship. The team of Antonio Conte was put among the big favorites in the tournament, but won with ease Belgium in his first match in the group and immediately fell in large accounts.
According to many experts the current composition of the 'squadra' is not as talented, but the big trump team's unity and common purpose.
Sweden did disappoint in his first match in the group in which the Scandinavians needed the genius of Zlatan Ibrahimovic to reach equality with the Republic of Ireland.
Leonardo Bonucci, Chiellini Dzhordzhdio, Eder and Thiago Motta received a yellow card in the first game of Italy and may miss the next if they get another one. It is expected that Milan defender Mattia December Schily to begin holder at the expense of Matteo Darmian while Graziano Pelle, who scored the second goal against Belgium, will most likely be replaced by Simone Zaza.
"It will not be enough to play simple football. We need something more. And with team activities this team can achieve something big, "said Antonio Conte ahead.
Sweden is expected to be without Mikael Lusting who was replaced forcibly against the Republic of Ireland. His place should take Eric Johansson while Victor Lindelof start right back.
"We will give 300% in the next matches, because we want to continue. It's nice that it lost in the first meeting, but were disappointed because they showed 50% of the possibilities, "said the coach of Sweden Eric Hamre.