England and Italy are going to meet at Arena Amazonia this Saturday evening. The match is going to be pretty interesting due to the fact that the outcome would be rather difficult to predict.
Both teams stand in a very similar position. Italy is not the domineering favorites and their squad is far away from all-star Germany or Argentina, nonetheless, they remain dangerous opponents. The same can be said about England. No one expects England to claim the victory at the World Cup and everyone talks about when the England squad are actually going home.
Nonetheless, England is not very easy to beat and they have two key-players such as Wayne Rooney and Jack Wilshere. The odds given on the best betting platform for multiple bookmakers are amazing.
Whether it’s good or bad, both teams are not so great and they have to develop something for their game not to get out of the group stage. I thought of saying that the score would be 0-0, but most definitely someone will score at least one goal; if it is Italy, then the odds are 6.00 that Mario Balotelli would be the first goalscorer.
This game is equally crucial for Italy and England, however, they still have 2 games to play and if they win they both have good chances to advance. The weather is going to be hot and challenge the players; still, it would be easier for Italy to cope with high temperatures, while Foggy Albion will have to struggle a bit. Another disfavor of England is that Danny Wellbeck may not play (he was absent during training on Wednesday) and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain won’t probably recover in time for this game.
Keeping in mind all these factors, I would say that Italy is going to win the match (2.50) at one of our top European and Asian bookmakers.
England: Team’s Formation
Italy: Team’s Formation
Prediction for the match:
Italy to win outright