Team analysis

Italy

Italy

Italy
No.PlayerBornPos.CROESPTURGSClub
1Simone Ghidotti19/03/2000Goalkeeper808080 ACF Fiorentina (ITA)
2Raoul Bellanova17/05/2000Defender80 AC Milan (ITA)
3Axel Campeol05/03/2000Defender80802+ AC Milan (ITA)
4Andrea Rizzo Pinna13/01/2000Midfield74*8080 Atalanta BC (ITA)
5Matteo Anzolin11/11/2000Defender808080 Juventus (ITA)
6Davide Bettella07/04/2000Defender808080 FC Internazionale Milano (ITA)
7Elia Visconti30/06/2000Midfield8011+51* FC Internazionale Milano (ITA)
8Fabrizio Caligara12/04/2000Midfield8056* Juventus (ITA)
9Moise Kean28/02/2000Forward801
10Roberto Biancu19/01/2000Midfield6+8080 Cagliari Calcio (ITA)
11Davide Merola27/03/2000Forward65*24+80 FC Internazionale Milano (ITA)
12Marco Carnesecchi01/07/2000Goalkeeper AC Cesena (ITA)
13Gabriele Bellodi02/09/2000Defender28+ AC Milan (ITA)
14Hans Nicolussi Caviglia18/06/2000Forward 7+ 1 Juventus (ITA)
15Antonio Candela27/04/2000Defender52*8078* Genoa CFC (ITA)
16Emanuel Vignato24/08/2000Midfield15+69*29+ AC Chievo Verona (ITA)
17Manolo Portanova02/06/2000Midfield8073*63* Juventus (ITA)
18Pietro Pellegri17/03/2001Forward80801 AS Monaco FC (FRA)
20Flavio Junior Bianchi24/01/2000Forward17+ Genoa CFC (ITA)
22Luca Gemello03/07/2000Goalkeeper Torino FC (ITA)
Pos. = Position; GS = Goals scored; * = Started; + = Substitute

Italy team analysis

Italy team analysis

• 1-4-4-2 with two parallel strikers; started 1-4-3-3 v Spain
• Rizzo Pinna the single screening midfielder in both formations
• Fast defence-to-attack transitions with direct passing to strikers
• Elaborated attacks based on passing at back then pass to strikers
• After ball loss, pressure by striker; team-mates into defensive block
• Full-backs, wide midfielders responsible for attacks on wings
• Well-organised defence; collective pressing; good runs by strikers