Team analysis

Italy

Italy

Italy squad
No.PlayerBornPos.ENGFRANEDGSClub
1Alessia Piazza23/03/1998Goalkeeper9090 FF Lugano 1976 (SUI)
2Vanessa Panzeri22/06/2000Defender16+ 17+ FCF Como 2000 ASD (ITA)
3Beatrice Merlo23/02/1999Defender9090 Inter Milano (ITA)
4Federica Cavicchia08/11/1998Midfield80*90 FC Zürich Frauen (SUI)
5Alice Tortelli22/01/1998Defender909090 Fiorentina Women's FC (ITA)
6Sara Mella14/04/1998Defender74*9090 Vittorio Veneto CF (ITA)
7Arianna Caruso06/11/1999Midfield89*26+90 Res Roma (ITA)
8Giada Greggi18/02/2000Midfield9045*3+ Res Roma (ITA)
9Gloria Marinelli12/03/1998Forward61*10+63* AFD Grifo Perugia (ITA)
10Marta Mascarello15/10/1998Midfield1+45+ ASD Cuneo CF (ITA)
11Sofia Cantore30/09/1999Forward 64* ASD Fiammamonza 1970 (ITA)
12Alessia Capelletti13/10/1998Goalkeeper 90 ASD Mozzanica (ITA)
13Sofia Del Stabile23/07/1998Forward90 90 UPC Tavagnacco (ITA)
14Erika Santoro03/09/1999Defender 90 USD San Zaccaria (ITA)
15Annamaria Serturini13/05/1998Midfield29+9027+3 Pink Bari (ITA)
16Alice Regazzoli15/03/1999Midfield909087*1 Inter Milano (ITA)
17Martina Lenzini23/07/1998Midfield909073* Brescia Femminile (ITA)
18Benedetta Glionna26/07/1999Forward909090 ASD Fiammamonza 1970 (ITA)
Pos. = Position; GS = Goals scored; * = Started; + = Substitute
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Italy coach: Enrico Sbardella

Coach: Enrico Sbardella

18/01/75

Italy team analysis

Italy team analysisItaly team analysis

  • 1-4-3-3 with twin screening midfielders, two wingers
  • Frequent use of long forward passing against high-pressing opponents
  • Direct supply to striker 13 Del Stabile or to winger 15 Serturini
  • When allowed to build, moves initiated by centre-backs to midfielders
  • Attacks supported by one screening midfielder; 4 Cavicchia in holding role
  • High or midfield pressure on ball-carrier, leaving space between lines
  • Spells of dangerous high-intensity attacking; not sustained over 90 minutes