The Football Association did not take it well

The Football Association did not take it well

With the Nations League closing in on the final third place, Italy must now immediately turn the page and focus all its forces on the crucial World Cup qualification match that the Azzurri will play on November 12 against Switzerland. A match that Mancini’s men cannot fail: the Olympic headquarters in Rome confirmed.

L ‘Italy leaves behind The League of Nations With the third place achieved thanks to the success in the “final” against Belgium: a success that allows you to deny a physiological misstep – in the presence of a very strong opponent and after a record run of 37 matches without defeat – the semi-finals were lost to Spain. Now the Mancini men must focus on all their technical and mental resources Main match against Switzerland That’s in exactly a month, On November 12, will see them host Shaqiri and his buddies to take home the qualification for the next World Cup in Qatar.

A match in which a draw could be enough for the Blues, given the fact that they currently have a 3-point advantage over the Swiss and even if Yakin’s side win their next match with Lithuania, along with Italy at the top of the group. arrangement. The goal difference should still be in our favour (now +11 vs +5). After the live match, the two teams will play a final: Italy away against Northern Ireland, and Switzerland at home with Bulgaria. As you can see, there are still many variables, and therefore it would be better not to think about the field similarly, but rather He mathematically closed the practice by beating the Swiss, who turned out to be tougher opponents than thought at the time of the lottery for the group.

will be the blues The advantage of the house worker, which we hope will be decisive, since they would be playing in the house: the doubt – which was revealed in the last hours – was about what this house would be like. In fact, the match was scheduled at the stadium Olympic in Rome, but the conditions of the stadium may not be in optimal conditions on the evening of November 12, given the round of force that the stadium will be subject to in the days leading up to the match: on November 4 the Roma-Bodo Glimt will take place. , in 6 Italy and New Zealand by Ruby, Lazio Salernitana VII. In short, Mancini’s team risks not being able to confirm its superior technical rate in a poorly reduced park: hence the hypothesis of changing the venue for the match was born. Instead, the match was officially confirmed at Olimpico in RomeAs reported by Ansa da Sport e Salute – or the company that runs the facility – after an inspection with Football Association officials.

In the past few hours – when people were still contemplating a possible change of venue – alternative hypotheses for the Olympics were examined at Federcalcio, in coordination with Roberto Mancini. According to Corriere della Sera, Milan’s Meazza stadium was neglected after Donnarumma whistles: On November 12, in fact, hissing won’t have to fly, but only clap to push the Azzurri to take the last step towards the World Cup and take off the Monkey who failed 4 years ago, when he was at San Siro and then the team that Ventura was coaching failed to beat over Sweden, bringing an entire country to despair. Except for Meazza, the most popular alternatives were Bergamo NS Turin, the last location of the last match they won against Belgium. Finally, there was also the rosary of the potential stadiums that could have hosted the match against the Swiss Naples and Bologna. None of this will happen on November 12: the Italy-Switzerland match will take place in Rome, with the entire population swinging behind the blues played by Mancini.

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