ITA vs POR: The football teams Italy and Portugal face off each other today in the UEFA Nations League. The game will kick start at 7:45 pm (GMT) on 17th November 2018. The venue of the match is at Giuseppe Meazza, Milan, Italy. These two teams belong to League A, Group 3.
Portugal has won two from two so far in the UEFA Nations League and can guarantee a top spot if they win away to Italy. This is the third match for Portugal and fourth match for Italy. In the last five games, Italy has won one game, lost one game and drawn one game whereas Portugal has won three games, lost one game and drawn one game. Hence in today’s match ITA vs POR, it is predicted that Portugal will win against Italy.
ITA vs POR Team News
Federico Bernardeschi has withdrawn from the squad through injury for Italy team. Giorgio Chiellini will win his 100th cap, starting as captain, but the squad also features several less-experienced players, including Brescia’s 18-year-old Sandro Tonali. The key players for Italy are Lorenzo Insigne, Leonardo Bonucci and Giorgio Chiellini to be watched today.
Cristiano Ronaldo is again not included having not played for Portugal since the World Cup. Pepe is suspended for the game against Italy today. Bernardo Silva, Andre Silva and Ruben Dias are the key players of Portugal to be watched out.
ITA vs POR Playing XI (Predicted)
Italy Playing XI: Gianluigi Donnarumma, Mattia de Sciglio, Giorgio Chiellini, Leonardo Bonucci, Cristiano Biraghi, Lorenzo Pellgrini, Jorginho, Marco Verratti, Federico Chiesa, Ciro Immobile, Lorenzo Insigne
Portugal Playing XI: Rui Patricio,Joao Cancelo, Ruben Dias, Jose Fonte, Mario Rui, William Carvalho, Ruben Neves, Pizzi, Bernardo Silva, Andre Silva, Bruma