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Spain U21 vs Italy U21 Predictions & Tips - Superior Spain to beat a fragile Italy

  • Spain U21 vs Italy U21 predictions for Saturday’s UEFA U21 Euro match
  • The Group D clash is being played at 2pm GMT at Ljudski Vrt Stadium
  • Spain U21 have won 5 of their last 6 matches against Italy U21
  • I am backing Spain to win
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Spain U21 have won 5 of their last 6 matches against Italy U21 (Getty Images)
Mat Marshall 25 Mar 2021
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Spain U21 vs Italy U21 Predictions


Spain have a better team than Italy who showed some worrying signs in their opening match. I am backing Spain to win and take a commanding lead in Group B.

  • Spain U21 have won 14 of their last 15 matches (UEFA U21 European Championship).
  • Spain U21 have won to nil in their last 6 matches (UEFA U21 European Championship).
  • Spain U21 have won by 2+ goals in their last 5 matches (UEFA U21 European Championship).
  • Spain U21 have won 5 of their last 6 matches against Italy U21 (all competitions).
  • Spain U21 have won by 2+ goals in 4 of their last 6 matches against Italy U21 (all competitions).

Head to Head


Spain U21 have an 8-5 advantage against Italy U21 with 2 draws in 15 matches.

Spain U21 Form


Spain U21 cruised through qualifying, winning nine matches with one draw. They conceded just one goal in a 1-1 draw in Israel.

Luis de la Fuente’s side got off to a winning start against hosts Slovenia. Spain had 67% possession and 11-0 shots on target with Javi Puado, Gonzalo Villar and Juan Miranda scoring in the second half.

Spain U21 Squad & Team News


Goalkeepers: Álvaro Fernández, Josep Martínez, Álex Domínguez
Defenders: Pipa, Adrià Pedrosa, Hugo Guillamón, Jorge Cuenca, Alejandro Pozo, Juan Miranda, Óscar Mingueza
Midfielders: Martín Zubimendi, Fran Beltrán, Gonzalo Villar, Marc Cucurella, Jon Moncayola, Manu García, Riqui Puig
Forwards: Abel Ruiz, Brahim Díaz, Javi Puado, Dani Gómez, Ander Barrenetxea, Yeremi Pino

There is plenty of talent in Spain’s squad. Expect to see a similar starting side against Italy.

Italy U21 Form


Italy U21 won eight qualifying matches with one draw and a defeat, finishing top of Group 1. They lost 3-0 in Sweden and drew 0-0 in Ireland.

Paolo Nicolato’s side were left frustrated after a 1-1 draw against Czech Republic on Wednesday. Gianluca Scamacca put Italy ahead but they fell apart late with Sandro Tonali and Riccardo Marchizza sent off .

Italy U21 Squad & Team News


Goalkeepers: Marco Carnesecchi, Michele Cerofolini, Alessandro Plizzari
Defenders: Enrico Del Prato, Marco Sala, Riccardo Marchizza, Matteo Gabbia, Luca Ranieri, Raoul Bellanova, Gianluca Frabotta, Gabriele Zappa, Matteo Lovato, Lorenzo Pirola
Midfielders: Davide Frattesi, Sandro Tonali, Giulio Maggiore, Tommaso Pobega, Samuele Ricci, Nicolò Rovella
Forwards: Patrick Cutrone, Gianluca Scamacca, Giacomo Raspadori, Lorenzo Colombo

Defender Riccardo Marchizza and midfielder Sandro Tonali are both suspended.

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Verdict

Spain have a superior squad than Italy who could miss the suspended Sandro Tonali. I am backing Spain to win and take a stranglehold on Group B.

Best Bet: Spain U21 Win Full Time Result @-133.33 at Unibet - 5 Units
Value Bet: Spain U21 -1 Handicap @220.00 at bet365 Sport NJ - 1 Unit

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