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Italy vs Spain Predictions & Tips - Italy set to reach UEFA Nations League final

  • Italy vs Spain predictions for Wednesday’s UEFA Nations League semi-final
  • The match is being played at San Siro (7.45pm BST)
  • Italy have won 13 of their last 18 matches
  • Can the Euro 2020 champions win in Milan?
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Italy got past in the UEFA Euro 2020 semi-finals (Getty Images)
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Eddy Tora 04 Oct 2021
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Italy vs Spain Predictions


Italy are full of confidence and the value play against Spain in the UEFA Nations League semi-finals. I am backing the Azzurri to get it done in Milan.
  • Italy vs Spain Predictions
  • Head to Head
  • Italy Form
  • Italy Squad
  • Spain Form
  • Spain Squad
  • Italy vs Spain Live Stream FAQ

  • Italy have won 13 of their last 18 matches (all competitions).
  • Italy have won to nil in 12 of their last 18 matches (all competitions).
  • Spain have drawn 5 of their last 9 matches (all competitions).

Head to Head


Spain have a 13-12 advantage against Italy with 13 draws in 38 matches.

They last met in the Euro 2020 semi-finals, Spain winning the penalty shootout after the match ended in a 1-1 draw.

Italy Form


Italy are undefeated in their last 38 matches, winning 13 of their last 18 and playing with plenty of confidence.

The Azzurri won Euro 2020 after beating England in a penalty shootout at Wembley.

Roberto Mancini’s side returned to the World Cup qualifiers with a 1-1 draw against Bulgaria despite having 27-4 shots and 79% possession.

Italy were held to a 1-1 draw in Switzerland before a 5-0 win against Lithuania, Moise Kean bagging a brace with Giacomo Raspadori and Giovanni Di Lorenzo on target in Reggio Emilia.

Italy Squad


Goalkeepers: Salvatore Sirigu, Gianluigi Donnarumma, Alex Meret
Defenders: Giovanni Di Lorenzo, Giorgio Chiellini (captain), Davide Calabria, Emerson, Francesco Acerbi, Leonardo Bonucci, Alessandro Bastoni
Midfielders: Manuel Locatelli, Marco Verratti, Lorenzo Pellegrini, Jorginho, Sandro Tonali, Bryan Cristante, Nicolò Barella
Attackers: Giacomo Raspadori, Lorenzo Insigne, Domenico Berardi, Federico Chiesa, Moise Kean, Federico Bernardeschi

Alessandro Florenzi, Nicolò Zaniolo and Andrea Belotti miss out.

Ciro Immobile, Rafael Tolói and Matteo Pessina withdrew and were replaced by Moise Kean, Davide Calabria and Sandro Tonali.

Spain Form


Spain are undefeated in 16 of their last 17 matches. They lost in a penalty shootout against Italy in the Euro 2020 semi-finals.

La Roja suffered a shock 2-1 defeat in Sweden in the World Cup qualifiers. Carlos Soler opened the scoring but they couldn’t close it out after having 75% possession.

Luis Enrique’s side bounced back with a 4-0 win against Georgia and 2-0 win in Kosovo with Pablo Fornals and Ferran Torres on target.

Spain Squad


Goalkeepers: David de Gea, Robert Sánchez, Unai Simón
Defenders: Marcos Alonso, César Azpilicueta, Eric García, Aymeric Laporte, Iñigo Martínez, Pedro Porro, Sergio Reguilón, Pau Torres
Midfielders: Sergio Busquets (captain), Pablo Fornals, Pablo Gavira, Rodri Hernández, Marcos Llorente, Brais Méndez, Mikel Merino, Koke Resurrección (vice-captain)
Forwards: Mikel Oyarzabal, Yeremi Pino, Pablo Sarabia, Ferran Torres

Sergio Ramos, Jordi Alba, Thiago Alcântara, Fabián Ruiz, Daniel Olmo, Álvaro Morata and Gerard Moreno miss out.

Marcos Llorente, Brais Méndez and Pedri are also injured.

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Verdict

Italy’s attack are in form while Spain appear a little light up front. I am backing the hosts to win in Milan.

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