Last match of the year for the Under 21 against the Germans: Colombo leads the attack, Vignato in tow. Germany with Samardzic and Thiaw.
OFFICIAL LINE-UPS ITALY-GERMANY UNDER 21
ITALY (3-4-2-1): Carnesecchi; Pirola, Citizens, Ruggeri; Bellanova, Rovella, Sa. Esposito, Quagliata; Cambiaghi, Vignato; Columbus.
GERMANY (4-3-3): Atubolu; Fischer, Bisseck, Thiaw, Katterbach; Huseinbasic, Keitel, Krauss; Schade, Thielmann, Samardzic.
L’Italy Under 21 closes its 2022 by challenging the same age of Germany in a friendly test at ‘Del Conero’ in Ancona.
Coach Paolo Nicolato – who will lead the Azzurrini to the European Championships next June – wants to take advantage of the last match of the year to consolidate the certainties gained along the qualifying process.
Italy that should take the field on the notes of 3-4-2-1 with Colombo as an offensive reference, supported by Cambiaghi and Vignato. In midfield Salvatore Esposito will act alongside Rovella, while the wings will be the garrison of Bellanova and Quagliata. Instead, Carnesecchi will be between the posts, shielded by the three-man defense made up of Pirola, Cittadini and Ruggeri.
On the opposite side, Antonio Di Salvo opts for Thielmann, Schadee and Samardzic, jewel of Udinese.
Chosen by Goal