World Cup Qualifier | Italy vs Sweden: Team News & Probable Lineups

Stadio Olympico

It is now or never for 4-time World Champions Italy as they welcome Sweden in the 2nd leg World Cup qualifier at a packed San Siro stadium tonight. The first leg in Sweden ended in a 1-0 loss for the Italians thanks to a deflected strike by Jakob Johansson on Friday.


Italy Team News

Playmaker Marco Verratti is suspended for the clash tonight. Napoli midfielder Jorginho may make his Italian debut in his place. Manolo Gabbiadini is expected to replace Andrea Belotti up top.

Probable XI: Buffon, Chiellini, Barzagli, Bonucci, Candreva, Darmian, Parolo, Jorginho, Florenzi, Gabbiadini, Immobile.



Sweden Team News

Sweden have no major injury concerns ahead of tonight’s clash.

Probable XI: Olsen, Granqvist, Augustinsson, Lindelof, Lustig, Johansson, Larsson, Claesson, Forsberg, Berg, Toivonen.

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