On September 5, in the Swiss city of Basel, the two leaders of the qualifying group C will play. At 21:45 Moscow time, the game Switzerland – Italy will start . The match will take place at the St. Jakob Park stadium. Both teams successfully performed at the European Championship and played a face-to-face match, now they will try to get a ticket to the World Cup.
For the Swiss national team, this is the first match after a successful performance at the European Football Championship. At Euro 2020, Switzerland reached the quarterfinals, where they lost to the Spanish national team in a penalty shootout. It was the Swiss national team that stopped the world champions in the 1/8 finals. France was considered the main favorite of the tournament.
As part of the selection for the 2022 World Cup, Switzerland played two matches and won two victories. Bulgaria 3: 1 and Lithuania 1: 0 were beaten. The Swiss national team has six points and second place in the group. In terms of points lost, the team is on the first line. Italy holds the lead with 10 points. In case of victory, Switzerland will reduce the gap to a minimum and the Alpine team will have two matches in reserve. You can bet on the victory of the Swiss national team with a coefficient of 4.20 on the line of BC “Marathon”.
Murat Yakin cannot count on all the strongest. Granit Jaka will not play due to the coronavirus. Due to health problems, Jerdan Shaqiri, Brel Embolo and Mario Gavranovich are absent. Remo Freuler is disqualified.
The Italian national team started at the triumphant European Championship with a 3: 0 victory over Switzerland. After that, the Italians never lost and became European champions. Taking into account the confident play at Euro 2020 and as part of the selection for the World Cup-22, Italy is among the main contenders for victory in Qatar.
As part of the selection for the 2022 World Cup, Roberto Mancini’s charges played four matches and lost points only in the last game with Bulgaria, which ended 1: 1. Prior to that, the Italians beat Lithuania 2: 0, Bulgaria 2: 0 and Northern Italy 2: 0. The unbeaten streak is already 35 matches. The last time the Italians lost was in September 2018 to the Portuguese national team. The Marathon bookmaker offers odds of 2.02 for Italy to win and 3.68 for a draw in the match.
The European champions have staffing problems. Due to health problems, defender Leonardo Spinazzola and forward Andrea Belotti will not play.
Prediction for the match Switzerland – Italy 5 September 2021
In the 21st century, teams played in five matches: four friendly and one official. The only official match fell on the opening game of Euro 2020, where the Italians took the upper hand 3: 0. In total, Italy has two wins and three draws. Both victorious matches ended in TB2.5, and three draws ended in TM2.5.
Forecast: the victory of Italy with the odds of 2.10 on the line of the promo code for 1xbet. Italy has a streak of five away wins in a row. The Italians have also won 12 of their 13 away matches. Switzerland lost two leaders, Jaku and Shaqiri. In the application of the Italian national team, all the strongest.