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England vs Italy: Match preview and betting suggestions

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Ace Football previews the UEFA Nations League round 3 match between England and Italy and offers team stats, betting tips and the latest odds.

Italy will go up against England this coming Saturday for a UEFA Nations League meeting. It will be the first time the two sides have played each other since last summer’s Euro 2020 final, which Italy won on penalties after the game finished 1-1.

Position in the UEFA Nations League standings: England vs Italy

According to the UEFA Nations League Group A3 table, the difference between these two opponents is currently three points. That means this round 3 match will be important for both teams and their position in the standings. I

Latest form and previous encounters between England and Italy

Three Lions lack consistency

England have seen it all in their last 3 matches, starting with a 3-0 win over the Ivory Coast. They then fell to a surprise 1-0 defeat to Hungary, before finishing all square against Germany last time out in a 1-1 draw.

Italians hope to build on recent win

Despite losing 0-3 defeat against Argentina in the first of their last 3 matches, Italy have seen a general upward trend. They bounced back to draw 1-1 with Germany and went one better in their most recent outing by beating Hungary 2-1.

Fixture history: England vs Italy

It finished all square when England last faced Italy. With both denying to back down, the scoreboard said 1-1 at the end of the Euro 2020 final. Italy went on to win the final on penalties.

 Highlights from the last game between England and Italy

Betting stats and facts for England and Italy

Here are some interesting betting-relevant facts based on statistics from the last couple of matches that England and Italy played out in the UEFA Nations League.

Players to focus on in England vs Italy

Ahead of their UEFA Nations League showdown, both England and Italy will be looking for their main strikers. Accordingly, we have listed some of the in-form players who are expected to be getting it on for each team this season.

Match predictions: England vs Italy

To summarise, the upcoming match between England and Italy appears to be a good chance to place some bets. Therefore, we have come up with the recommended betting suggestion for this game. However, we also present some lower and higher-risk alternatives.