Ace Football team previews the European Championship clash between Italy and Ukraine and offers the latest team news, stats, and free betting tips with the best odds.
At San Siro, Italy and Ukraine are going head-to-head in an electrifying game on Tuesday. This is the sixth round of qualifying for the European Championship. The most recent outing between Italy and Ukraine failed to produce a winner, with the score reading 1-1 after the final whistle.
Form: Italy vs Ukraine
Italy collected four points from their previous three matches, as they were defeated 2-1 against Spain. They retaliated in a 2-3 win against Netherlands, before drawing 1-1 with North Macedonia. Italy only pulled off two wins from a possible six in recent internationals. Of the remaining four matches, they drew one and lost three, as they scored eight and conceded nine goals.
In their three most recent outings, Ukraine won 2-3 and 1-0 against North Macedonia and Malta, before drawing 1-1 against England. Ukraine managed two wins to three draws and one defeat in their last six internationals. The scoreline from these matches says eight goals conceded and eight scored.
Betting stats and facts for Italy and Ukraine
Here are some stats and facts that might be useful for betting on the upcoming match between Italy and Ukraine. The facts are based on the data from the last couple of matches that these teams played across all competitions.
- Italy have scored in 28 of the last 30 home matches
- In the last 9 Italy home matches the sum of goals was under 3.5
- Italy have conceded in 12 of the last 14 home matches
- Italy have scored in 11 of the last 13 matches
- In the last 3 matches in a row Italy played, both teams scored
- Ukraine have not lost 9 of the last 11 matches
- In 3 of the last 4 Ukraine away matches the sum of goals was over 4.5
- In 4 of the last 5 Ukraine away matches the sum of goals was over 2.5
- In 3 of the last 4 matches Ukraine played, both teams scored
- In 3 of the last 4 Ukraine away matches the sum of goals was over 3.5
Players on top: Italy vs Ukraine
Mateo Retegui is the most prolific European Championship marksman for the home team, scoring twice recently. Ukraine look to Viktor Tsigankov, hoping he can add to his current total of two European Championship goals in his latest games.
Betting markets: Italy vs Ukraine
In their last 10 matches at San Siro across all tournaments Italy won four times, drew two and lost four times. Ukraine claimed six wins, one draw and three defeats in their last 10 games away.
Both teams to score
Italy scored the first goal of the match in five games from a possible ten. Ukraine got the opening goal in five out of their last ten away games. Ukraine managed three wins without conceding a goal in their previous 10 matches.
Italy witnessed over 2.5 goals in five of their previous ten matches across all tournaments in which they averaged 1.6 goals a game. Over 2.5 goals came up in five of Ukraine’s previous ten matches across all tournaments. They managed to score an average of 1.7 goals in these matches.
Betting prediction: Italy vs Ukraine
The match between Italy and Ukraine should be an interesting one to watch and play some bets on, too. Therefore, we have come up with a free betting tip for this European Championship game.