Italy hosts Switzerland today in a struggle for the top spot
Italy hosts Switzerland today in a struggle for the top spot in the World Cup qualifiers
The Italian national team will host its Swiss counterpart at 10:15 pm today, Friday, during the match between the two teams at the San Siro stadium (Giuseppe Meazza).
As part of the ninth round of Group C in the group stage of the European qualifiers for the World Cup in Qatar.
Italy managed to beat Belgium 2-0 in the sixth round, to top the group table with 14 points, equal with the second opponent with the same balance.
In this battle, the Italian team seeks to win by any means, in light of the fierce struggle between them for the lead, so the Azzurri will try as hard as possible to win the bet by kidnapping the full points to break up the partnership with the opponent and continue to the top.
On the other hand, the Swiss team is preparing for this match with full force and concentration, as it hopes to win in order to take the lead and continue the competition to qualify for the World Cup and break up the partnership with the opponent.
It is noteworthy that the first leg match between Italy and Switzerland in the fifth round of the 2022 World Cup qualifiers ended in a goalless draw, which was held between them at St. Jacob’s Park in Basel on 9-5-2021.
It is worth noting that the two teams met in the European Nations Championship 2021, in which the Italian team was crowned, in the second round of the group stage, and the Azzurri won by 3-0.