The group stages are done and dusted and we now we enter the 1/8 finals of the Euro 2020. Italy and Austria go toe-to-toe at Wembley in London on Saturday in the European Championship.
Italy head to the Euro 2020 as 7th in the FIFA world ranking. Meanwhile, there is a pretty big gap to their opponent as Austria go into the competition ranked number 23.
Italy came into the tournament highly favored to top their group and they have not let anyone down so far with convincing performances.
Italy had few problems taking a highly anticipated 1st place in the group stages and they are expected to go deep at the Euro 2020. Fans are beginning to seriously comtemplate a title for Italy after their inital performances.
Austria had to settle for 2nd place in the group despite winning two matches. They are nevertheless glad to have reached the knock out stages and takes a bunch of optimism with them.
Italy vs Austria stats and analysis
Italy have been in eminent form in the goal scoring depardement. Italy banged in 33 goals in their previous 10 internationals creating an average of 3.3 goals per game. They held on for a clean sheet in 6 of these matches, conceding 4 goals which is an average of 0.4 per game.
Austria join the Euro 2020 with imposing stats in their previous 10 internationals. Austria pulled off 2 goals per game, scoring 20 times and conceded 7 which is an average of 0.7 per game. In 4 of the matches they also accomplished a clean sheet.
Italy have been untouchable at the Euro 2020 brushing all resistance aside on their way to 3 wins in the group stages. Having been utterly dominant in the group stages, Italy are big favorites to make it to the quarterfinals.
Austria managed to claim a very respectable two wins to finish second during the group stages to reach the Round of 16. With heads held high they could be a dangerous opponent for anyone now.
Stats and facts for Italy and Austria.
- Italy has won the last 13 matches in a row;
- Italy has won the last 8 matches in a row at home;
- Italy has won in the last 14 of 15 matches;
- Italy has won in the last 12 of 13 matches at home.
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Austria's last 4 of 6 matches;
- Total goals was UNDER 3.5 in Austria's last 5 when playing away matches in the row;
- Austria scored in the last 5 of 7 matches;
- Austria conceded in the last 5 of 7 matches.
Lineup Italy vs Austria
Form Italy vs Austria
Italy to continue fine goalscoring form.
Italy keep brushing aside all resistance claiming yet another win to their collection last time out. In their previous 3 matches, Italy demolished Turkey in a 3-0 win and went on to a 3-0 win against Switzerland. Their latest match served up a 1-0 win against Wales.
Austria looking for more.
Results have been pretty much up to scratch in recent matches for Austria who have performed more or less according to expectations. In their 3 latest outings, Austria earned a 3-1 win over Macedonia and went on to a 2-0 defeat against Netherlands. Their latest game produced a 1-0 win against Ukraine.
Italy v Austria Fixture History
The pair of them last met in a contest on 20 August 2008 when both were able to withdrew with a point in a 2-2 draw. Italy enter the match against Austria with a 0-1-0 record in their previous encounters.
Full Time Betting
According to bookmakers Italy have a 68% chance of beating Austria. That equals odds of 1.47 on Italy to win, while the draw sits at 4.20. Placing a bet on the away win for Austria returns you odds 8.00.
Italy will hoping Ciro Immobile can find the back of the net once again. He is on 4 goals in their last 6 internationals and Italy need him to shine. Marko Arnautovic is among the players on 1 goal in the last 6 internationals for Austria and he will be hoping to expand on that tally here.