Italy and Spain have both made it through another knock out round at the European Championship. They now face off against each other in the semifinals of the Euro 2020 at Wembley on Tuesday.
Italy bring a ranking of number 7 in the FIFA world charts to the table, sitting fairly close to Spain who come here with a ranking of number 6.
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 fans are beginning to seriously comtemplate a title for Italy after their performances. Not least after an impressive win against Belgium.
Before the tournament Spain were huge favorites with the bookmakers to top their group. That mission failed and yet they are now within only one match of the final as they face Italy for the fourth European Championship in a row.
Question is how much is left in the tank after having to overcome to one but two matches in overtime and even one penalty shoot-out. It either takes its toll or leaves a degree of invincibility.
Italy vs Spain stats and analysis
Italy have been in eminent form in the goal scoring depardement. Italy banged in 32 goals in their previous 10 internationals creating an average of 3.2 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.
Spain joined the Euro 2020 with imposing stats in their previous 10 internationals. Spain pulled off 3.3 goals per game, scoring 33 times and conceded 8 which is an average of 0.8 per game. In 5 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 have gone on to secure a deserved place in the semifinals.
Stats and facts for Italy and Spain.
- Italy has won the last 15 matches in a row;
- Italy has won the last 9 matches in a row at home;
- Italy has won in the last 16 of 17 matches;
- Italy has won in the last 13 of 14 matches at home.
- Spain has won the last 3 matches in a row;
- Spain unbeaten the last 15 matches in a row;
- Spain has won the last 3 matches in a row when playing away;
- Spain unbeaten the last 8 matches in a row when playing away.
Lineup Italy vs Spain
Form Italy vs Spain
Italy looking formidable.
Italy look to have found a rich vein of form right now with yet another win against Belgium. In their previous 3 matches, Italy managed to win 1-0 against Wales and went on to a 2-1 win against Austria. Their latest match served up a 2-1 win against Belgium.
Spain looking for more.
Results have been on par, so to speak, for Spain in recent weeks. In their previous 3 matches, Spain claimed a 5-0 win against Slovakia and went on to a 5-3 win against Croatia in extra time. Their latest match served up a 1-1 draw against Switzerland before winning in extra time.
Italy v Spain Fixture History
The last time the two nations teamed up for an international, back on 2 September 2017, Spain came away with a 3-0 win.
Italy enter the match against Spain with a 2-3-5 record in their previous 10 encounters.
Full Time Betting
The bookmakers have the two sides more or less evenly matched in the betting market. Betting on Italy will pay out at 2.50, as bookies predict Italy are in with a 40% chance of beating Spain. If you wish to bet the draw, there are odds at 3.00 on offer, while an away win for Spain pays out at 2.90.
It is tempting to look at Lorenzo Insigne as a possible marksman for Italy, as he has provided the team with 3 goals in their previous 6 internationals.
Alvaro Morata arrives at the Euro 2020 very keen to continue the momentum he has build up in his last 6 internationals for Spain. He has been on target 2 times in the last 6 matches.