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Ukraine vs Italy
We all know the issues that Ukraine has been facing in this qualification, they don't have any home games and play all their home games in Neutral Stadium and today isn't different. However, even with all this issues the team is still very alive for the Euro 2024 qualification since they have the same points than Italy but because they lost 1:2 against Italy in the 1st game they are in 3rd place and only a win here will give the the qualification for the Euro 2024. Ukraine has 4 wins, 1 draw and 2 losses with 11-8 in goal and are coming of a 3:1 road win over Malta, they started poorly in that game but in the end they had no problems to win it, maybe they were a bit relaxed and more focused on this epic game today where everything decides what is normal.
Italy after some awful qualifications in the past made some changes and with the new Coach Italy looks way better, however, they are dealing with players who have gambling problems what can hurt this team in the future and now they can't count with some key players but still, Italy is a strong team with great players and who is playing solid football under the new coaching staff. In their last game they beat North Macedonia by 5:2 in a game they started amazing in the 1st half and than relaxed and the game become a bit closer but in the end they won easily and are now primed to make the Euro 2024, for that they just need a draw here.
For Italy a draw is enough but it's tough for me to see them playing for a draw under this Coaching staff who plays attacking football and also Ukraine will need the win here so they will need to attack here to score goals and that's something that Italy likes to face, recover the ball and using their speed in the attack to hurt teams in the counter-attack and I remember really well that 1st game between this two teams where Italy won by 2:1 but it could have been easily been a 4:1 or 5:1 if Italy would have been effective in front of the goal, overall, I expect a similiar game where Italy is the better team and in the end beat Ukraine here and advance to the EURO 2024 tournament.