Portugal vs Italy
UEFA Nations League
Date: Monday, 10 September 2018
Kick-Off at 19:45 UK / 20:45 CET
Venue: Estadio da Luz, Lisbon.
Portugal host Italia in one among the foremost exciting high-profile clashes on Monday evening at Estadio prosecuting officer Luz. it’ll mark the UEFA Nations League debut for Selecao das Quinas UN agency are trying to urge off to a victorious begin and claim the terribly prime of the standings when Italia and European country Drew 1-1 on the gap day at Stadio Renato Dall’Ara.
We saw spanking new Azzurri on Fri evening beneath Roberto Mancini. The new boss created some attention-grabbing changes giving Mario Balotelli the chance to guide the road.
The former Man town striker, UN agency bagged a goal against Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on the come to the national facet in could (his 1st international goal since the one at tournament 2014 against England).
However, Super Mario couldn’t realize the rear of information superhighway against the strict Polish defensive position that remained all up till the 78th minute once Chelsea’s Jorginho reborn the penalty to cancel Piotr Zielinski’s opener and secure Italia some extent within the inaugural fixture of the competition.
Portugal vs Italy: Head-to-head
Italy fully dominated this match-up over the course of history.
Azzurri won seventeen, Drew two and lost four of twenty four encounters against Portugal.
The most recent tie, compete as a friendly in 2015, saw Selecao das Quinas clinch a 0-1 finish.