Expected finish by 1 – 1 draw between Italy and Spain. Before the UEFA Euro 2016, this kind of friendly international is the great opportunity to understand own and opponents lacking and come in form. Half time of the match finished with goal zero draw. Napoli attacking midfielder Lorenzo Insigne scored the first goal of the game on 68 minute but Athletic Bilbao forward Aritz Aduriz made score level within next 2 minute on 70.
Italy Vs Spain friendly match highlights video –
Big event of Europe is coming UEFA Euro 2016 and just before the tournament, FIFA arranging couple of International Friendly matches among for European teams. To warm up national team performance, this kind of games would be a great practice session for the every nations. Spain Vs Italy match is definitely a highest level entertaining match for the it’s fans. As this two teams are the favourite of upcoming Euro cup, it’s a great opportunity to understand the real skill of this two teams
Match between: Italy Vs Spain
Match type: Friendly
Date: 24 March 2016
Time: 8:45pm (GMT), 7:45pm (BST), 21:15am (IST), 9:45pm (PST), 5:45pm (BRT)
Stadium: Dacia Arena
Address: Piazzale Repubblica
Seating capacity: 25,144
Full name: Italy national football team
Nickname: The Blues
Head coach: Antonio Conte
Goalkeeper: Gianluigi Buffon (Juventus), Mattia Perin (Genoa), Salvatore Sirigu (Paris Saint-Germain)
Defender: Andrea Barzagli (Juventus), Andrea Ranocchia (Sampdoria), Leonardo Bonucci (Juventus), Luca Antonelli (Milan), Matteo Darmian (Manchester United), Lorenzo De Silvestri (Sampdoria), Davide Astori (Fiorentina), Francesco Acerbi (Sassuolo)
Midfielder: Riccardo Montolivo (Milan), Thiago Motta (Paris Saint-Germain), Antonio Candreva (Lazio), Emanuele Giaccherini (Bologna), Marco Verratti (Roma), Marco Parolo (Lazio), Roberto Soriano (Sampdoria), Jorginho (Napoli), Giacomo Bonaventura (Milan).
Forward: Stephan El Shaarawy (Roma), Graziano Pelle (Internazionale), Ciro Immobile (Torino), Simone Zaza (Juventus), Eder (Internazionale), Federico Bernardeschi (Fiorentina), Lorenzo Insigne (Napoli)
Possible Best XI: Graziano Pelle, Federico Bernardeschi, Riccardo Montolivo, Thiago Motta, Andrea Barzagli, Andrea Ranocchia, Luca Antonelli, Leonardo Bonucci, Gianluigi Buffon, Jorginho, Giacomo Bonaventura.
Full name: Spain national football
Nickname: The Red One
Head coach: Vicente del Bosque
Goalkeeper: Iker Casillas (Porto), David de Gea (Manchester United), Sergio Rico (Sevilla).
Defender: Gerard Pique (Barcelona), Nacho (Real Madrid), Cesar Azpilicueta (Chelsea), Mikel San Jose (Mikel San Jose), Marc Bartra (Barcelona), Oscar de Marcos (Athletic Bilbao), Jordi Alba (Barcelona), Mario Gaspar (Villarreal).
Midfielder: Sergio Busquets (Barcelona), Andres Iniesta (Barcelona), Koke (Atletico Madrid), Cesc Fabregas (Chelsea), Juan Mata (Manchester United), Thiago Alcantara (Bayern Munich), Santi Cazorla (Arsenal).
Forward: Alvaro Morata (Juventus), Paco Alcacer (Valencia), Pedro (Chelsea), Diego Costa (Chelsea), Nolito (Celta).
Possible Best XI: Gianluigi Buffon, Leonardo Bonucci, Andrea Barzagli, Matteo Darmian, Giorgio Chiellini, Alessandro Florenzi, Stephan El Shaarawy, Claudio Marchisio, Eder Martins Citadin, Roberto Soriano, Graziano Pelle.
Head to Head:
Match played: 29
Italy won: 8
Spain won: 11
Match draw: 10
Last 5 Matches of Italy vs Spain:
10 August 2011 ITA 2-1 SPN (L)
01 July 2012 SPN 4-0 ITA (W)
10 June 2012 SPN 1-1 ITA (D)
05 March 2014 SPN 1-0 ITA (W)
27 June 2013 SPN 0-0 ITA (W)
Last 5 Matches of Italy:
17 November 2015 ITA 2-2 Romania (D)
13 November 2015 Belgium 3-1 ITA (L)
13 October 2015 ITA 2-1 Norway (W)
10 October 2015 Azerbaijan 1-3 ITA (W)
06 September 2015 ITA 1-0 Bulgaria (W)
Last 5 Matches of Spain:
13 November 2015 Spain 2-0 England (W)
12 October 2015 Ukraine 0-1 Spain (W)
09 October 2015 Spain 4-0 Luxembourg (W)
08 September 2015 FYR Macedonia 0-1 Spain (W)
05 September 2015 Spain 2-0 Slovakia (W)
Prediction: It will be a tight match but possible winner would be Italy and possible score will be Italy 2 – 1 Spain