Turkey vs Italy Prediction & Tips
Turkey and Italy meet at the Stadio Olimpico, in a meeting for the Euro Cup (Group Stage). There is no recent record of direct clashes between the two teams, who have not played any matches in the last 3 years. The last time they met, on 15‑11‑2006, in a match that ended with the final score: Italy (1‑1) Turkey.
The team had direct access to this group stage, so they will play their first match in this competition. In their last match, for the Friendlies, they won against Moldova by (2‑0). In the last 10 matches Turkey has a record of 5 wins, 4 draws and 1 loss. The team has conceded goals to its opponent in 7 of the last 10 matches, so their defense needs to improve, but their offense has scored consistently, as they have managed to score in 8 of the last 10 matches.
Turkey enters this game after having added a 2-0 victory against Moldova, in a preparatory game for the next official matches: the team’s goals were scored by Cengiz Ünder and Burak Yilmaz. In this first game at the European Championship, coach Senol Günes must act with a cautious strategy, looking only for the counter-attack in order to exploit the enemy’s back. The highlights of the Turkish team are Hakan Calhanoglu and Burak Yilmaz, the first being very important in offensive organization and set pieces, and the second very competent in finishing. All players are available for this game.
The team makes its debut in this edition of the competition, as it did not have to compete in any of the qualifiers prior to this group stage. The team comes to this match after a win against Czech Republic by (4‑0). In the last 10 matches played in all competitions, Italy has won 8 and drawn 2. Their defense has been in good form, and has only conceded goals in 1 of the last 10 matches, and their offense has scored consistently, as they have managed to score in 9 of the last 10 games. There is a tendency for goals in their matches, as 17 of their last 19 matches have ended with Over 1.5 goals. This is a team that doesn’t usually find it difficult to open the scoreboard: they scored the first goal in 13 of the last 15 games, of these 13 they reached halftime with an advantage in 11 and managed to maintain the advantage until the end of the 90’ in 12.
Italy enters this match motivated after a victory, by 4-0, against the Czech Republic, in a preparatory game for the next official matches: the team’s goals were signed by Lorenzo Insigne, Nicolò Barella, Domenico Berardi and Ciro Immobile. In this game against Turkey, coach Roberto Mancini must favor a ball possession style of play and the search for spaces in the corridors. Midfielder Nicolò Barella is the conductor of the Italy team, the player responsible for creating and organizing the offensive process. In front of the attack will be Ciro Immobile, a very strong player at the time of submission. There are no weightless absences for this game.
Turkey – Italy FREE TIPS
Italy – Win @ 1.55
Both teams to score / YES @ 1.80
Over 2.5 Goals @ 1.90