Aug 27 (Reuters) – Coach Roberto Mancini has recalled all however the injured Leonardo Spinazzola from Italy’s triumphant Euro 2020 squad for his or her World Cup qualifiers.
Mancini has known as up 34 gamers for qualifiers in opposition to Bulgaria, Switzerland and Lithuania, with 25 of the 26 who had been current in Italy’s European Championship success final month concerned within the newest group.
Sassuolo striker Gianluca Scamacca will get his first senior call-up, whereas Roma’s Nicolo Zaniolo returns following a protracted damage layoff.
The Azzurri are unbeaten in 34 aggressive video games, only one match away from equalling the all-time file held by Spain and Brazil. They’ve up to now received all three of their qualifiers for the 2022 World Cup in Qatar.
Italy will play Bulgaria on Sept. 2 on the Stadio Artemio Franchi in Florence. They then go to Switzerland in Basel on Sept. 5, earlier than internet hosting Lithuania on Sept. 8 on the Mapei Stadium in Reggio-Emilia.
Reporting by Peter Corridor, enhancing by Pritha Sarkar
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