Poland vs Italy: Preview, Form Guide, Possible Lineups and Prediction

After a series of international friendly matches, teams will now face each other in the Round 3 of the UEFA Nations League. This clash between Italy and Poland promises to be mouth-watering one.

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Poland vs Italy

Poland will face Italy in their next UEFA Nations league match which will mark the return of Robert Lewandowski. Lewandowski’s return will be a huge boost to the Poland side going into the game against Italy.

These two sides will meet at Stadion Energa Gdansk in what is considered to be an important game for both the sides going forward. These two sides will hope to win this clash as this will help them in their qualification race which also involves the dominant Dutch side.

Match preview

Italy are currently at the top of group with four points from their first two matches. Meanwhile, Poland are third in the group just below Netherlands. Poland managed to secure only three points from their first two matches after losing the UEFA Nations League opener against Netherlands. But they bounced back stronger by claiming a 2 – 1 away win against Bosnia-Herzegovina.

Poland will enter Stadion Energa in a positive mood after defeating Finland 5 -1 in a friendly few days back. The return of the UEFA player of the year Robert Lewandowski will also be an additional confident booster to the Eagles. Robert Lewandowski missed the first two matches of Poland as he was a part of the UCL Finals.

Form Guide of France and Portugal

Poland last 6 games: WWWLWW

Italy last 6 games: WWWDWW

Team News

Poland possible playing XI:

Fabianski, Kedziora, Glik, Bednarek, Bereszynski, Goralski, Krychowiak, Jozwiak, Szymanski, Grosicki and Lewandowski

Italy possible playing XI:

Donnarumma, D’Ambrosio, Bonucci, Chiellini, Spinazzola, Barella, Jorginho, Locatelli, El Shaarawy, Immobile and Chiesa

Prediction

The return of Robert Lewandowski will be a huge boost to the Poland side. However this won’t affect Italy a lot who are in a great form. This will for sure be a tight encounter between two strong sides. We believe that Italy will pick up a 2 – 1 victory over Poland.

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