The most attractive of the week: Italy vs Spain
Despite of its friendly nature, the clash is going to attract much attention, as the clubs are finalists of the former Europe League and favorites of the current Champions League. They entered into different groups of the Champions League. But they are quite likely to meet again in 1/8 of the tournament. It can happen in 2 situations: if the Spain qualifies from the 1st place of the Group and the Italy takes the 3rd position in the Group or the former qualifies from the 2nd place and the latter from the 1st, leaving behind Belgium, Ireland and Sweden. All in all, both teams are most likely to qualify from the 1st places, and meet in the Finals.
Basic tips and picks
The Spain and Italy took the 1st places in the play-off groups. The Red Fury won 9 out of 10 games, and the Italy didn’t lose any match. Vicente Del Bosque’s squad have more chances for the victory despite several defeats in their friendly matches.
The Italy lost 4 friendly matches in a row, missing 7 goals and 1.75 goals in average. Squadra Azzurra managed to win 1 out their 10 matches and the very victory was gained against the Spain. Taking into account the amount of defeats, the Blues are not likely to win, but draw seems quite evident.