The Italian soccer team impressed everyone with their performance at the Euro 2020. The team led by Roberto Mancini played with offensive power while maintaining their traditional defensive solidity. They recorded wins and goals against Turkey, Switzerland and Wales in the group stage as they scored 7 goals in those games. Striker Ciro Immobile has scored two goals in the tournament and is an offensive threat that Austria will be wary of.
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On the other hand, Austria beat Ukraine in the final group match to qualify for the round of 16. However, they will have to play against one of the favorites at Wembley on Saturday and hope that their talisman David Alaba can inspire a shock victory over the Azzurri.
Here is the roster for both teams:
Goalkeepers: Gianluigi Donnarumma (Milan), Alex Meret (Naples), Salvatore Sirigu (Turin)
Defenders: Francesco Acerbi (Lazio), Alessandro Bastoni (Inter), Leonardo Bonucci (Juventus), Giorgio Chiellini (Juventus), Giovanni Di Lorenzo (Naples), Emerson Palmieri (Chelsea), Alessandro Florenzi (Paris Saint-Germain), Leonardo Spinazzola (Rome), Rafael Toloi (Atalanta)
Midfielders: Nicolo Barella (Inter), Bryan Cristante (Rome), Jorginho (Chelsea), Manuel Locatelli (Sassuolo), Matteo Pessina (Atalanta), Marco Verratti (Paris Saint-Germain), Gaetano Castrovilli (Fiorentina)
Forwards: Andrea Belotti (Turin), Domenico Berardi (Sassuolo), Federico Bernardeschi (Juventus), Federico Chiesa (Juventus), Ciro Immobile (Lazio), Lorenzo Insigne (Naples), Giacomo Raspadori (Sassuolo).
Goalkeepers: Daniel Bachmann (Watford), Pavao Pervan (Wolfsburg), Alexander Schlager (LASK)
Defenders: David Alaba (Bavaria), Aleksandar Dragovic (Leverkusen), Marco Friedl (Werder Bremen) Martin Hinteregger (Frankfurt), Stefan Lainer (Monchengladbach), Philipp Lienhart (Freiburg), Stefan Posch (Hoffenheim), Christopher Trimmel (Union Berlin) , Andreas Ulmer (Salzburg)
Midfielders: Julian Baumgartlinger (Leverkusen), Christoph Baumgartner (Hoffenheim), Florian Grillitsch (Hoffenheim), Stefan Ilsanker (Frankfurt), Konrad Laimer (Leipzig), Valentino Lazaro (Internazionale), Marcel Sabitzer (Leipzig), Louis Schaub (Lucerne), Xaver Schlager (Wolfsburg), Alessandro Schopf (Schalke)
Forwards: Marko Arnautovic (Shanghai Port), Michael Gregoritsch (Augsburg), Sasa Kalajdzic (Stuttgart), Karim Onisiwo (Mainz)