Euro Cup: Italy vs Turkey Football Predictions and Betting Tips
In the opening match of Euro 2020, Turkey will be up against Italy on 12th June. This will be the second time when Turkey will participate in a second consecutive European championship. However, their start to the campaign will not be easy as they face Italy in their very first match.
Italy is of course hot favourites to finish at the top of their group table. After failing to qualify for the World Cup 2018 this could be an opportunity for them to show the world that they can still be counted among the best footballing nations. Italy qualified for this tournament with a 100% record across 10 games, scoring 37 goals and conceding just four times as they breezed past the likes of Finland, Greece and Bosnia and Herzegovina.
Italy is predicted to win the first game of Euro 2020 as per Italy vs Turkey Football Predictions and Betting platforms. The latest Italy vs Turkey Football Predictions and Betting will be updated before the game.
Italy vs Turkey Football Predictions and Betting: Predicted XI
Turkey – Ugurcan Cakir, Caglar Soyuncu, Umut Meras, Merih Demiral, Ozan Kabak, Hakan Calhonaglu, Okay Yokuslu, Taylan Antalyali, Burak Yilmaz, Halil Akbunar, Halil Dervisoglu.
Italy – Gianluigi Donnarumma, Bonucci, Cheillini, Florenzi, Biraghi, Barella, Verratti, Pallegrini, Immobile, Insigne, Politano.
Italy vs Turkey Football Predictions and Betting: Offensive and Defensive Stats
Turkey will have Burak Yilmaz to start the attack. He plays for Lille in Ligue 1. This season he had scored 16 goals in 28 matches. Pass accuracy of 78%, shots on target accuracy rate of 60% and 33 chances created. His ratings were 7.31.
He will be supported by Halil Akbunar. He plays for Goztepe in the Turkey Super League. He had scored 9 goals in 40 matches. His pass accuracy is 75%, shots on target accuracy is 55% and had created 57 chances. His ratings were 6.98.
Immobile will be leading Italian attack. He plays for Lazio in Seria A. He had scored 20 goals in 35 matches with a pass accuracy rate of 74%, shots on target accuracy rate of 53% and overall 59 chances created. His ratings were 7.40.
Alongside Immobile, Italy attack will also have Insigne. He plays for Napoli in the Seria A. He had scored 19 goals in 33 matches with a pass accuracy of 84%, shots on target accuracy of 46% and 70 chances created overall. His ratings were 7.76
Turkeys Midfield has Hakan Calhonaglu. He plays for AC Milan in the seria A. In this past season he had 107 chances created, 98 key passes and 61% of dribble accuracy. His ratings were 7.50.
Taylan Antalyali plays for Galatasaray in the Turkey super Lig. This past season he had created 31 chances and had 29 key passes, he also had 88% of dribble success rate. His ratings were 7.14
Italian Midfield will be leaded by Pallegrini though he is inured but is expected to return before Euro Cup. He plays for Roma in Serai A. This past season he had 71 chances created while he had 65 key passes, and also 61% dribble accuracy rate. His ratings were 7.35.
Verratti is injured but is also expected to return before the Euro Cup. He plays for PSG in the Ligue 1. He had created 26 chances in 21 matches, 24 key passes, and also 80% of dribble success rate. His ratings were 7.31.
Turkish defense will have Caglar Soyuncu. He plays for Leicester City in the Premier league. In the past season he had 28 interceptions, 80 clearances and 42 headed clearances. His ratings were 6.82.
Merih Demiral plays for juventus in the Seria A. The past season he had 21 interceptions, 39 clearances and 24 headed clearances in 15 matches he played. His ratings were 6.99.
Italian defense have the experienced Bonucci. He plays for Juventus in the Seria A. In the past season he had 33 interceptions, 66 clearances and 30 headed clearances in the 26 matches he played. His ratings were 6.91.
Chiellini also plays for Juventus in the Seria A. Last season he only played for 17 matches. He had 27 interceptions, 56 clearances, 34 headed clearances. His Ratings were 6.88.
Italy vs Turkey Football Predictions and Betting: Head-to-head
Matches played 11 , Turkey won – 00, Italy won – 08, Draw – 03
Euro Cup Matches played 1, Turkey won – 00, Italy won – 00, Draw – 01
Italy vs Turkey Football Predictions and Betting: Recent Form
This year the national team of Turkey have not played many matches. In total the team has played only 5 matches and before they face Italy, they will play a friendly match against Moldova on June 3rd. Of 5 matches, three matches were for World Cup qualifiers. They won 2 matches, first against Netherlands and then Norway. Against Latvia they settled for 3-3 goals draw.
The other two game has been against Azerbaijan and Guinea. They defeated Azerbaijan while settled for a goalless draw against Guinea.
Italy have had a chance to play only 4 international games this year. Out of 4, 3 were World Cup Qualifiers and one was an international friendly. Before they meet Turkey they will play their last international friendly match against Czech Republic.
Italy has remained undefeated this year, they won all four international matches with latest one being against San Marino whom they hammered 7 goals.
Italy vs Turkey Football Predictions and Betting: Predicted Winner
Italy enters the Euro Cup opener against Turkey as favorites. As per Smarkets, a leading prediction and betting platform, Italy has 61.35% chances of winning the opener against Turkey while the probability of Turkey beating Italy stands at mere 12.82%.
As per Boyle Sports, the odds for the home team stands at 1.55 while for the visitors, Turkey the betting odds is placed at 7.0 as of now.
Footballpredictions.net also predicts a win for Italy in the opening game of Euro 2020. The platform predicts both the teams to score while the match to end in favor of Italy with 2-1 goals.