Italy will host Hungary on Tuesday, 7 June 2022, at the Orogel Stadium in Cesena at 6:45 pm GMT, 7:45 BST, and 8:45 pm local time. Here we have the latest team news, probable lineup, and Italy vs Hungary match prediction.
Italy and Hungary will play their Nations League matchday 2 clash. The Azzurri put up an excellent fight to claim a 1-1 draw against Germany on matchday 1. On the other hand, Hungary shocked England in Budapest by beating them 1-0 to claim the top spot in Group A3.
Italy Probable Lineup against Hungary
The Azzurri will look for their opening win in the Nations League, and Roberto Mancini may deploy a stronger side.
However, Mancini has to deal with injury concerns. Ciro Immobile, Federico Chiesa, and Nicolo Zaniolo will miss this match against Hungary due to injury.
Domenico Berardi, Marco Verratti, and Jorginho were released after their Finalissima defeat against Argentina. They will not play Nations League matches in June.
Wilfried Gnonto played an impressive match up the right-wing against Germany and created the goal for Pellegrini. Mancini may start him against Hungary.
Italy Probable Lineup (4-3-3): Donnarumma; Florenzi, Mancini, Bastoni, Biraghi; Fratelli, Cristante, Tonali; Gnonto, Scamacca, Pellegrini
Hungary Probable Lineup against Italy
Marco Rossi may keep his side unchanged, beating England by a 1-0 goal. There are no recent injury concerns for Hungary.
Hungary Probable Lineup (3-4-2-1): Gulacsi; Lang, Orban, Attila Szalai; Nego, A. Nagy, Schafer, Z. Nagy; Sallai, Szoboszlai; Adam Szalai
Italy vs. Hungary Prediction
The Azzurri seems to find their feet after their World Cup qualifying disaster and 3-0 defeat against Argentina. They put up a strong performance against Germany and scored first in their 1-1 draw. We can expect Italy to go all guns blazing against Hungary. On top of that, they will get the home support behind them.
On the other hand, Hungary beat England by 1-0 goal in their Nations League opener. It will give them a lot of heart against Italy. But Italy looks like a stronger side, and it could be difficult for Hungary to get anything out of the match. We say Italy 1-0 Hungary.
That’s all from Itlay vs. Hungary’s probable lineup and prediction. Let us know your prediction in the comments below.