09/06/2021 at 12:30 CEST
Roberto Mancini’s Italy has become a practically invincible team. After drawing nothing against Switzerland, the transalpinos add a total of 35 games without knowing the defeat, thus surpassing Spain (34), which achieved it between 2007 and 2009, and equaling the maximum record: Brazil chained the same number of games between 1993 and 1996.
Italians, who What current European champions they are the main favorite of group C to obtain the ticket to the World Cup in Qatar 2022They have become a solid, competitive and impenetrable bloc. Despite the two draws in a row against Bulgaria and Switzerland, they continue at the top of the table with 11 points and having conceded only one goal..
The team could not defeat Switzerland and could lose the first place if the Helvetians get six points in their two pending commitments. But it still depends on itself: they will face Murat Yakin’s team again on the ninth date and will win the ticket if they win all their matches regardless of what the rest of the teams do.
Solid as a flag
This new Italy by Roberto Mancini stands out, above all, for its defensive strength: He has only conceded four goals in his last 17 games. The transalpinos compete from a iron and impenetrable defense and a team that optimizes with total lucidity all its resources in the rest of the lines of the field.
With the second European Championship in its history in your pocket, the azzurra seeks the ticket to the 2022 World Cup after not participating in the 2018 edition and winning its fifth World Cup and equaling Brazil also as the most awarded team in the history of the competition.