Ukraine will go one-on-one with the reigning European champions, Italy, on Monday in a UEFA EURO qualifying clash at BayArena, as the two sides fight for the second-place spot in C, with kickoff slated for 1945 GMT.
With England having qualified, Ukraine and Italy must slog it out for the second-qualifying berth from Group C.
Ukraine have the edge with 13 points to Italy’s 10 points; however, the Azzuri have played a match less. However, the winner on Monday will be on solid footing heading into the conclusion of the group.
The European defending champions Italy will hope to win the match and bolster their chances of making it into the Euros in Germany in 2024. However, they will come up against a Ukraine team that has shown significant resilience in the qualifying campaign.
Italy’s form has been up and down in Group C. They have won three matches, drawn once, and lost twice in the six matches they have been involved in the qualifying round. They have scored 11 goals and conceded 7, highlighting their lack of solidity.
Neither side has announced fresh injury issues ahead of the clash on Monday.
Italy will win the match and bolster their chances of making it into the Euros to defend their title.
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