Fifa World Cup 2014 is just around the corner and we have international friendlies coming up in the midweek. All the 32 teams who will be going to FIFA world cup will be playing one off friendly games and one of those is between last two world cup winners Spain vs Italy. The match will be played on 5th March 2014 at Estadio Vicente Calderón — Madrid kicking off at 21:00 GMT.
Spain vs Italy Team News:
Spanish coach has announced the first 30 man squad for the World Cup prepartions and he has picked Diego Costa for this first time while Juan Mata and Fernando Torres are not included in the World Cup squad. On the other hand Italians also has announced 30 man squad ahead of the friendly game and here is the possible team lineups of both sides.
Following are the possible team lineups of both sides, these will be confirmed a few hours before the kickof.
Italy vs Spain 2014 Friendly Match – Predictions:
Both teams will be looking to tweak a few things in terms of team selection, try out a few players and give them experience of playing against the World Champions. Italy of course lost against Spain in the final of Euro 2012 and Italians have some solid young players in the squad. Looking at both teams its hard to pick a winner but i am going with Spain in this one as they are playing at home. Some more stats and figures can be found below.