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Tuesday June 11 2013
U21 line-ups: Norway-Italy

Italy go head-to-head with Norway for top spot in their Under-21 European Championship group.

It kicks off at 17.00 UK time (16.00 GMT) in Tel Aviv.

The Azzurrini have already qualified after beating both England and Israel, scoring five goals and keeping clean sheets.

The Scandinavians are practically through after a 2-2 draw with Israel and 3-1 victory over eliminated England.

Luca Marrone and Lorenzo Insigne is unavailable due to injury, but the Napoli talent should be ready for the semi-final when tests showed his ankle problem was just heavy bruising.

Coach Devis Mangia revamped the side with Alberto Paloschi and Roma's Mattia Destro in attack, while Nicola Sansone and Riccardo Saponara take the wings.

Joshua King and Markus Henriksen step in for Norway, who will qualify as long as they avoid defeat and Israel do not beat England.

Norway U21: Ostbo; Linnes, Nordtveit, Rogne, Hedenstad; Konradssen, Henriksen, Berisha; De Lanlay, King, Nielsen

Norway bench: Nyland Haskjold, Kongshavn, Strandberg, Elabdellaoui, Semb Berge, Singh, Eikrem, Johansen, Ibrahim, Berget, Pedersen, Kastrati

Italy U21: Bardi; Donati, Capuano, Caldirola, Regini; Saponara, Crimi, Rossi, Sansone; Destro, Paloschi

Italy bench: Leali, Colombi, Biraghi, Bianchetti, Verratti, Florenzi, Bertolacci, Immobile, Gabbiadini, Borini

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