Tuesday March 19 2019
Finland make Italy squad changes

Finland have made a change to the squad for their Euro 2020 qualifier against Italy, losing Jere Uronen to an ankle injury.

The opening clash of Group J will be at the Dacia Arena in Udine on Saturday at 19.30 GMT.

Genk defender Uronen has returned home with an ankle problem, joining Roman Eremenko on the treatment table.

Instead, Coach Markku Kanerva has called in FC Honka left-back Mikko Sumusalo and KuPS right-sided winger Rasmus Karjalainen.

Finland squad for Italy:

Lukas Hradecky (Bayer Leverkusen), Jesse Joronen (FC Kobenhavn), Anssi Jaakkola (Reading FC), Paulus Arajuuri (Brondby), Albin Granlund (Orebro), Juha Pirinen (Tromso), Leo Vaisanen (FC Den Bosch), Sauli Vaisanen (Crotone), Joona Toivio (BK Hacken), Joni Kauko (Esbjerg), Rasmus Schuller (Minnesota United), Glen Kamara (Rangers), Lassi Lappalainen (HJK), Fredrik Jensen (Augsburg), Tim Sparv (Midtjylland), Thomas Lam (PEC Zwolle), Markku Kanerva (FC Honka), Robert Taylor (Tromso), Pyry Soiri (Admira Wacker), Rasmus Karjalainen (KuPS), Robin Lod (Sporting Gijon), Kasper Hamalainen (Legia Warsaw), Petteri Forsell (MKS Miedz Legnica), Teemu Pukki (Norwich City)

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