Sunday July 26 2015
WC: Italy-Spain in Oct 2016

Italy begin their 2018 World Cup qualifying campaign in Israel on September 5 2016, playing Spain in October 2016 and September 2017.

Only the group winners automatically go through to the tournament in Russia.

The runners-up then enter a play-off, to be played in November 2017.

The big fixtures for Azzurri fans are against fellow World Cup winners Spain.

They will host La Roja on October 6 2016, then visit Spain on September 7 2017.

Group G

Sep 5 2016

Albania v Macedonia

Israel v Italy

Spain v Liechtenstein

Oct 6 2016

Macedonia v Israel

Italy v Spain

Liechtenstein v Albania

Oct 9 2016

Israel v Liechtenstein

Albania v Spain

Macedonia v Italy

Nov 12 2016

Albania v Israel

Liechtenstein v Italy

Spain v Macedonia

Mar 24 2017

Italy v Albania

Liechtenstein v Macedonia

Spain v Israel

June 11 2017

Macedonia v Spain

Israel v Albania

Italy v Liechtenstein

Sep 2 2017

Albania v Liechtenstein

Israel v Macedonia

Spain v Italy

Sep 5 2017

Macedonia v Albania

Italy v Israel

Liechtenstein v Spain

Oct 6 2017

Italy v Macedonia

Liechtenstein v Israel

Spain v Albania

Oct 9 2017

Albania v Italy

Macedonia v Liechtenstein

Israel v Spain

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