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Wednesday November 18 2020
Barella: 'Italy midfield works together'

Nicolò Barella thanks Antonio Conte and Roberto Mancini for helping him to improve. ‘We all work well together’ in the Italy midfield.

The Inter starlet had another excellent performance in tonight’s 2-0 win away to Bosnia-Herzegovina, which sent the Azzurri through to the Nations League Final Four with Belgium, France and Spain.

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Wednesday November 18 2020
Evani: 'Can't wait to test Italy against best'

Assistant manager Alberico Evani could ‘only thank’ his Italy players for reaching the Nations League Final Four. ‘We can’t wait to measure ourselves up against the best in Europe.’

The Azzurri are unbeaten in 22 games, 17 of which were victories, over more than two years, and have above all qualified for the Nations League Final Four with Belgium, France and Spain.

Roberto Mancini is still self-isolating at home with COVID-19, so assistant manager Evani was on the bench again in Sarajevo for the third game running.

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Wednesday November 18 2020
Insigne: 'Italy showed strong mentality'

Lorenzo Insigne praised Italy’s ‘mentality’ after a 2-0 win in Bosnia-Herzegovina to reach the Nations League Final Four. ‘This is a jersey to be honoured.’

The Napoli star was Man of the Match, despite not finding the net, as he provided an assist and his magnificent first touch and curler hit the upright.

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Wednesday November 18 2020
Nations League: Italy conquer Bosnia for Final Four

Italy won their Nations League group and qualified for the Final Four – which they will host next year – after acrobatic Andrea Belotti and Domenico Berardi volleys in Bosnia.

Follow all the action as it happens and give your views on the LIVEBLOG.

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Wednesday November 18 2020
Liveblog: Bosnia-Herzegovina v Italy

Join us for all the build-up and action as it happens from the final Nations League group game, as Italy visit Bosnia-Herzegovina to seal a place in the Final Four.

It kicks off in Sarajevo at 19.45 GMT.

If you are on a mobile device or tablet, then follow the Liveblog HERE.

While Bosnia have already been relegated to League B, the Azzurri will go through to the Final Four as group winners if they win here.

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Wednesday November 18 2020
Line-ups: Bosnia-Herzegovina v Italy

Domenico Berardi is the only change to Italy’s starting XI, as they visit Miralem Pjanic’s Bosnia-Herzegovina for a place in the Nations League Final Four.

It kicks off in Sarajevo at 19.45 GMT, you can follow the build-up and action as it happens and give your views on the LIVEBLOG.

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Wednesday November 18 2020
Bosnia: Kolasinac positive for COVID

Arsenal and Bosnia defender Sead Kolasinac has tested positive for Covid but this evening’s clash against Italy will go ahead.

The Bosnian football federation has just confirmed Kolasinac’s swab test came back positive and the same is true of Ibrahim Šehic who had tested positive on Tuesday.

The likes of Edin Dzeko, Aldin Turkes, Haris Hajradinovic, Ajdin Hasic, Armin Hodzic and Samir Zeljkovic had already tested positive. All of them will miss this evening’s Nations League clash against Italy.

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Wednesday November 18 2020
Probable line-ups: Bosnia-Italy

Domenico Berardi should replace Federico Bernardeschi against Bosnia, as Italy make one change in the line-up from the win against Poland.

The match kicks off at 19.45 UK time.

After the 2-0 win at the Mapei Stadium secured a place at the top in the UEFA Nations League A Group 1, Alberico Evani is set to lead the men for the third time in Sarajevo.

Italy CT Roberto Mancini is still isolated after testing positive for coronavirus and the Azzurri seem set to count on the same players who secured an impressive win on Sunday.

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Tuesday November 17 2020
Probable line-ups: Bosnia v Italy

There could be just one change to the starting XI when Italy visit Bosnia-Herzegovina in the Nations League, Domenico Berardi stepping in.

It kicks off in Sarajevo on Wednesday at 19.45 GMT.

A victory would guarantee top spot in Group A and qualification for the Final Four phase of the competition.

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Tuesday November 17 2020
Florenzi: 'Italy solid, but entertaining too'

Alessandro Florenzi maintains Italy are ‘as solid as Euro 2016, but with more entertaining football’ ahead of their Nations League trip to Bosnia-Herzegovina.

It kicks off in Sarajevo on Wednesday at 19.45 GMT and a win would guarantee passage to the Nations League Final Four tournament.

“We’ve got to earn it, because this will not be an easy game,” warned the PSG full-back in his press conference.

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