Northern Ireland-Italy: the probable formations

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Likely lineups

The Italian women’s national soccer team, led by Milena Bertolini, wants to end 2022 on a high note: on the evening of Tuesday, November 15, the Azzurri will be engaged in the friendly match, to be played at the Seaview Stadium in Belfast, against Northern Ireland.

“I expect a similar match to the one played a few days ago: we will have to play with intensity and physicality and be good at taking a step forward in ball handling. To surprise the Northern Irish rearguard and put our forwards in a position to finish in the net we need more technical precision, but I am sure we will be prepared,” Bertolini said.

Probable lineups

NORTHERN IRELAND (4-1-4-1): Burns; McKenna, McFadden, Mason, Vance; Finnegan; Hamilton, Caldwell, Callaghan, Wilson; McGuinnes. All Shiels.

ITALY (3-5-2): Giuliani; Bartoli, Linari, Soffia; Bonansea, Giugliano, Caruso, Simonetti, Boattin; Girelli, Cantore. All. Bertolini.