Italy vs Czech Republic: Betting tips, predictions, odds & match preview

Italy look to continue from where they left off last week as they host the Czech Republic in their final friendly before the Euros, on Friday at 7:45pm BST.  

Italy vs Czech Republic: Betting Tips

Odds correct at the time of writing. 18+ Only. Terms and Conditions Apply.

Italy vs Czech Republic: Predictions

The 2010 World Cup winners make their return to tournament football later this month following their omission from the 2018 World Cup. The Azzurri has enjoyed somewhat of a resurgence under Roberto Mancini and will view Friday’s opposition as a better judgement of where they lie ahead of the tournament.  

England fans should have their eyes on this clash with the Czech Republic making up one of the teams in Group D. The Czechs will have high hopes of progressing through to the knockout stages this summer but Friday’s clash against Italy will give them a good marker as to where they are ahead of their opening game against Scotland.  

Italy put minnows, San Marino, to the sword last week in a 7-0 rout, however, that will serve as nothing more than a training exercise for Mancini’s side. The game on Friday against the Czechs will serve the Azzurri a chance to flex their muscles against a side that drew against Belgium just a matter of months ago.  

CLICK HERE to claim Betbull’s new customer offer. 18+ only. UK only. Deposit £20 to receive free bets of £40. Free bets credited as four equal free bets of £10 each. All free bets unlocked when a total of £20 in of sports bets are placed and settled within qualifying period of 7 days. Minimum deposit amount is £20. Promotion T&Cs apply. Standard T&Cs apply. BeGambleAware.

Italy vs Czech Republic: Match Stats

The Azzurri have seen a dramatic improvement under Roberto Mancini. In their last seven games, they have scored first and conceded having conceded a total of just one goal – which came in a 1-1 draw against the Netherlands. Although the Czech Republic should provide Mancini’s side with a challenge, we expect the Azzurri to come out flying.  

Although we expect the Czech Republic to provide Mancini’s men with a tough assignment, it is hard to look past Italy’s incredible recent defensive record. Since November 2018, Italy have kept a total of 15 clean sheets across their 21 games played across all competitions – conceding just six goals in those games.  

Italy vs Czech Republic: Squawka Says

Scoreline prediction: Italy 2-0 Czech Republic 

Italy vs Czech Republic: Odds


Italy vs Czech Republic: Head to Head

10 September 2013 – Italy 2-1 Czech Republic – World Cup Qualifiers 

7 June 2013 – Czech Republic 0-0 Italy – World Cup Qualifiers 

22 June 2006 – Czech Republic 0-2 Italy – World Cup 

Recent meetings between these two nations are few and far between with their latest clashes coming in the qualifying stages of the 2014 World Cup. The Czech Republic have beat Italy on two occasions, however, they came in 2002 and 1996.  

READ MORE:

Premier League predictions & tips
Football Accumulator tips
Latest live streaming fixtures

✕︎

Get the Best offers for EURO 2020

A valid email is required.

Invalid e-mail.

Yes I am over 18.
Yes, I would like to receive email updates on exciting offers from squawka.com. For more info on how we and our partners process your data, see Privacy and Cookie Policies.

*This offer is not valid for residents of Great Britain.*By subscribing you are confirming that you are over 18 years of age.

*All emails include an unsubcrbe link, where you can opt out any time. *Please see our privacy and cookies policy..

x

Newsletter error