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Chiellini and Florenzi remain in doubt for Italy-Austria match

Wed 23 June 2021 | 22:33

Giorgio Chiellini and Alessandro Florenzi are big doubts for Italy's next match at EURO 2020 against Austria.

The 36-year-old captain

Chiellini

did an individual training program on the pitch, right-back

Florenzi

only worked in the gym. It remains to be seen whether both will be fit again for the duel with

Austria

on Saturday in London.

The Round of 16 fixture begins on Saturday at 20.00 UK time at Wembley Stadium in London.

Juventus

center-back

Giorgio Chiellini

suffered a muscular thigh injury in the 3-0 game against

Switzerland

in the second European Championship and had to be replaced early. He also missed the 1-0 in the final group game against Wales.

The 30-year-old Florenzi from

Paris Saint-Germain

injured his calf in the 3-0 win against

Turkey

in the opening game of the European Championship.

He only worked in the gym, so he is expected to be out of the knockout fixture.

Giovanni Di Lorenzo

and

Francesco Acerbi

line up with

Leonardo Bonucci

and

Leonardo Spinazzola

.

In midfield, the question remains between

Marco

Verratti

and

Manuel Locatelli

, who want to join

Jorginho

and

Nicolo Barella

.

Italy (probable): Donnarumma; Di Lorenzo, Acerbi, Bonucci, Spinazzola; Barella, Jorginho, Verratti; Berardi, Immobile, Insigne


source: SportMob