Grifo is back, three newcomers – OA Sport

Grifo is back, three newcomers – OA Sport
Grifo is back, three newcomers – OA Sport
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The moment of truth is approaching for the Italian men’s national football team, which in a week will face the last two challenges of the group stage of the UEFA Nations League 2022-2023 with the dream of winning the group and qualifying for the Final Four.

The Technical Commissioner Roberto Mancini today released the list of 29 called up for the matches scheduled for Friday 23 September in Milan against England and on Monday 26 September in Budapest against Hungary. First call in the senior national team for the defender of Salernitana Pasquale Mazzocchi and for the goalkeepers of Lazio and Empoli, Ivan Provedel and Guglielmo Vicario.

Vincenzo Grifo is also back in blue, summoned for the last time on the occasion of the friendly match against San Marino in May 2021. The group will meet on Sunday 18 September at the Federal Technical Center of Coverciano to prepare the decisive matches of the first phase of the Nations League.

Recall that Italy is currently in third position in group 3 of League A at -2 from the surprising leaders Hungary and -1 from Germany, while it can count on a 3-point advantage over the rear of England when there are two days left to go. . Only the first of the group will fly to the Final Four.


Goalkeepers: Gianluigi Donnarumma (Paris Saint Germain), Alex Meret (Naples), Ivan Provedel (Lazio), Guglielmo Vicario (Empoli).

Defenders: Francesco Acerbi (Inter), Alessandro Bastoni (Inter), Leonardo Bonucci (Juventus), Giovanni Di Lorenzo (Naples), Federico Dimarco (Inter), Emerson Palmieri (West Ham), Federico Gatti (Juventus), Luiz Felipe (Betis Sevilla) , Pasquale Mazzocchi (Salernitana), Rafael Toloi (Atalanta).

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Midfielders: Nicolò Barella (Inter), Bryan Cristante (Rome), Jorginho (Chelsea), Lorenzo Pellegrini (Rome), Tommaso Pobega (Milan), Sandro Tonali (Milan), Marco Verratti (Paris Saint Germain).

Forwards: Matteo Cancellieri (Lazio), Wilfried Gnonto (Leeds), Vincenzo Grifo (Friborg), Ciro Immobile (Lazio), Matteo Politano (Naples), Giacomo Raspadori (Naples), Gianluca Scamacca (West Ham), Alessio Zerbin (Naples).

Photo: Lapresse

The article is in Italian

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