Roberto Mancini’s men have been on a bad patch, going five games without a win. That ended when they claimed a narrow 1-0 win at Poland last month.
The Selecao have had to make do without talisman and captain Cristiano Ronaldo since their outing at the World Cup.
They have however done well, claiming three wins which included a 1-0 win over their Italian counterparts back in September.
Another victory here at (3.60) would mean they claim group honours and progress to the playoffs.
Only two draws have occurred in 25 previous meetings between these two European giants. It’s (3.30) with the same firm for it to go that way in Milan.
The struggles of the Italians can be highlighted by the fact that they have scored just once in their last six games while the Portuguese bagged six goals in their two fixtures during last month’s international break.
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