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Nairabet Preview: Albania – Italy: Expect the Azzurri to score two or more goals

16:08 BST 08/10/2017
Italy celebrating vs Macedonia
After recording a stalemate in their last outing, the Azzurri will be expected to win against the Red and Black

Albania square up with Italy in their final Group G World Cup qualifying outing on Monday at  the Loro Borici Stadium.

The Red and Black are in third spot with 13 points, seven below their guests and 12 below leaders Spain. Also, their head to head with Italy is nothing to write home about having lost all their previous meetings.

Albania lost 3-0 to Spain in their last engagement and wiill be underdogs here at (5.50) with Nairabet.

Christian Panucci’s men held Macedonia in one of their qualifiers and a chance for this to repeat itself is available at the odds of (3.65).

For the Italians, they will finish no more than second and can hence look forward to the playoffs next month.

Gian Piero Ventura’s charges have triumphed in six of their last nine matches and the betting company has priced (1.70) for them to win here.

Albania have been on the back foot when playing with stronger teams. They lost 5-0 on aggregate to Span and Nairabet is offering (1.95) for them not to register a single goal and  (1.65) for both teams not to score.

The Blues have plundered an amazing 22 goals in eight outings and the bookies offer (1.95) for them to score two or more goals.