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Italy vs Spain 27 June 2016: Euro 2016 Preview and Predictions

Spain vs Italy is surely the most anticipated game of this round of 16 stage of the tournament. Both teams are international soccer powerhouses and I think they are more than likely to produce a great game.

Spain have been in great form in this tournament but a slip up against Croatia has seen them face Italy in the round of 16 stage of the tournament. This side has been amazing in the midfield although it has to be noted that goal scoring has been an issue. This will be a problem for them in this game and I think it is important that the likes of David Silva, Cesc Fabregas and Morata need to stand up.

Italy on the other hand will need to work as a team if they are to make it through this game. This team lacks superstars but they are a good unit as a whole and a manager like Conte has been essential to their success so far. This side managed to beat Belgium on the opening day of the competition and I think they will be able to compete more than well against this Spanish team.

My prediction for this game is an Italy win. This is against the trend but I think Conte will be able to outsmart the Spanish like he did to the Belgians. We are getting an amazing price on this bet and as a result I think this is the best bet in this game. In addition to that bet, the under 2.5 goals is also an understandable bet since neither side has goals in them and Italy is a team that is amazing at the back. 

Pick:
Italy

Based in multiple cities around the world, Avijoy is a sports writer and handicapper with over 10 years experience. Avijoy has been at Sports Chat Place since 2015 and has been covering tennis, cricket and soccer. With a degree in statistics, Avijoy provides detailed mathematical edges which allow him to be successful in predicting winners on a consistent basis.   

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