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Line-ups: Italy v Armenia


Italy transform their starting XI for the final Euro 2020 qualifier with Armenia, including Ciro Immobile, Nicolò Zaniolo and Federico Chiesa.

It kicks off at the Stadio Barbera in Palermo at 19.45 GMT.

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The Nazionale already made history with 10 wins on the trot and now have the opportunity to conclude their Euro 2020 qualifying campaign with a perfect record.

Roberto Mancini makes numerous changes from the side that won 3-0 in Bosnia-Herzegovina on Friday.

In the absence of injured Marco Verratti and Stefano Sensi, the same midfield is retained with Jorginho flanked by Sandro Tonali and Nicolò Barella.

Roma starlet Zaniolo can play in midfield too, but has become more of a forward-thinking figure at club level, so joins Immobile and Chiesa in the trident attack.

Alessio Romagnoli, Giovanni Di Lorenzo, Cristiano Biraghi and Salvatore Sirigu also step in for a revamped defence.

Armenia have changed their coach since the 3-1 home defeat to Italy in September, bringing in Abraham Khashmanyan to replace Armen Gyulbudaghyants.

Khashmanyan is a self-confessed believer in defend and counter, warning Armenia has never been interested in “adventurous” football.

His debut was Friday’s 1-0 home defeat to Greece and he retains the 5-4-1 shape with Aleksandre Karapetyan the lone striker.

Rumyan Hovsepyan is suspended, while second choice goalkeeper Roman Berezovsky pulled out after his son was taken ill.

Italy: Sirigu; Di Lorenzo, Bonucci, Romagnoli, Biraghi; Tonali, Jorginho, Barella; Zaniolo, Immobile, Chiesa

Italy bench:Meret, G Donnarumma, Castrovilli, Izzo, Florenzi, Belotti, Insigne, Acerbi, Mandragora, Bernardeschi, El Shaarawy, Orsolini

Armenia:Airapetyan; Hambartsumyan, Haroyan, Calisir, Ishkhanyan, K Hovhannisyan; Babayan, A Grigoryan, Artak Edigaryan, Barseghyan; Karapetyan

Armenia bench:Beglaryan, Kasparov, T Voskanyan, Manucharyan, Avetisyan, Daniellan, Sarkisov, A Hovyannisyan, E Vardanyan, Harutyunyan, Simonyan

Ref:Tiago Martins (POR)

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