Immobile Set to Start for the Azzurri in 2022 World Cup Qualifier Against Northern Ireland

Lazio striker Ciro Immobile is likely to start for Italy in tomorrow’s 2022 World Cup qualifier against Northern Ireland.

According to a report from Italian radio broadcaster Radiosei (via La Lazio Siamo Noi) earlier today, the 31-year-old Italian seems set to start for the Azzurri in their first match of this international break.

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Roberto Mancini’s Italy will face Northern Ireland tomorrow evening at the Stadio Tardini in Parma and the Biancocelesti striker is likely to be in the starting eleven as he’d work well tactically with Sassuolo’s Manuel Locatelli.

Immobile’s last cap for the Azzurri came in October of last year, when he played a full 90 minutes in a 1-1 draw with the Netherlands in the Nations League. The 31-year-old Italian’s last international goals came in a 9-1 win over Armenia back in November 2019.

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Despite his incredible goal scoring ability at club level, Immobile has often struggled to find the back of the net in an Italy shirt, and will be looking to change that ahead of this summer’s European Championship.

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