Italy to play 1st 2 Euro 2020 qualifiers in Udine and Parma

ROME (AP) — Italy will play its first two qualifying matches for the 2020 European Championship in Udine and Parma.

The Italian football federation announced on Friday that the match against Finland on March 23 will take place at the Dacia Arena in Udine and Italy will then play Liechtenstein at the Stadio Tardini in Parma three days later.

Italy is unbeaten in its eight games at Udinese’s stadium, having won six and drawn the other two.

The Azzurri have won five of six matches at the Stadio Tardini, losing a friendly to France in November 2012.

Italy is with Bosnia and Herzegovina, Greece and Armenia in Group J of qualifying.