The Stadio Luigi Ferraris in Genoa will host the friendly between Italy and Ukraine on Wednesday 10th October with kick-off at 20:45 CEST. Italy will start the season on Friday 7th September in Bologna against Poland in the first match of the UEFA Nations League. The Ukraine game will be the 28th match in the biggest Ligurian city where Italy have a record of 16 wins, 8 draws and 3 defeats. The last match there was a win against Albania on 18 November 2014 where a goal from Stefano Okaka made the difference for the Azzurri.
Italy are unbeaten from seven previous meetings against Ukraine with a record of one draw and six wins. The most recent meeting finished 0-2 on 29 March 2011 after a friendly in Kiev.