Italy to win to nil (8/13)
Italy kept six clean sheets in their eight qualifying matches.
Gianluca Scamacca to score anytime (11/10)
Scamacca is having a hugely impressive campaign in Serie A.
The striker has 13 league goals to his name this season.
Mancini may opt to switch up his attacking options on Thursday.
Match preview: Italy vs North Macedonia
Italy are running the risk of failing to qualify for back to back World Cups.
The Azzurri finished runners up in Group C behind Switzerland.
Mancini's side finished two points behind the Swiss, who took 18 points from a possible 24.
If the European champions are able to get past North Macedonia, they then face the prospect of facing Portugal and Cristiano Ronaldo.
North Macedonia continue to punch above their weight
North Macedonia stunned Group J to finish runners up behind Germany.
Blagoja Milevski's team collected 18 points from 10 matches to reach the playoffs.
They even managed to defeat Germany 2-1 back in March of last year.
North Macedonia were also involved at Euro 2020 and they will be hoping to qualify for another major tournament.
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