Uruguay vs Bolivia: UEFA Euro Qualifying
Thankfully for the reigning European champions, there will be no repeat of last year's humiliating World Cup playoff defeat to North Macedonia, although the Lynxes could still put another dent in Italy's qualification aspirations as they attempt to go out on a high note.

Following their historic yet short-lived appearance at Euro 2020, North Macedonia have fallen short in their bid to make back-to-back Finals and have already been eliminated from contention with two games to play, amassing just seven points from a possible 18 so far.

Holding Italy to a 1-1 draw and sinking Malta 2-0 represented a positive September for Blagoja Milevski's men, but they were given a harsh reality check in a 2-0 loss to Ukraine, leaving them incapable of forcing their way into the top two spots in Group C.

The third-placed Lynxes do not have a Nations League ranking to fall back on either, meaning that their latest continental journey will end with this month's daunting meetings with the Azzurri and England - who travel to Skopje on Monday - but a 3-1 friendly win over Armenia on October 17 was warmly-received.

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