Euro U21: Saul over now as Italy outclassed

Saúl Niguez was the man of the moment for Spain, as his hat-trick took La Rojita to the Euro U21 final, following their 3-1 win over Italy. Two goals from the edge of the box, and 25-yard thunderbolt make Saul the tournament’s top goalscorer with five. His first two strikes were sandwiched between a Federico Bernardeschi effort, with the third sealing More...

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By David Schiavone On Saturday, June 24th, 2017

U21 Euros: Italy beat Germany to top Group

Federico Bernardeschi was the hero for Italy U21 as his goal was enough to overcome Germany 1-0 and lead the Azzurrini to top spot in Group C. Going into the match, Luigi Di Biagio’s charges were staring elimination More...

By David Schiavone On Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

Azzurrini stunned by fantastic Czechs

A screamer from Michael Lüftner, five minutes from time capped a superb 3-1 win for the Czech Republic over Italy at the Tychy Stadium in the Euro U21 Championship. The Azzurrini spurned a series of chances, with More...

By David Schiavone On Sunday, June 18th, 2017

Azzurrini sweep past Denmark

Lorzenzo Pellegrini and Andrea Petagna grabbed the goals as Italy overcame Denmark 2-0 in their opening Euro U21 Championship fixture in Poland.In something of an easy match for the Azzurrini, Sassuolo’s More...

By David Schiavone On Tuesday, March 28th, 2017

Youthful Italy impress in win over the Netherlands

A much changed Italy were 2-1 winners over the Netherlands in the friendly match at the Amsterdam ArenA, thanks to goals from Eder and Leonardo Bonucci. Six changes were made by Giampiero Ventura to the team which More...

By Conor Clancy On Friday, March 24th, 2017

Italy 2-0 Albania: Azzurri seal points despite Albanian crowd disruption

Italy secured a 2-0 win over Albania at Palermo’s Stadio Renzo Barbera on Friday evening, despite the game being temporarily suspended due to flares being thrown by the away supporters. Daniele De Rossi and More...

By Conor Clancy On Sunday, July 3rd, 2016

Germany 1-1 Italy: Azzurri pay the penalty as Die Mannschaft reach semi-finals

Antonio Conte’s reign as Italy coach came to a cruel end on Saturday evening as they were knocked out of Euro 2016 by Germany on penalties, after holding the world champions to a 1-1 draw after 90 and 120 More...

By Conor Clancy On Monday, June 27th, 2016

Italy 2-0 Spain: Dominant Azzurri eliminate blunt La Roja

Giorgio Chiellini and Graziano Pelle’s goals proved enough for Italy as they saw off their old foes Spain by 2-0 at the Stade de France in the last 16 of Euro 2016. Antonio Conte’s side completely dominated More...

By James Woodman On Wednesday, June 22nd, 2016

Italy 0-1 Republic of Ireland: Second string Azzurri side fail to take initiative

Italy lost to the Republic of Ireland 1-0 at the Stade Pierre-Mauroy on Wednesday night, which secured the Azzurri’s top spot in group E in the European Championship. Robbie Brady opened the scoring for More...

By James Woodman On Monday, June 13th, 2016

Italy 2-0 Belgium: The Azzurri’s class prevails in a thrilling victory

Italy beat Belgium 2-0 at the Stade De Lyon on Monday night, the two sides met for their opening fixture of the European Championship in Group E.Emanuele Giaccherini opened the scoring for the Azzurri in More...

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