Croatia 1-1 Italy: Unimpressive Azzurri spurn chance to top group

Italy could only muster a 1-1  draw with Croatia on Friday night at the Stadion Poljud, in Group H of Euro 2016 qualifying. After first missing a penalty, Mario Mandzukic opened the scoring by steering in at the back post following a counter, but Antonio Candreva levelled the scores by dinking a penalty past the goalkeeper. The Azzurri went into the More...

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Italy v England Pelle
By Joe Gleave On Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

Italy 1-1 England: Townsend strike snatches late draw for Three Lions

Graziano Pelle hasn’t scored for Southampton in 10 games, but the 29-year-old left his goal drought in England. Back on Italian soil he scored his second goal in three caps for the Azzurri, only for the More...

Italy U21 v Denmark U21 - International Friendly
By Brian McLaughlin On Monday, March 30th, 2015

Italy U21 0-1 Serbia U21: Ten man Azzurrini fall to Serbia

Domenico Berardi was sent off for Italy U21s as they fell to a 1-0 defeat against Serbia at the Stadio Ciro Vigorito in Benevento on Monday night. The only goal of the game came through Luka Milunovic’s strike More...

Bulgaria v Italy
By Stewart Rickerd On Saturday, March 28th, 2015

Bulgaria 2-2 Italy: Eder strikes late to spare Azzurri blushes

Italy salvaged a 2-2 draw against Buglaria at Sofia’s Vasil Levski National Stadium in their Euro 2016 qualifier on Saturday night. Yordan Minev’s fourth minute own-goal was soon cancelled out by Ivelin More...

Simone Verdi - Germany U21 - Italy U21
By Luca Gunby On Friday, March 27th, 2015
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Germany U21 2-2 Italy U21: Late Leitner effort ensures draw

Italy Under-21 drew 2-2 away in Paderborn against Germany Under-21 in a friendly youth international. Marcello Trotta gave Italy the lead in the first half before an exciting second half in which Leonardo Bittencourt More...

Okaka - Italy v Albania
By Vito Doria On Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

Italy 1-0 Albania: Okaka helps Azzurri to victory

Italy defeated Albania 1-0 at the Stadio Luigi Ferraris in Genoa on Tuesday night in an international friendly. Sampdoria striker Stefano Okaka scored the winner late in the game, albeit with a deflection from Albania’s More...

Italy U21 v Denmark U21 - International Friendly
By Marc Mayo On Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

Italy U21 0-1 Denmark U21: Azzurrini lacking as visitors steal win

Italy U21 hosted Denmark U21 in Matera on Monday in a friendly that finished 1-0 to the visitors. Both sides wasted a fair amount of good opportunities, with Italy’s Samuele Longo and Marcello Trotta forcing More...

Italy v Croatia - EURO 2016 Qualifier
By Stewart Rickerd On Sunday, November 16th, 2014

Italy 1-1 Croatia: Azzurri struggle in match marred by crowd trouble

Italy were outclassed by Croatia but managed to hold onto a 1-1 draw in their Euro 2016 Group H qualifier at San Siro on Sunday evening. Antonio Candreva’s long range strike gave the Azzurri an early lead More...

Italy U21 v Cyprus U21 - 2015 UEFA European U21 Championships Qualifier
By Matthew Gault On Tuesday, October 14th, 2014

Italy U21 3-1 Slovakia U21 (4-2 aggregate): Azzurrini qualify for Euro 2015

The Italy u21 side are through to the 2015 European u21 Championship finals after overcoming Slovakia 3-1 in an action packed play-off match at the Mapei Stadium in Reggio Emilia, going through 4-2 on aggregate, More...

Malta v Italy - EURO 2016 Qualifier
By Kevin Pogorzelski On Monday, October 13th, 2014

Malta 0-1 Italy: Pelle the hero for lacklustre Azzurri

Italy defeated Malta 1-0 at the Ta’ Qali Stadium on Monday in Euro 2016 qualifying Group H. The Azzurri rarely looked troubled but failed to impress against the minnows as a debut goal from Graziano Pelle was More...



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