Player Ratings: Italy 0-1 Portugal

Portugal v Italy

Italy lost their first game under Antonio Conte at the Stade de Geneve following a 1-0 defeat to Portugal. The Italians started well but ran out of steam and a first international goal from Eder early in the second half condemned a poor Azzurri side to defeat despite some late chances to net an equaliser. As a result, Italy will not be among the top More...

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Croatia v Italy
By Scott Orkney On Friday, June 12th, 2015

Player Ratings: Croatia 1-1 Italy

Italy came from behind to draw 1-1 against Croatia at the Stadion Poljud in Split on Friday evening in qualification for Euro 2016. Mario Mandzukic opened the scoring in the match played behind closed doors after More...

Eder Jones Italy England
By Ogo Sylla On Tuesday, March 31st, 2015

Player Ratings: Italy 1–1 England

Italy drew 1–1 with England at the Juventus Stadium in their international friendly on Tuesday evening. Graziano Pelle opened the scoring for the Azzurri in the first half, until England overturned the balance More...

Eder - Bulgaria v Italy
By David Schiavone On Saturday, March 28th, 2015

Player Ratings: Bulgaria 2-2 Italy

Italy drew 2-2 by Bulgaria at the Vasil Levski National Stadium in their Euro 2016 qualifying match. An early own goal from Yordan Minev gave the Azzurri a much deserved lead. However, first a brilliant Ivelin Popov More...

Italy v Albania
By Padraig Whelan On Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

Player Ratings: Italy 1-0 Albania

Italy overcame Albania 1-0 in their final fixture of 2014 thanks to a late strike from debutant Stefano Okaka, that may end up going down as an own goal. The Azzurri toiled at times but improved as the game went More...

Italy v Croatia
By David Schiavone On Sunday, November 16th, 2014

Player Ratings: Italy 1-1 Croatia

Italy came away with a 1-1 draw after being somewhat dominated by Croatia at the Stadio Meazza on Sunday in their Euro 2016 qualification match. The Azzurri went ahead thanks to a well placed Antonio Candreva shot More...

Pelle Italy
By Jack Portley On Monday, October 13th, 2014

Player Ratings: Malta 0-1 Italy

Italy beat ten man Malta 1-0 on Monday night at the Ta’Qali National Stadium in their third Euro 2016 qualifying game. A debut goal from Graziano Pelle was enough to seal the win for the Italians in a rather More...

Giorgio Chiellini Italy
By Thomas Tague On Friday, October 10th, 2014

Player Ratings: Italy 2-1 Azerbaijan

Italy defeated Azerbaijan 2-1 on Friday night at the Stadio Renza Barbera in their Euro 2016 qualifying match. Two goals and an own goal from defender Giorgio Chiellini confirmed the win for the Azzurri, which More...

Zaza - Norway v Italy
By Forza Italian Football Staff On Tuesday, September 9th, 2014

Player Ratings: Norway 0-2 Italy – Euro 2016 Qualifiers

Italy took on Norway in Oslo in their first Euro 2016 qualification match and came out 2-0 winners, their first victory in Norway for over 70 years. The game saw the Azzurri deploy Antonio Conte’s now familiar More...

Italy v Netherlands - De Rossi
By Vito Doria On Thursday, September 4th, 2014

Player Ratings: Italy 2-0 Netherlands

Italy defeated The Netherlands 2-0 in an international friendly at Bari’s Stadio San Nicola on Thursday night. The Azzurri dominated on Antonio Conte’s debut, especially after Dutch defender Bruno Martins More...



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