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 beat Albania 2-0 on Friday evening in Palermo, with Gianluigi Donnarumma becoming the youngest ever goalkeeper to start for the Azzurri. Roberto More...

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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...

By Conor Clancy On Monday, June 6th, 2016

Italy see off Finland in final EURO 2016 warm-up match

Goals from Antonio Candreva and second half substitute Daniele De Rossi were enough for Italy to claim a 2-0 victory over Finland in Verona’s Stadio Marc’Antonio Bentegodi on Monday evening. The Lazio More...

By Aaron Pires Mammoliti On Sunday, May 29th, 2016

Italy 1-0 Scotland: Lethargic Azzurri scrape past Tartan Terriers in pre-Euro 2016 friendly

Italy were far from impressive, but managed to squeak by a reserve Scotland side 1-0 at the Ta’Qali National Stadium in Attard, Malta. The Azzurri dominated proceedings but struggled to create for much of More...

By Vito Doria On Tuesday, March 29th, 2016

Germany 4-1 Italy: Die Mannschaft demolish Azzurri in drought-breaking victory

Germany defeated Italy 4-1 at the Allianz Arena in their international friendly on Tuesday night, achieving their first victory against the Azzurri for over 20 years. Goals from Toni Kroos, Mario Gotze, Jonas Hector More...

By Luca Gunby On Thursday, March 24th, 2016

Italy 1-1 Spain: Azzurri unfortunate not to win in repeat of Euro 2012 final

Italy drew 1-1 with Spain at the Stadio Friuli in a friendly on Thursday evening. Substitute Lorenzo Insigne gave the Azzurri the lead in the 67th minute but Aritz Aduriz levelled the scores three minutes later More...

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