10.52 pm – Spalletti: “Some adjustments and corrections must be found.”
Italian coach Luciano Spalletti tries to see at the end of the match what is good in Italy: “In my opinion, we played a match with the right intentions, and in many cases we are conditional on the result. But it has to be normal to suffer setbacks if you want to play European football and physically, at club and country level you know how to be on the pitch.”
“I had correct answers. It is clear that in the open comparison some adjustments and corrections must be found – the coach explains to the microphones. We suffered from physical strength over distances and at other times we were surprised by what was happening.”
10.47pm – Now Italy can no longer afford to make mistakes to qualify
Italy started well but suffered a comeback from England, who won at Wembley 3-1 and qualified for Euro 2024. Southgate’s team, after Scamacca’s first Italian goal, had the strength to respond and turn the game around thanks to braces from Kane and Rashford. The goal in addition to a great performance from Real Bellingham talent. With this success, the English rise to 16 points in the third group qualifiers for the next European Championship and qualify. Italy, led by Spalletti, maintained its score of 10 points, and Ukraine surpassed it with 13 points thanks to its victory over Malta, but in one match it played more than the Azzurri. In order to qualify directly, the Azzurri will have to win against North Macedonia and then face Ukraine in Leverkusen in the last match in the group.
10.40pm – The match ends at the 90th minute + 3: England-Italy 3-1
A harsh lesson from the English to the Azzurri
10.37pm – Shot by Kane in the 90th minute
A beautiful move by the Azzurri was completed by Kane, whose shot was blocked by Pickford
10.34 pm – Orsolini replaces El Shaarawy in the 87th minute
Final substitution for Spalletti
10.32pm – Bellingham comes on for Grealish in the 85th minute
The English playmaker leaves the field
10.25pm - Raspadori comes on, Berardi comes on in the 78th minute
Fourth substitution for Spalletti
10.23pm – Scalvini error, Kane goal in the 76th minute: England – Italy 3-1
Scalvini blunder, Kane flies alone in front of Donnarumma and scores
10.21pm – Raspadori warms up in the 74th minute
The Napoli striker is about to take the field
10.14pm – Saves Donnarumma in the 67th minute
A shot from Foden from the edge of the goal was blocked well by Gigio
10.11pm – Scalvini booked in the 65th minute
The Italian was booked, perhaps for the protests, but Phillips was not booked for a clear foul on Barella (which could have been a second yellow card for the Englishman).
10.08pm – Changes for Italy in the 62nd minute
Bastoni comes on for Acerbi, Dimarco for Udogie and Kean for Scamacca
10.07pm – Chance for Skamaka in the 60th minute
The Italian striker receives the ball in the penalty area, but shoots poorly, saving Pickford
10.03pm – Rashford’s 56th minute goal England v Italy 2-1
An English counterattack on an Italian attack goes wide of Bellingham’s path, then the ball reaches Rashford, who shoots it beautifully and puts it in the corner to Donnarumma’s left.
10.02pm – Berardi shoots high in the 55th minute
Shot from outside by the Sassuolo playmaker, which ends very high
9.57pm – Phillips’ 51st-minute shot goes high over the bar
A beautiful English move, which the midfielder concluded with a shot from the edge of the penalty area that went over the crossbar
9.54pm – Udoji stops Foden in the 48th minute
The blue winger confronts the English striker in the blue zone. English protests
9.51pm – The second half begins
9.44 pm – Azzurri complaint
Although England played more offensively than Italy, the most dangerous chances came from Spalletti’s men, who complained above all about Udogi’s error at the end of the first half.
9.35pm – End of the first half at 45’+3′
The referee blows the whistle at the end of the first half
9.34pm – Very good chance for Udogie at 45’+2′
Pickford saved from our winger’s two-step shot, and then Berardi failed to repeat the goal
9.30pm – Great save from Donnarumma in the 43rd minute
Rashford frees himself inside the penalty area and shoots, Donnarumma fires a corner kick
9.27pm – Bellingham vs Scalvini in the blue zone in the 40th minute
The two clash heads in a dangerous action from the English side
9.22pm – Fratesi takes the lead in the 35th minute through Pickford
Di Lorenzo puts a beautiful ball into Fratesi’s small area, which the English goalkeeper is waiting for
9.17pm – Kane equalizes from the penalty spot in the 31st minute: England-Italy 1-1
Kane coldly eliminates Donnarumma with a score of 1-1
9.15pm – Penalty kick for the English in the 28th minute
Foul by Di Lorenzo on Bellingham and the referee awards the penalty kick. Di Lorenzo was booked
9.14pm – Bellingham header in the 27th minute
Donnarumma blocks a header from the English playmaker
9.09pm – Chance for Skamaka in the 22nd minute
Scamaka, serving into the penalty area, frees himself and shoots with his left foot, but it goes wide
9.06pm – Chance for Fratesi in the 18th minute
The Inter midfielder is sent forward by El Shaarawy in the area but before the shot is expected
9.04pm – First action and goal
A maneuvering move and with ten passes, the Azzurri advanced thanks to their striker
9.02pm – Scamaka goal in the 15th minute, England and Italy 0-1
A pass from Di Lorenzo on the right and he passed it to the center for Scamacca to shoot
8.59pm – Free kick for Rashford in the 12th minute
The shot ends just above the crossbar
8.56pm – Phillips booked in the eighth minute and Udoji in the ninth minute
Two yellow cards in a few seconds. First due to a foul on Fratesi and then a foul by Venice
8.54pm – Di Lorenzo frees the ball in the seventh minute
Dangerous English work, the Napoli defender manages to anticipate his opponents
8.51pm – Bellingham are immediately dangerous in the fourth minute
The playmaker runs to Di Lorenzo and passes a cross into the area, and the ball rebounds
8.48pm – Bad mistake from Phillips in the first minute
Di Lorenzo hit hard
8.47pm – Match begins
8.45 pm – A minute of silence
A minute of silence for the souls of the victims of Brussels.
8.41pm – The national anthem begins
Some background noise in the stadium while the Italian national anthem is played.
8.29pm – Italy, same unit with different interpreters
This time too Luciano Spalletti relies on his traditional 4-3-3 playing style. Injuries, a betting scandal and close matches forced him to change several players on the pitch, 8 out of 11. This time we have Di Lorenzo and Udoji as full-backs. Scamaka is a midfielder with El Shaarawy and Berardi in attack. Scalvini-Acerbi as a duo at centre-back, while Barella, Cristante and Fratesse form a midfield trio. Donnarumma on goal
7.54pm – European Under-21 Qualifiers: Italy-Norway 2-0
Italy achieved its second successive victory in qualifying for the 2025 European Under-21 Championship, defeating Norway 2-0 at the Droso Stadium in Bolzano thanks to goals from Baldancei and Francesco Pio Esposito. Thanks to this success, coach Carmine Nunziata’s team rises to second place in Group A with 7 points, along with Latvia, just two points behind leaders Ireland.
7.38pm – Official lineups
England (4-2-3-1):Beckford; Walker, Stones, Maguire, Trippier; Phillips, Rice; Foden, Bellingham, Rashford; Ken. trainer: Southgate
Italy (4-3-3): Donnarumma; Di Lorenzo, Scalvini, Acerbi, Udogi; Barilla, Cristante, Fratesi; Berardi, Scamaka, El Shaarawy. trainer: spalletti
to rule: Turbine (France)
7.01pm – Eligibility: Only English people can get in today
In terms of qualification, as mentioned earlier, only England, with a win, can be certain of qualifying for the final stage of Euro 2024. There is another problem for the Italian national team which should prevent Southgate’s team from celebrating tonight at Wembley.
6.03pm – A minute of silence at all stadiums
Once again, regarding the attacks and the war that broke out between Hamas and Israel, UEFA confirmed that this evening, “a minute of silence will be observed in all qualifying matches for the UEFA Euro 2024 in honor of the memory of the two victims of the terrorist attack.” Yesterday in Brussels.”
5.50pm – Security after the attack in Brussels
(Alessandro Pucci sent to London) Security issue, after what happened in Belgium before the match against Sweden, was the main topic of the UEFA organizational meeting at 10 am. There are no obvious changes, but maximum attention will also be because in 2021 there has been no shortage of incidents between the English and the police.
The usual device was implemented. Fear has returned. Police will control the entire area surrounding the stadium from lunchtime. Metal detectors are in operation, while bags and backpacks will be opened at the gates. Danger lurks in the queues at the entrances, but safety comes first.
5.30pm – Tickets are sold out under the Wembley Arch
(Alessandro Pucci sent to London) There is already excitement at Wembley. Tonight for England vs Italy (which you can watch here) There are no more tickets to be found and it is expected to be sold out: 85,000 spectators for a match that in the event of a draw could give England early qualification for Euro 2024 – Italy also has some favorable groups, Which the Three Lions see as revenge for the 2021 European Championship.The number of Italians residing in the sector allocated to them will be 2,121 But more are expected inside the stadium, those who have bought tickets directly in London in recent months.
5.16pm – Destiny Udoji, the Italian regular at Wembley
5.00pm – Where to watch the England vs Italy match on TV
Azzurri Spalletti returns to London to challenge Gareth Southgate’s England side at Wembley, the scene of European success on July 11, 2021.
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