VADUZ (LIECHTENSTEIN) – Euro 2020 qualifications , Liechtenstein- Italy 0-5, goals: Federico Bernardeschi at 1 ', Andrea Belotti at 69' and 91 ', Alessio Romagnoli at 77' and Stephan El Shaarawy at 82 '.
Italy, which is already mathematically qualified to Euro 2020, only knows how to win. Mancini gave space to the players who had played less in these qualifications but the result did not change: the Azzurri won five to zero in Vaduz against Liechtenstein offering excellent ideas to the technical commissioner.
The race was decided by goals from Bernardeschi, Belotti (two goals), Romagnoli and El Shaarawy and from the parades of an excellent Sirigu over a wild Salanovic. Tonight they made their debut in the National team, the right-back Napoli Di Lorenzo and the millennial from Brescia Sandro Tonali, considered by the experts the "new Pirlo". For Romagnoli it was the first goal in the national team.
The blue roadmap remains impressive. Our national team has won eight games out of eight, scoring 25 goals and conceding just 3 . The Azzurri travel at an average of just over three goals per game while behind are an impenetrable bunker.
Liechtenstein-Italy 0-5, the match report: Azzurri are rampant in the final.
Beating Greece, Italy has already won the mathematical certainty of winning the group and participating in Euro 2020, where they will play at least three games in Rome, but despite this, Roberto Mancini also wants to win the last three games to close the group to score full.
Roberto Mancini has decided to field the Azzurri with 4-3-3 with Sirigu; Di Lorenzo, G.Mancini, Romagnoli, Biraghi; Zaniolo, Cristante, Verratti; Bernardeschi, Belotti and Grifo.
The hosts respond with 5-3-2 with B. Buchel; Rechsteiner, Kaufmann, Hofer, Goppel, Meier; M. Buchel, Hasler, Sele; Salanovic and Y.Frick.
The first chance to score was created by Salanovic. The right-wing of the local team's striker was rejected with his feet by Sirigu. On the opposite turn, before the second minute of play, Bernardeschi scored with a left-footed cross from Biraghi from the left.
At 4 ', Salanovic came close to breaking even. He dribbled Romagnoli and kicked the net, Sirigu blocked his conclusion on the ground. At 20 ', Zaniolo got centered on the right and started a big left that was barely blocked by the opposing goalkeeper. At 40 ', Bernardeschi tried the double directly on a free kick but the goalkeeper of the home team blocked his goal.
At 41 ', Salanovic tried to draw but Sirigu was good at completing the third parade of his match by deviating in a corner kick. The first half ended on the result of one to zero for Italy.
At 59 ', Zaniolo kicked safely with the left but his shot was rejected by an opponent defender. At 62 ', Salanovic dribbled Mancini and started a great right-footed miraculously saved by Sirigu.
Italy has doubled to 69 '. Belotti's winning header from Grifo's corner kick. At 72 ', Sandro Tonali made his debut in the National team entering the field in place of Federico Bernardeschi.
At 76 ', Romagnoli scored the first goal with the Italian national team. The Milan defender scored ahead of El Shaarawy's cross. At the 82nd minute, El Shaarawy scored with a nice touch under Cristante's assist. At 91 ', Belotti scored his two goals from Di Lorenzo's cross. It's over, Italy won in Vaduz and remained at full score.
Source: Blitz Quotidiano