Switzerland vs Italy: Draw, Azzurri Record 36 Matches Without Losing

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1NEWS, The Italian national team had to settle for sharing one point against Switzerland in the 2022 World Cup qualification for the European zone which took place at the St.jakob Park Stadium, Basel, Switzerland, Monday (6/9) early morning WIB.

The Euro 2020 champions were held to a 0-0 draw by Switzerland. even though Azurri able to appear dominant with 52 percent possession where they managed to create 10 shots of which seven of them were on target, unfortunately none of them resulted in goals.

Roberto Mancini’s squad even almost found the net La Nati when the game just entered the 19th minute. Unfortunately, Dominico Berardi’s shot was saved by Yann Sommer.

Italy, who was looking for victory, continued to appear pressing, unfortunately until the long whistle of the first half was blown, the score at 0-0 did not change for both teams.

After halftime, when the second half had only been running for six minutes, Italy had a golden opportunity to score from the penalty spot after Berardi was brought down by Ricardo Rodriguez in the forbidden box.

But again, Yann Sommer’s brilliant performance was successfully shown. The Borussia Monchengladbach goalkeeper managed to block Jorginho’s kick, which went down as the executor.

Although the Azzurri appeared aggressive throughout the match, Sommer was able to become a solid wall that was difficult for Roberto Mancini’s troops to penetrate. In fact, until the long whistle was blown, the score 0-0 did not change for both teams.

Italy itself came to Switzerland headquarters with a capital of 35 matches unbeaten in all competitions and still tops the standings of Group C with 10 points from four matches.

They are four points adrift of second-placed Switzerland who still have two games left.

Even so, this draw was enough for Italy to extend their unbeaten run to 36 matches.[]

Switzerland 0-0 Italy

European zone 2022 World Cup qualifying matches, Group C

St. Stadium Jakob Park, Basel, Switzerland, Monday 6 September 2021

Kikcoff: 01.45 WIB

Referee: Carlos Del Cerro Grande



Switzerland (4-2-3-1): Yann Sommer (GK); Silvan Widmer, Manuel Akanji, Nico Elvedi, Ricardo Rodriguez; Michel Aebischer, Fabian Frei; Djibril Sow, Renato Steffen, Steven Zuber; Haris Seferovic. Trainer: Murat Sure.

Italy (4-3-3): Gianluigi Donnarumma (GK); Giovanni Di Lorenzo, Leonardo Bonucci, Giorgio Chiellini, Emerson; Nicolo Barella, Jorginho, Manuel Locatelli; Domenico Berardi, Ciro Immobile, Lorenzo Insigne. Trainer: Roberto Mancini.


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