Italy 2 - 0 Republic of Ireland | 2021 - UEFA Under-21 Championship | 2026687

UEFA Under-21 Championship2021 Qualifying, Group One | Garibaldi, Italy
13 October 2020 - 17:00 (local time)

Italy 2 - 0 Republic of Ireland

Sottil(43) Cutrone(62) Full-time
Italy Republic of Ireland

Tactical Lineups

Italy

1 Cerofolini (G) 2 Vogliacco 3 Frabotta 4 Tonali 5 Buongiorno 6 Pirola 7 Birindelli 8 Ricci 10 Cutrone (C) 11 Muratore 23 Sottil

Substitutes

  • 12 Federico Brancolini (G)
  • 9 Sebastiano Esposito
  • 13 Caleb Okoli
  • 14 Pietro Beruatto
  • 15 Tommaso Pobega
  • 16 Hans Nicolussi
  • 17 Manolo Portanova
  • 18 Giacomo Raspadori
  • 19 Emanuel Vignato

Republic of Ireland

23 Bazunu (G) 2 L. O'Connor 3 Leahy 4 Masterson (C) 6 Coventry 7 Elbouzedi 10 Ronan 11 Obafemi 17 Collins 18 Smallbone 20 Taylor

Officials

  • Referee Krzysztof Jakubik
  • Assistant Referee Arkadiusz Wójcik
  • Assistant Referee Bartosz Heinig
  • 4th Referee Piotr Lasyk
  • Uefa Delegate Ganna Bordiugova
  • Referee Observer Thomas Einwaller
  • Felice Giglio

Minute by Minute Commentary

  • The match is under way.
  • 3" Gianluca Frabotta (Italy) is penalised for a foul on Lee O'Connor (Republic of Ireland).
  • 3" Conor Masterson (Republic of Ireland) takes the free-kick.
  • 6" Gianluca Frabotta (Italy) has a shot blocked.
  • 6" Riccardo Sottil (Italy) has a shot blocked.
  • 8" Jack Taylor (Republic of Ireland) misses the target.
  • 9" William Smallbone (Republic of Ireland) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Gianluca Frabotta (Italy).
  • 9" Lorenzo Pirola (Italy) takes the free-kick.
  • 10" William Smallbone (Republic of Ireland) takes the corner.
  • 11" Jack Taylor (Republic of Ireland) has an effort on goal.
  • 11" Michele Cerofolini (Italy) blocks a shot.
  • 14" Patrick Cutrone (Italy) is flagged for offside.
  • 14" Nathan Collins (Republic of Ireland) takes the free-kick.
  • 17" Gianluca Frabotta (Italy) has a shot blocked.
  • 17" Riccardo Sottil (Italy) misses the target.
  • 18" Samuele Birindelli (Italy) fouls.
  • 18" Darragh Leahy (Republic of Ireland) takes the free-kick.
  • 20" Sandro Tonali (Italy) delivers the corner.
  • 20" Lorenzo Pirola (Italy) is penalised for a foul on Michael Obafemi (Republic of Ireland).
  • 20" Lorenzo Pirola (Italy) is cautioned by the referee.
  • 23" Gianluca Frabotta (Italy) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on William Smallbone (Republic of Ireland).
  • 23" Lee O'Connor (Republic of Ireland) takes the free-kick.
  • 23" Lorenzo Pirola (Italy) misses the target.
  • 27" Simone Muratore (Italy) has an effort on goal.
  • 27" Gavin Bazunu (Republic of Ireland) blocks a shot.
  • 27" William Smallbone (Republic of Ireland) fouls.
  • 28" Riccardo Sottil (Italy) takes the free-kick.
  • 29" Michael Obafemi (Republic of Ireland) is penalised for a foul on Alessandro Buongiorno (Italy).
  • 30" Michele Cerofolini (Italy) takes the free-kick.
  • 32" William Smallbone (Republic of Ireland) takes the corner.
  • 33" Michael Obafemi (Republic of Ireland) has a shot blocked.
  • 35" Lee O'Connor (Republic of Ireland) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Riccardo Sottil (Italy).
  • 35" Samuele Ricci (Italy) takes the free-kick.
  • 36" Riccardo Sottil (Italy) misses the target.
  • 39" Patrick Cutrone (Italy) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 39" Conor Masterson (Republic of Ireland) takes the free-kick.
  • 40" Gianluca Frabotta (Italy) fouls.
  • 40" Gavin Bazunu (Republic of Ireland) takes the free-kick.
  • 43" Riccardo Sottil (Italy) scores!
  • 45+2" Samuele Ricci (Italy) is penalised for a foul on Conor Masterson (Republic of Ireland).
  • 45+3" Darragh Leahy (Republic of Ireland) takes the free-kick.
  • The referee blows for half-time.
  • The second half begins.
  • 46" Manolo Portanova (in) - Simone Muratore (out) (Italy)
  • 49" William Smallbone (Republic of Ireland) delivers the corner.
  • 53" Samuele Ricci (Italy) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Connor Ronan (Republic of Ireland).
  • 55" Sandro Tonali (Italy) fouls.
  • 55" Jack Taylor (Republic of Ireland) takes the free-kick.
  • 56" Gianluca Frabotta (Italy) has a shot blocked.
  • 59" Conor Masterson (Republic of Ireland) takes the free-kick.
  • 60" Connor Ronan (Republic of Ireland) is penalised for a foul on Manolo Portanova (Italy).
  • 61" Lorenzo Pirola (Italy) takes the free-kick.
  • 61" Samuele Ricci (Italy) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on William Smallbone (Republic of Ireland).
  • 62" Patrick Cutrone (Italy) scores!
  • 64" Samuele Ricci (Italy) fouls.
  • 64" Conor Masterson (Republic of Ireland) takes the free-kick.
  • 64" Lee O'Connor (Republic of Ireland) is penalised for a foul on Samuele Ricci (Italy).
  • 64" Lee O'Connor (Republic of Ireland) is shown a yellow card.
  • 65" Lorenzo Pirola (Italy) takes the free-kick.
  • 65" Zachary Elbouzedi (Republic of Ireland) has an effort on goal.
  • 65" Michele Cerofolini (Italy) blocks a shot.
  • 66" William Smallbone (Republic of Ireland) takes the corner.
  • 67" Nathan Collins (Republic of Ireland) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Patrick Cutrone (Italy).
  • 68" Nathan Collins (Republic of Ireland) is booked.
  • 69" Sandro Tonali (Italy) takes the free-kick.
  • 72" Sandro Tonali (Italy) fouls.
  • 73" William Smallbone (Republic of Ireland) takes the free-kick.
  • 74" Riccardo Sottil (Italy) is flagged for offside.
  • 74" Jonathan Afolabi (in) - Michael Obafemi (out) (Republic of Ireland)
  • 75" Daniel Grant (in) - Connor Ronan (out) (Republic of Ireland)
  • 75" Daniel Mandroiu (in) - Jack Taylor (out) (Republic of Ireland)
  • 77" Zachary Elbouzedi (Republic of Ireland) is penalised for a foul on Gianluca Frabotta (Italy).
  • 77" Michele Cerofolini (Italy) is cautioned by the referee.
  • 77" Michele Cerofolini (Italy) takes the free-kick.
  • 78" Patrick Cutrone (Italy) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Nathan Collins (Republic of Ireland).
  • 78" Nathan Collins (Republic of Ireland) takes the free-kick.
  • 78" Jonathan Afolabi (Republic of Ireland) fouls.
  • 78" Lorenzo Pirola (Italy) takes the free-kick.
  • 79" Daniel Mandroiu (Republic of Ireland) is penalised for a foul on Samuele Ricci (Italy).
  • 79" Sandro Tonali (Italy) takes the free-kick.
  • 80" Samuele Ricci (Italy) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Lee O'Connor (Republic of Ireland).
  • 81" William Smallbone (Republic of Ireland) takes the free-kick.
  • 81" Daniel Mandroiu (Republic of Ireland) has a shot blocked.
  • 83" Giacomo Raspadori (in) - Riccardo Sottil (out) (Italy)
  • 85" Lee O'Connor (Republic of Ireland) fouls.
  • 85" Michele Cerofolini (Italy) takes the free-kick.
  • 86" Jonathan Afolabi (Republic of Ireland) is penalised for a foul on Lorenzo Pirola (Italy).
  • 86" Michele Cerofolini (Italy) takes the free-kick.
  • 88" Hans Nicolussi (in) - Samuele Ricci (out) (Italy)
  • 90" Sandro Tonali (Italy) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Conor Masterson (Republic of Ireland).
  • 90" Lee O'Connor (Republic of Ireland) takes the free-kick.
  • 90" William Smallbone (Republic of Ireland) delivers the corner.
  • 90+3" Giacomo Raspadori (Italy) fouls.
  • 90+3" Nathan Collins (Republic of Ireland) takes the free-kick.
  • The final whistle is blown.

Match Statistics

  • Italy
  • Republic of Ireland

Corners Won

1 5

Shots on Target

3 2

Shots off Target

3 1

Fouls Committed

15 12
  • Italy

    Republic of Ireland

  • 2Goals0
  • 2Yellow Card(s)2
  • 0Red Card(s)0
  • 3Shots on Goal2
  • 3Shots Wide1
  • 4Shot(s) Blocked2
  • 2Save(s)1
  • 10Total Shots5
  • 15Fouls Committed12
  • 1Corner(s)5
  • 3Offside(s)0