THE Italy she did her duty by prevailing with the impressive 5-2 of North Macedonia at home and now prepares for… qualifying final against Ukraine next Monday (21/11).
The “Azzuri” cleaned up the match from the first half, with Darmian opening the scoring in the 17th minute and Chiesa (41′, 45+2′) to add two more goals before the break, after Jorginho’s missed penalty in the 40th minute.
The visitors reacted at the start of the second half, reducing by Atanasov (52′). The same footballer scored again with a long shot in the 74th minute and worried the “Azzurri”, who nevertheless reached a fourth goal with Raspadori in the 81st minute and sealed the victory.
The icing on the Italian cake came in stoppage time from El Saraoui.
Thus, Luciano Spalletti’s team just need the point in the match to be played in Leverkusen against the Ukrainians in order to get the ticket to the Euros.
At Wembley, England he had an easy task against Maltato which won 2-0 with an own goal by Pepe (8′) and a goal by Kane (75′).
Italy-North Macedonia 5-2
(17′ Darmian, 41′, 45+2′ Chiesa, 81′ Raspadori, 90+3′ El Saraoui – 52′, 74′ Atanasov)
(8′ auto. Pepe, 75′ Kane)
The next matchday (20/11)
North Macedonia-England (21:45)
The score of the 3rd group
Source: Sport Fm
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