11/20/2018 ESPN

Politano scores late as Italy downs United States

Matteo Politano scored in second-half stoppage time to hand Italy a deserved 1-0 win against the United States in a friendly in Genk, Belgium.

  • KO
    • Kickoff
  • 19
    • Mattia De Sciglio Yellow Card
  • 43
    • Shaquell Moore Yellow Card
  • 43
    • Reggie Cannon Yellow Card
  • 45+1
    • Kellyn Acosta Yellow Card
  • HT
    • Halftime
  • 45
    • On: Vincenzo Grifo | Off: Federico Chiesa
  • 58
    • Stefano Sensi Yellow Card
  • 62
    • On: Bobby Wood | Off: Joshua Sargent
  • 62
    • On: Wil Trapp | Off: Marco Delgado
  • 62
    • On: Moise Kean | Off: Domenico Berardi
  • 75
    • On: Jorge Villafaña | Off: Reggie Cannon
  • 76
    • On: Roberto Gagliardini | Off: Nicoló Barella
  • 83
    • On: Sebastian Lletget | Off: Kellyn Acosta
  • 83
    • On: Romain Gall | Off: Christian Pulisic
  • 87
    • On: Matteo Politano | Off: Kevin Lasagna
  • 90+4
    • Matteo Politano Goal
  • FT
    • End Regular Time
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ITA
4-3-3
  • 1Sirigu
  • 21Palmieri
  • 13Acerbi
  • 19Bonucci
  • 2De Sciglio
  • 6Verratti
  • 23Sensi
  • 18Barella
    On: Roberto Gagliardini | Off: Nicoló Barella
  • 11Berardi
    On: Moise Kean | Off: Domenico Berardi
  • 9Lasagna
    On: Matteo Politano | Off: Kevin Lasagna
  • 14Chiesa
    On: Vincenzo Grifo | Off: Federico Chiesa
No. Name
1 Salvatore Sirigu
Saves 1
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
13 Francesco Acerbi
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 2 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 1
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
19 Leonardo Bonucci
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 1 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
21 Emerson Palmieri
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 4 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
2 Mattia De Sciglio  19'
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 2
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 1 Yellow
    • 0 Red
23 Stefano Sensi  58'
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 5
  • 3 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 1 Yellow
    • 0 Red
6 Marco Verratti
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 3 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
18 Nicoló Barella
Goals 0
  • Shots 2
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 2 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
76' 5  Roberto Gagliardini
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assist 1
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
9 Kevin Lasagna
Goals 0
  • Shots 2
  • 1 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 1
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
87' 20  Matteo Politano  90'+4'
Goals 1
  • Shots 1
  • 1 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
11 Domenico Berardi
Goals 0
  • Shots 3
  • 1 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 2
  • 2 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
62' 17  Moise Kean
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
14 Federico Chiesa
Goals 0
  • Shots 2
  • 1 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 3
  • 2 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
45' 10  Vincenzo Grifo
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 1 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Substitutes
4 Cristiano Biraghi
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
8 Leonardo Pavoletti
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
12 Alessio Cragno
Saves 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
15 Daniele Rugani
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
3 Gianluca Mancini
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
22 Gianluigi Donnarumma
Saves 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
16 Sandro Tonali
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red

Game Information

  • VENUE: Cristal Arena
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  • ATTENDANCE: 13,500

Match Commentary

90'+5' Second Half ends, Italy 1, USA 0.
90'+5' Match ends, Italy 1, USA 0.
90'+4' Goal! Italy 1, USA 0. Matteo Politano (Italy) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Roberto Gagliardini.

Match Stats

ITA
USA

Possession

73% 27%

Shots (on Goal)

17 (6)
3 (1)
ITA USA
17 Fouls 20
2 Yellow Cards 3
0 Red Cards 0
2 Offsides 1
5 Corner Kicks 3
1 Saves 5

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