Italy edge Belgium, finish third in Nations League

Nicolo Barella's thunderous strike and a penalty converted by Domenico Berardi proved enough to earn hosts Italy a 2-1 victory over Belgium.

10/10/2021 Reuters
  • KO
    • First Half begins.
  • 14
    • Jan Vertonghen Yellow Card
  • 30
    • Giovanni Di Lorenzo Yellow Card
  • HT
    • First Half ends, Italy 0, Belgium 0.
  • 46
    • Nicolò Barella Goal - Volley
  • 56
    • Axel Witsel Yellow Card
  • 59
    • On: Kevin De Bruyne|Off: Youri Tielemans
  • 59
    • On: Charles De Ketelaere|Off: Alexis Saelemaekers
  • 63
    • Toby Alderweireld Yellow Card
  • 65
    • Domenico Berardi Penalty - Scored
  • 65
    • On: Moise Kean|Off: Giacomo Raspadori
  • 70
    • On: Bryan Cristante|Off: Nicolò Barella
  • 70
    • On: Jorginho|Off: Lorenzo Pellegrini
  • 82
    • Emerson Yellow Card
  • 86
    • Charles De Ketelaere Goal
  • 87
    • On: Leandro Trossard|Off: Yannick Carrasco
  • 90+1
    • On: Lorenzo Insigne|Off: Domenico Berardi
  • 90+2
    • On: Federico Bernardeschi|Off: Federico Chiesa
  • FT
    • Second Half ends, Italy 2, Belgium 1.
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ITA
4-3-3
  • 21Donnarumma
  • 13Emerson
  • 23Bastoni
  • 15Acerbi
  • 2Di Lorenzo
  • 7Pellegrini
    On: Jorginho | Off: Lorenzo Pellegrini
  • 5Locatelli
  • 18Barella
    On: Bryan Cristante | Off: Nicolò Barella
  • 14Chiesa
    On: Federico Bernardeschi | Off: Federico Chiesa
  • 9Raspadori
    On: Moise Kean | Off: Giacomo Raspadori
  • 11Berardi
    On: Lorenzo Insigne | Off: Domenico Berardi
No. Name
Saves 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 2
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
13 Emerson  82'
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 3
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 1 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 1 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 3
  • 2 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 1
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
70' 8  Jorginho
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 1
  • Shots 2
  • 1 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
65' 17  Moise Kean
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 2
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 6
  • 2 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 1
  • Shots 2
  • 2 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 4
  • 3 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
90'+1' 10  Lorenzo Insigne
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Substitutes
Saves 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Saves 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
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: Allianz Stadium
  • ,
    COVERAGE: ESPNU
  • Torino, Italy
  • ATTENDANCE: 16,724

Match Commentary

- Match ends, Italy 2, Belgium 1.
90'+5' Second Half ends, Italy 2, Belgium 1.
90'+4' Jason Denayer (Belgium) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Match Stats

ITA
BEL

Possession

40% 60%

Shots (on Goal)

12 (5)
13 (4)
ITA BEL
16 Fouls 9
2 Yellow Cards 3
0 Red Cards 0
2 Offsides 1
6 Corner Kicks 5
3 Saves 3
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