European Championship Qualifying - Group J
Liechtenstein0Italy5

Liechtenstein 0-5 Italy: Roberto Mancini's side ease to victory

Andrea Belotti
Belotti took his tally to eight for Italy

Andrea Belotti scored twice as Italy thrashed Liechtenstein in Euro 2020 qualifying Group J.

Italy had already qualified for next year's tournament and opened the scoring after just two minutes through Juventus forward Federico Bernardeschi.

Torino's Belotti netted twice in the second half, with Alessio Romagnoli and Stephan El Shaarawy also on the scoresheet for Roberto Mancini's side.

Liechtenstein came close to scoring through Dennis Salanovic.

Italy top the group with a 100% winning record from eight games, while Liechtenstein are bottom having collected just two points.

Line-ups

Liechtenstein

  • 1Büchel
  • 22RechsteinerBooked at 2mins
  • 4Kaufmann
  • 5Hofer
  • 3Goppel
  • 13Büchel
  • 15YildizSubstituted forWolfingerat 83'minutes
  • 23PolverinoSubstituted forFrickat 56'minutes
  • 18Hasler
  • 11Salanovic
  • 17GubserSubstituted forFrickat 63'minutes

Substitutes

  • 2Brändle
  • 6Malin
  • 7Kardesoglu
  • 8Sele
  • 9Frick
  • 10Frick
  • 12Majer
  • 14Meier
  • 16Eberle
  • 19Frommelt
  • 20Wolfinger
  • 21Lo Russo

Italy

  • 1Sirigu
  • 2Di Lorenzo
  • 23Mancini
  • 13Romagnoli
  • 3BiraghiSubstituted forBonucciat 88'minutes
  • 16ZanioloSubstituted forEl Shaarawyat 63'minutes
  • 4Cristante
  • 6Verratti
  • 20BernardeschiSubstituted forTonaliat 74'minutesBooked at 84mins
  • 9Belotti
  • 11Grifo

Substitutes

  • 5Izzo
  • 7Spinazzola
  • 8Jorginho
  • 10Insigne
  • 12Meret
  • 14Tonali
  • 15Acerbi
  • 17Immobile
  • 18Barella
  • 19Bonucci
  • 21Gollini
  • 22El Shaarawy
Referee:
Andris Treimanis
Attendance:
5,087

Match Stats

Home TeamLiechtensteinAway TeamItaly
Possession
Home20%
Away80%
Shots
Home8
Away25
Shots on Target
Home3
Away11
Corners
Home5
Away13
Fouls
Home6
Away11

Live Text

Match ends, Liechtenstein 0, Italy 5.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Liechtenstein 0, Italy 5.

Corner, Italy. Conceded by Martin Büchel.

Goal!

Goal! Liechtenstein 0, Italy 5. Andrea Belotti (Italy) header from very close range to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Giovanni Di Lorenzo with a cross.

Attempt missed. Giovanni Di Lorenzo (Italy) header from the right side of the box is high and wide to the right. Assisted by Leonardo Bonucci.

Substitution

Substitution, Italy. Leonardo Bonucci replaces Cristiano Biraghi.

Attempt saved. Stephan El Shaarawy (Italy) right footed shot from the centre of the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Vincenzo Grifo.

Booking

Sandro Tonali (Italy) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Sandro Tonali (Italy).

Nicolas Hasler (Liechtenstein) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Substitution

Substitution, Liechtenstein. Sandro Wolfinger replaces Seyhan Yildiz.

Goal!

Goal! Liechtenstein 0, Italy 4. Stephan El Shaarawy (Italy) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Bryan Cristante with a through ball.

Attempt blocked. Bryan Cristante (Italy) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Vincenzo Grifo with a cross.

Corner, Italy. Conceded by Benjamin Büchel.

Attempt saved. Stephan El Shaarawy (Italy) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Andrea Belotti with a headed pass.

Vincenzo Grifo (Italy) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Dennis Salanovic (Liechtenstein).

Corner, Italy. Conceded by Maximilian Goppel.

Goal!

Goal! Liechtenstein 0, Italy 3. Alessio Romagnoli (Italy) header from the centre of the box to the bottom left corner. Assisted by Stephan El Shaarawy with a cross following a corner.

Corner, Italy. Conceded by Daniel Kaufmann.

Substitution

Substitution, Italy. Sandro Tonali replaces Federico Bernardeschi.

Attempt missed. Stephan El Shaarawy (Italy) right footed shot from the left side of the box is too high. Assisted by Vincenzo Grifo with a cross following a corner.

Corner, Italy. Conceded by Dennis Salanovic.

Goal!

Goal! Liechtenstein 0, Italy 2. Andrea Belotti (Italy) header from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Vincenzo Grifo with a cross following a corner.

Corner, Italy. Conceded by Noah Frick.

Corner, Italy. Conceded by Maximilian Goppel.

Attempt blocked. Federico Bernardeschi (Italy) left footed shot from the right side of the box is blocked.

Attempt blocked. Bryan Cristante (Italy) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Marco Verratti.

Corner, Liechtenstein. Conceded by Salvatore Sirigu.

Attempt saved. Dennis Salanovic (Liechtenstein) right footed shot from the left side of the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Nicolas Hasler.

Substitution

Substitution, Italy. Stephan El Shaarawy replaces Nicolò Zaniolo.

Substitution

Substitution, Liechtenstein. Yanik Frick replaces Robin Gubser.

Foul by Nicolò Zaniolo (Italy).

Nicolas Hasler (Liechtenstein) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Bryan Cristante (Italy) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Nicolas Hasler (Liechtenstein).

Attempt missed. Seyhan Yildiz (Liechtenstein) header from the right side of the box misses to the right. Assisted by Nicolas Hasler.

Offside, Italy. Vincenzo Grifo tries a through ball, but Alessio Romagnoli is caught offside.

Corner, Italy. Conceded by Benjamin Büchel.

Attempt saved. Cristiano Biraghi (Italy) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Vincenzo Grifo.

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As It Stood

A

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1England65012662015
2Czech Rep6402119212
3Kosovo63211210211
4Montenegro7034315-123
5Bulgaria7034517-123

B

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Ukraine76101521319
2Portugal6321146811
3Serbia63121213-110
4Luxembourg6114511-64
5Lithuania7016519-141

C

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Netherlands65011971215
2Germany65012061415
3Northern Ireland640287112
4Belarus7115412-84
5Estonia7016221-191

D

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1R. of Ireland733164212
2Denmark63301651112
3Switzerland6321125711
4Georgia7223710-38
5Gibraltar6006219-170

E

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1Croatia7421146814
2Hungary740389-112
3Slovakia6312108210
4Wales62226608
5Azerbaijan6015514-91

F

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Spain86201951420
2Sweden8431189915
3Romania8422178914
4Norway82511310311
5Faroe Islands8107423-193
6Malta8107218-163

G

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Poland86111321119
2Austria85121771016
3North Macedonia83231011-111
4Slovenia8323138511
5Israel83231515011
6Latvia8008227-250

H

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1Turkey86111631319
2France86112151619
3Iceland85031210215
4Albania84041410412
5Andorra8107116-153
6Moldova8107222-203

I

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Belgium88003012924
2Russia87012742321
3Cyprus83141312110
4Scotland83051117-69
5Kazakhstan8215913-47
6San Marino8008043-430

J

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Italy88002532224
2Finland8503128415
3Armenia83141315-210
4Bos-Herze83141714310
5Greece8224913-48
6Liechtenstein8026225-232
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