Live Italy – Northern Ireland: 0-0 World Cup qualification 2022. Live the match


  • Debut for Italy in the qualifications for the 2022 World Cup: Mancini’s team hosts Northern Ireland Ian Baraclough at the Tardini in Parma, a challenge to be won to start this new path in the best possible way.19:53

  • Italy have lost only one of the previous nine against Northern Ireland (6W, 2N), a defeat that came in January 1958 in Belfast during the qualifiers for the world championship.19:54

  • The formations of the match are official: ITALY lining up with ITALY 4-3-3, Donnarumma – Florenzi, Bonucci, Chiellini, Emerson – Pellegrini, Locatelli, Verratti – Berardi, Immobile, Insigne.19:55

  • Available to ITALY: Pessina, Barella, Belotti, Grifo, Di Lorenzo, Sirigu, Chiesa, Cragno, Bernardeschi, Acerbi, Mancini, Spinazzola.19:59

  • The formation of NORTHERN IRELAND: 4-3-1-2 for the Northern Irish, Peacock-Farrell – Smith, J. Evans., Cathcart, Dallas – McCann, McNair, C. Evans – Davis – Whyte, Magennis. 20:43

  • A disposizione dell’IRLANDA DEL NORD: Lafferty, Saville, Kennedy, Brown, McLaughlin, Hughes, Ferguson, Lavery, McGinn, Thompson, Hazard, Ballard.20:04

  • Mancini confirms the eleven on the eve, Pellegrini preferred to Barella as the right midfielder, Emerson at full range on the left. In attack, trident formed by Berardi, Immobile and Insigne.20:06

  • Baraclough decides for a four-man rearguard, compared to the three expected: McNair in the median, Davis d attacking midfielder, a pair of attack composed of Whyte and Magennis. Only bench for Lafferty.20:07

  • Roberto Mancini remained unbeaten in his first 14 home games on the bench of Italy (8W, 6N); only two coaches managed not to miss any of the first 15 home games with the national team: Enzo Bearzot and Marcello Lippi.20:08

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  • The Turkish referee Ali Palabiyik directs the match.20:08

  • 1′

    START ITALY – NORTHERN IRELAND! First ball for the guests. 20:45

  • 1′

    Italy with the classic blue shirt, Northern Ireland in white with dark shorts.20:46

  • 2′

    Cross by Smith, Donnarumma with his fists restarts his team: Berardi carries the ball but needs a ball too long for Immobile.20:47

  • 3′

    Northern Ireland game very strong, high pressure for Baraclough’s team.20:48

  • 4′

    Feint and conclusion by Corry Evans, Chiellini closing in the corner.20:49

  • 5′

    Strong corner at the far post looking for Jonny Evans, Chiellini anticipates him with Pellegrini who sweeps away.20:50

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