Latest wins from Italy – OA Sport

There are 31 previous matches between Italy and England, including friendlies. In general, the budget is in favor Azzurri who have achieved 11 success Against the national team of the Three Lions who instead won 8 times. 12, finally, a tie.

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Italy also has a six-match unbeaten streakincluding winning the penalty shootout in the Wembley Euro 2020 final and the home and away match in the Nations League matches.

However, the latest English success dates back to the friendly match on August 15, 2012which was played at Wankdorf Stadium in Berne (Switzerland), when Phil Jagielka and Jermain Defoe responded to the initial goal from Daniele De Rossi.

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Expand your view of the sun In official competitions, England have not beaten the Azzurri since qualifying for the 1978 World Cup In Argentina, where Italy went on an open streak of nine matches unbeaten with five wins plus two shootout wins.

The Italian national team has always outperformed England in the final stages of the World Cup or European Championships. 5 precedents: from the 1-0 that Tardelli signed in the 1980 European Championship to Wenbley’s success again in the context of the Continental Review in 2021.

From colossal lions to the Tardelli

After the first encounter in 1933 ended 1-1 in Rome, the following year (November 14, 1934) British Challenged defending champions Italy at Highbury (London, UK) A 3-2 win over what were renamed the “Highbury Lions”..

Blue’s first successafter 8 matches in which it collected four draws and many defeats, Instead I arrived on 14 June 1973 in Turin (2-0 with goals from Anastasi and Capello) And on November 14 of the same year, he again gave Capello his first away victory. They were both friendly.

The first confirmation in an official match was instead in November 1976: 2-0 in a World Qualifier in Rome, Goals Antiogoni and Petega. But in the last stage of the official competition, as mentioned, we will have to wait for the 1980 European Championship when Italy won the first crossing in the last stage of an international competition with England.

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