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Italy held by Ukraine despite promising first half

Italy, fielding another experimental lineup, produced a lively first-half performance but were still held to a 1-1 draw at home by Ukraine in a friendly on Wednesday. Coach Roberto Mancini made eight changes to the starting line-up from the team which lost 1-0 to Portugal in the Nations League in their

Andre Silva gives Portugal narrow win over new-look Italy

Portugal did not need Ronaldo – who skipped international duty to recharge after a busy summer – to beat Italy 1-0 in Europe’s newest football competition. Elsewhere, Turkey mounted a remarkable comeback from two goals down against Sweden, while Kosovo made history with its first competitive win since being admitted to

Netherlands peg back 10-man Italy with late Nathan Ake goal

Netherlands have scored a late equaliser to snatch a 1-1 draw against Italy in their prestige friendly at the Allianz Stadium this evening. The Azzurri were on top for large parts of the match and were rewarded with a goal from Simone Zaza three-quarters of the way through, only for Domenico

The Azzurri came from behind to snatch a draw against England

Lorenzo Insigne's late penalty has rescued Italy a 1-1 draw with England in Tuesday night's international friendly at Wembley Stadium. The Napoli forward sent Jack Butland the wrong way 87 minutes in after German official Deniz Aytekin used the VAR system to deem that debutant James Tarkowski had stamped on Federico


The three lions welcome Italy to London as both sides bring the spring international break to a close. The English national team will hope to end their international break on a high as they face Italy at Wembley on Tuesday. The England side coached by boss Gareth Southgate come into the game in

Claudio Ranieri to quit Nantes for Italy job

Nantes manager Claudio Ranieri has admitted that he will leave the Ligue 1 side if he is offered the top job with Italy. The 66-year-old, who famously guided Leicester City to the Premier League title in 2015-16, took over at Nantes last summer and has delivered impressive results, with the club