• Date: Wed 14 October 2009
  • Venue: Ennio Tardini
  • Ref: Yefet, A
  • Attendance: 15,009
Italy

Italy

Gilardino (78)

Gilardino (81)

Gilardino (90)

3 - 2
Cyprus

Cyprus

Okkas (12)

Michael (49)

Italy vs Cyprus

Team Lineups

Italy

Federico Marchetti
Davide Santon
Salvatore Bocchetti
Alessandro Gamberini
Fabio Cannavaro
Gaetano D'Agostino (Daniele De Rossi, 66)
Simone Pepe (Mauro Camoranesi, 46)
Gennaro Gattuso
Alberto Gilardino
Giuseppe Rossi (Antonio Di Natale, 46)
Fabio Quagliarella

Cyprus

Sofronis Avgoustis
Paraskevas Christou (Marinos Satsias, 31)
Andreas Avraam
Stathis Aloneftis
Marios Elia
Yiannis Okkas (Nektarios Alexandrou, 85)
Constantinos Makrides
Chrysis Michael
Costas Charalambides
Ilias Charalambous
Sinisa Dobrasinovic

Match Report

Live Text Commentary
Full time
 

That's it, it's all over, the referee has blown the final whistle.

90
Goal
 

Goal!! Italy have scored with Alberto Gilardino putting it in the back of the net.

85
Substitution
 

Yiannis Okkas is replaced by Nektarios Alexandrou.

81
Goal
 

Goal!! Italy have scored with Alberto Gilardino putting it in the back of the net.

78
Goal
 

Goal!! Italy have scored with Alberto Gilardino putting it in the back of the net.

75
Yellow Card
 

Marios Elia goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour.

66
Substitution
 

Gaetano D'Agostino is being taken off, Daniele De Rossi has come on in his place.

49
Goal
 

Goal!! Cyprus have scored with Chrysis Michael putting it in the back of the net.

46
Substitution
 

Italy are replacing Giuseppe Rossi with Antonio Di Natale.

46
Substitution
 

Italy are replacing Simone Pepe with Mauro Camoranesi.

Second half
 

The second half is under way with the score currently at 0 v 1.

Half time
 

The ref has blown his whistle for half time.

45
Yellow Card
 

The referee has booked Gennaro Gattuso.

35
Yellow Card
 

Marinos Satsias is booked for unsporting behaviour.

31
Substitution
 

Paraskevas Christou is replaced by Marinos Satsias.

12
Goal
 

Goal!! Cyprus have scored with Yiannis Okkas putting it in the back of the net.

Kickoff
 

The ref has blown his whistle and the match has started.