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  • Date: Sat 06 June 2009
  • Venue: Arena Garibaldi Romeo Anconetani
  • Ref: Blom, K
  • Attendance: 16,583
Italy

Italy

Rossi (20)

Foggia (52)

Pellissier (72)

3 - 0

Italy vs Northern Ireland

Team Lineups

Italy

Federico Marchetti
Davide Santon
Alessandro Gamberini
Nicola Legrottaglie
Fabio Grosso (Andrea Dossena, 46)
Gaetano D'Agostino (Daniele Galloppa, 74)
Gennaro Gattuso (Angelo Palombo, 46)
Riccardo Montolivo (Matteo Brighi, 46)
Giuseppe Mascara (Pasquale Foggia, 46)
Giampaolo Pazzini (Sergio Pellissier, 62)
Giuseppe Rossi

Northern Ireland

Jonathan Tuffey (Alan Mannus, 62)
Damien Johnson
Chris Casement
Colin Coates
Ryan McGivern
Andrew Little (Martin Donnelly, 82)
Michael O'Connor (Robbie Garrett, 62)
Grant McCann
Corry Evans, C (Shane Ferguson, 78)
Stephen Carson (James Lawrie, 69)
David Healy (Niall McGinn, 45)

Match Report

Live Text Commentary
Full time
 

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

82
Substitution
 

N Ireland are replacing Andrew Little with Martin Donnelly.

78
Substitution
 

Corry Evans is replaced by Shane Ferguson.

74
Substitution
 

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

72
Goal
 

Goal!! Italy have scored with Sergio Pellissier putting it in the back of the net.

69
Substitution
 

Stephen Carson is being taken off, James Lawrie has come on in his place.

62
Substitution
 

N Ireland are replacing Michael O'Connor with Robbie Garrett.

62
Substitution
 

Jonathan Tuffey is being taken off, Alan Mannus has come on in his place.

62
Substitution
 

Giampaolo Pazzini is replaced by Sergio Pellissier.

53
Yellow Card
 

Jonathan Tuffey goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour.

52
Goal
 

Goal!! Pasquale Foggia scores for Italy.

46
Substitution
 

Italy are replacing Gennaro Gattuso with Angelo Palombo.

46
Substitution
 

Italy are replacing Giuseppe Mascara with Pasquale Foggia.

46
Substitution
 

Riccardo Montolivo is being taken off, Matteo Brighi has come on in his place.

46
Substitution
 

Fabio Grosso is being taken off, Andrea Dossena has come on in his place.

Second half
 

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

Half time
 

The ref has blown his whistle for half time.

45
Substitution
 

David Healy is replaced by Niall McGinn.

20
Goal
 

Goal!! Giuseppe Rossi scores for Italy.

Kickoff
 

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