• Euro 2012 Qualifying
  • Date: Fri 25 March 2011
  • Kick-off: 19:45
  • Venue: Petrol Arena
0 - 1
Italy

Italy

Motta 72"

Slovenia vs Italy


Team Lineups

Slovenia

1 Handanovic
2 Brecko
5 Cesar
4 Suler
13 Jokic
8 Koren
18 Radosavljevic
17 Kirm
10 Birsa
11 Novakovic
14 Dedic
Substitutes
12 Handanovic
3 Andjelkovic
9 Ljubijankic
15 Bacinovic
19 Ilicic
20 Sukalo
22 Mavric

Italy

1 Buffon
19 Bonucci
16 Balzaretti
2 Maggio
3 Chiellini
5 Motta
6 Mauri
14 Aquilani
18 Montolivo
10 Cassano
7 Pazzini
Substitutes
17 Viviano
4 Criscito
8 Marchisio
11 Gilardino
15 Gastaldello
22 Rossi
23 Nocerino

Possession Stats

45%
55%

Form Guide - Euro 2012 Qualifying

Slovenia

L D D W L D W

Italy

W W D D W W

Live Text Commentary
92:01 +2.01
 

Bostjan Cesar has a headed effort from close range and clears the crossbar.

90:17 +0.17
 

Unfair challenge on Zlatan Ljubijankic by Thiago Motta results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Marko Suler. Thiago Motta goes into the book for unsporting behaviour.

87:56
 

Unfair challenge on Zlatan Ljubijankic by Giorgio Chiellini results in a free kick. Free kick crossed left-footed by Josip Ilicic from right channel. Josip Ilicic takes the outswinging corner, Giorgio Chiellini manages to make a clearance.

86:31
Substitution
 

Claudio Marchisio joins the action as a substitute, replacing Riccardo Montolivo.

85:33
 

The ball is swung over by Andraz Kirm, Gianluigi Buffon makes a save.

81:54
 

Thiago Motta fouled by Robert Koren, the ref awards a free kick. Gianluigi Buffon takes the direct free kick.

79:56
Yellow card
 

Foul by Bostjan Cesar on Giuseppe Rossi, free kick awarded. Direct free kick taken by Cristian Maggio. Bostjan Cesar is given a yellow card.

79:15
 

Milivoje Novakovic produces a cross.

78:01
 

Corner taken by Alberto Aquilani from the left by-line, Bostjan Cesar makes a clearance.

77:31
 

Bostjan Cesar fouled by Federico Balzaretti, the ref awards a free kick. Free kick taken by Samir Handanovic.

76:38
 

Corner taken by Alberto Aquilani, Bostjan Cesar makes a clearance.

75:34
 

Corner taken short by Alberto Aquilani.

74:59
 

Zlatan Ljubijankic concedes a free kick for a foul on Thiago Motta. Thiago Motta takes the free kick.

73:48
Substitution
 

Antonio Cassano goes off and Giuseppe Rossi comes on. Josip Ilicic on for Valter Birsa.

72:25
Goal
 

Thiago Motta gets on the score sheet with a goal from inside the penalty area to the bottom right corner of the goal. Slovenia 0-1 Italy.Antonio Cassano provided the assist for the goal.

70:10
 

Corner from left by-line taken by Valter Birsa.

68:59
Substitution
 

Sinisa Andjelkovic on for Miso Brecko.

67:00
 

Andraz Kirm takes a shot from just inside the penalty box which clears the bar.

64:41
 

Thiago Motta fouled by Bojan Jokic, the ref awards a free kick. Riccardo Montolivo takes the free kick.

63:29
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Cristian Maggio on Bojan Jokic. Free kick taken by Samir Handanovic.

62:08
Substitution
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Zlatan Ljubijankic on Thiago Motta. Direct free kick taken by Giorgio Chiellini. Antonio Nocerino is brought on as a substitute for Stefano Mauri.

61:34
 

The referee penalises Stefano Mauri for handball. Samir Handanovic takes the direct free kick.

59:12
 

Milivoje Novakovic challenges Giorgio Chiellini unfairly and gives away a free kick. Free kick taken by Giorgio Chiellini.

58:17
 

Inswinging corner taken by Valter Birsa from the right by-line, save by Gianluigi Buffon.

57:18
 

Giampaolo Pazzini gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Bostjan Cesar. Bojan Jokic restarts play with the free kick.

57:02
 

Bojan Jokic sends in a cross, Giorgio Chiellini makes a clearance.

56:25
 

Zlatan Ljubijankic takes a shot. Save by Gianluigi Buffon.

55:23
Substitution
 

Zlatan Ljubijankic joins the action as a substitute, replacing Zlatko Dedic.

53:52
Yellow card
 

Miso Brecko fouled by Riccardo Montolivo, the ref awards a free kick. Riccardo Montolivo is booked. Free kick taken by Valter Birsa.

53:23
 

Giampaolo Pazzini concedes a free kick for a foul on Marko Suler. Bostjan Cesar takes the direct free kick.

52:58
 

Antonio Cassano takes a short corner.

51:51
 

Stefano Mauri takes a shot. Save made by Samir Handanovic. Antonio Cassano takes a shot. Samir Handanovic makes a save.

51:28
 

Centre by Andraz Kirm.

49:16
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Riccardo Montolivo by Miso Brecko. Free kick taken by Thiago Motta.

46:19
 

Bostjan Cesar concedes a free kick for a foul on Stefano Mauri. The free kick is delivered right-footed by Alberto Aquilani from right channel.

45:23
 

Unfair challenge on Riccardo Montolivo by Aleksandar Radosavljevic results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Cristian Maggio.

44:28
 

Antonio Cassano takes a shot.

43:21
 

Foul by Leonardo Bonucci on Zlatko Dedic, free kick awarded. Bostjan Cesar restarts play with the free kick.

42:47
 

The ball is sent over by Bojan Jokic.

42:06
 

Riccardo Montolivo concedes a free kick for a foul on Andraz Kirm. Bostjan Cesar takes the direct free kick.

41:25
 

Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Antonio Cassano, clearance by Bostjan Cesar.

41:05
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Valter Birsa on Federico Balzaretti. Thiago Motta takes the free kick.

39:36
 

Giampaolo Pazzini takes a shot. Save by Samir Handanovic. The referee blows for offside. Gianluigi Buffon takes the free kick.

38:47
 

Alberto Aquilani fouled by Zlatko Dedic, the ref awards a free kick. Thiago Motta takes the direct free kick.

37:00
 

Zlatko Dedic takes a shot. Cristian Maggio gets a block in. Corner taken right-footed by Andraz Kirm, save by Gianluigi Buffon.

35:45
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Bostjan Cesar on Giampaolo Pazzini. Leonardo Bonucci restarts play with the free kick.

34:40
 

A cross is delivered by Riccardo Montolivo, Giampaolo Pazzini takes a shot. Blocked by Samir Handanovic.

33:16
 

Corner taken by Antonio Cassano from the right by-line.

32:05
 

Centre by Antonio Cassano, Giampaolo Pazzini takes a shot. Blocked by Bojan Jokic.

30:24
 

Inswinging corner taken by Valter Birsa, Andraz Kirm has an effort at goal from just outside the box which goes wide of the right-hand upright.

29:28
 

A cross is delivered by Bojan Jokic. The referee blows for offside against Milivoje Novakovic. Free kick taken by Gianluigi Buffon.

28:21
 

Unfair challenge on Bojan Jokic by Giampaolo Pazzini results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Bostjan Cesar.

27:05
 

Centre by Andraz Kirm, save by Gianluigi Buffon.

24:56
 

Robert Koren takes a shot. Gianluigi Buffon makes a save. Inswinging corner taken from the left by-line by Andraz Kirm, save by Gianluigi Buffon.

24:04
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Cristian Maggio on Andraz Kirm. Free kick crossed right-footed by Andraz Kirm from left wing, clearance made by Leonardo Bonucci.

22:33
 

A cross is delivered by Cristian Maggio, Giampaolo Pazzini produces a right-footed shot from close range and strikes the post.

21:25
 

Foul by Aleksandar Radosavljevic on Alberto Aquilani, free kick awarded. Alberto Aquilani takes the direct free kick.

18:16
 

The assistant referee flags for offside against Milivoje Novakovic. Leonardo Bonucci restarts play with the free kick.

17:14
 

Stefano Mauri decides to take a short corner. The assistant referee flags for offside against Thiago Motta. Indirect free kick taken by Samir Handanovic.

16:33
 

Free kick awarded for a foul by Andraz Kirm on Alberto Aquilani. Alberto Aquilani takes the direct free kick.

15:56
 

The referee blows for offside. Leonardo Bonucci takes the indirect free kick.

15:26
 

Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Valter Birsa by Stefano Mauri. Samir Handanovic takes the direct free kick.

12:56
 

The ball is swung over by Andraz Kirm, clearance by Leonardo Bonucci. Corner taken by Andraz Kirm, Gianluigi Buffon makes a save.

11:31
 

Short corner worked by Valter Birsa. Riccardo Montolivo gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Robert Koren. Free kick crossed left-footed by Valter Birsa from right by-line, Giampaolo Pazzini manages to make a clearance.

11:18
 

Centre by Miso Brecko, blocked by Federico Balzaretti.

9:56
 

Andraz Kirm sends in a cross, clearance made by Giorgio Chiellini. Valter Birsa takes the inswinging corner, Giampaolo Pazzini manages to make a clearance.

6:23
 

Riccardo Montolivo takes a shot. Samir Handanovic makes a save.

5:07
 

Foul by Aleksandar Radosavljevic on Antonio Cassano, free kick awarded. Thiago Motta takes the free kick.

2:49
 

Zlatko Dedic gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Thiago Motta. Leonardo Bonucci takes the free kick.

1:38
 

Outswinging corner taken left-footed by Valter Birsa, clearance by Federico Balzaretti. A cross is delivered by Marko Suler, Alberto Aquilani manages to make a clearance.

:58
 

Unfair challenge on Thiago Motta by Aleksandar Radosavljevic results in a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Thiago Motta.