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Final tournament - Group stage - Group C

Italy - Slovenia
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Italy - Slovenia 2-3 - 29/01/2014 - Match page - Futsal EURO 2014

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Slovenia break duck to shock Italy

Published: Wednesday 29 January 2014, 22.00CET
Slovenia break duck to shock Italy 
Slovenia joy after Italy win ©Getty Images

Slovenia won a UEFA Futsal EURO final tournament game at the eighth attempt as they pulled off an upset against former champions Italy.

Having twice taken the lead, Slovenia made it 3-1 in the 39th minute when Igor Osredkar scored into an empty net. Saad pulled one back with 31 seconds left, but it was not enough for Italy and a draw against Azerbaijan on Friday will take Slovenia through.

 

Lineups

Italy

Italy

Slovenia

Slovenia

1Mammarella (GK)
Yellow Card38:17
1Puškar (GK)
5Leggiero2R. Mordej
10Merlim5Čujec
Goal25:11
11Saad
Goal39:29
7Osredkar (C)
Goal38:46
13Giasson10Fetič
12Miarelli (GK)12A. Mordej (GK)
2Ercolessi3Bizjak
3Gabriel Lima (C)4Drobne
4Romano6Kroflič
6Honorio8Melink
7De Luca9Vrhovec
Goal10:09
8Vampeta11Vrabel
9Fortino
Goal23:01
Yellow Card23:37
13Rosič
15Murilo14Štendler

Coaches

Roberto Menichelli (ITA) Andrej Dobovičnik (SVN)

First referee

Oleg Ivanov (UKR)

Press kits

Standings

Last updated: 30/01/2014 09:10 CET

Legend:

P: Played   
Pts: Points   
 

Match statistics

Italy
Slovenia

2

Goals scored

3

49

Total attempts

20

14

Attempts on target

9

18

off target

8

17

blocked

3

0

against woodwork

1

13

Corners

5

2

Yellow cards

0

0

Red Cards

0

5

Fouls committed

6

6

Fouls suffered

5

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Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
    A dramatic win for Slovenia, who had lost all seven of their previous finals games. They will be through with a win on Friday against Azerbaijan who a shell-shocked Italy face on Sunday to end Group C.
  • Goal
    39:29
    Saad (Italy) scores!
    Time running out ...
  • Goal
    38:46
    Osredkar (Slovenia) scores!
    With the Italy goal emptry, Igor Osredkar scores from deep in the Slovenian half.
  • Yellow Card
    38:17
    Mammarella (Italy) is booked.
  • Goal
    25:11
    Čujec (Slovenia) scores!
    Great response by Slovenia; Italian-based Kristjan Čujec holds the ball about 12 metres out and smashes the ball in.

See also

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