Match statistics

ItalyBulgaria

Goals scored2
 
1
Attempts on target13
 
5
Attempts off target11
 
4
Corners6
 
3
Fouls committed14
 
20
Yellow cards1
 
4
Red cards0
 
0

Standings

Last updated: 27/06/2012 11:57 CET

Legend:

P: Played   
Pts: Points   
 

Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
  • Goal
    90+4
    Cassano (Italy) scores!
    The Italians finally take the lead as the playmaker sweeps home a right wing cross from Oddo.
  • 90+4
    Buffon (Italy) makes a save.
  • 90+4
    M.Petrov (Bulgaria) has an effort on goal.
    The midfield player is sent clear down the right but the Italian goalkeeper saves with his legs.
  • 90+3
    Del Piero (Italy) is flagged for offside.
    The Bulgarian defence steps up to catch out the Italian forwards.
  • 90+2
    M. Petkov (Bulgaria) is penalised for a foul on Di Vaio (Italy).
  • 89
    M.Petrov (Bulgaria) misses the target.
    Bulgaria break with Berbatov setting up the midfield player on the right, but his cross-shot drifts wide.
  • 86
    Oddo (Italy) takes the corner.
  • 86
    Zdravkov (Bulgaria) makes a save.
  • 86
    Nesta (Italy) has an effort on goal.
    The centre-back wins a towering header, but the Bulgarian goalkeeper is in the right place to tip it over the bar.
  • 86
    Oddo (Italy) takes the corner.
    Italy break and Bulgaria desperately clear their lines.
  • 85
    M.Petrov (Bulgaria) takes the corner.
  • 85
    Buffon (Italy) makes a save.
  • 85
    Berbatov (Bulgaria) has an effort on goal.
    The striker comes close as he curls his set-piece around the wall, but the goalkeeper is well positioned.
  • 85
    Berbatov (Bulgaria) takes the free-kick.
  • 84
    Zambrotta (Italy) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Berbatov (Bulgaria).
    Bulgaria win a free-kick on the edge of the Italian area in a central position.
  • Substitution
    83
    Di Vaio (in) - Materazzi (out) (Italy)
    Italy bring on another striker for a centre-back as they desperately seek a goal.
  • 82
    Cassano (Italy) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 80
    Lazarov (Bulgaria) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Pirlo (Italy).
  • Yellow Card
    80
    Lazarov (Bulgaria) is shown a yellow card.
    The midfield player tackles poorly from behind.
  • 80
    Oddo (Italy) delivers the corner.
  • 80
    Zambrotta (Italy) misses the target.
    The full-back fires in a shot from 16 metres, but it is touched wide by the massed Bulgarian defence.
  • Substitution
    79
    Dimitrov (in) - M Hristov (out) (Bulgaria)
    The tired Hrsitrov makes way for the attacking youngster.
  • 78
    I. Stoyanov (Bulgaria) misses the target.
  • 78
    M Hristov (Bulgaria) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Cassano (Italy).
  • 76
    Borimirov (Bulgaria) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Del Piero (Italy).
  • 75
    Vieri (Italy) misses the target.
    The striker again gets on the end of the corner, but again he guides his header wide of the Bulgarian goal.
  • 75
    Del Piero (Italy) delivers the corner.
  • 75
    Pirlo (Italy) misses the target.
    The 20-metre shot takes a deflection as it flies wide.
  • 74
    Del Piero (Italy) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 72
    Vieri (Italy) misses the target.
    The FC Internazionale player gets under the ball and sends his header over the bar.
  • 70
    Cassano (Italy) has an effort on goal.
    Pirlo whips in a cross to the far post that evades Vieri, but his fellow forward sends in a 10-metre shot that is saved at the near post by the well-positioned goalkeeper.
  • 69
    Vieri (Italy) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • Substitution
    68
    Oddo (in) - Perrotta (out) (Italy)
    Italy bring on their right sided wing-back in place of their goalscorer.
  • 67
    Zdravkov (Bulgaria) makes a save.
  • 67
    Vieri (Italy) has an effort on goal.
  • Yellow Card
    66
    I. Stoyanov (Bulgaria) is shown a yellow card.
  • 66
    I. Stoyanov (Bulgaria) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Del Piero (Italy).
    Bulgaria's tackling becomes increasingly desperate.
  • Substitution
    64
    Kotev (in) - Pažin (out) (Bulgaria)
    Bulgaria rearrange their defence in an attempt to stem the constant Italian attacks.
  • 63
    Zambrotta (Italy) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Pažin (Bulgaria).
  • 62
    Zdravkov (Bulgaria) makes a save.
  • 62
    Vieri (Italy) has an effort on goal.
    The striker flicks the ball on to Pirlo and races into the area to get on the end of the cross, but his header goes dtraight up in the air.
  • 60
    Lazarov (Bulgaria) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Cassano (Italy).
  • 59
    Vieri (Italy) misses the target.
    The forward joins the party by getting on the end of the set-piece, but his header flies centimetres over the bar.
  • 59
    I. Stoyanov (Bulgaria) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Del Piero (Italy).
  • 58
    Del Piero (Italy) delivers the corner.
    Zagorcic hacks the ball over his own bar as Fiore whips in a cross from the left.
  • 58
    Del Piero (Italy) has an effort on goal.
    The forward is stretching and cannot control the ball.
  • 57
    Lazarov (Bulgaria) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Del Piero (Italy).
  • 56
    Zambrotta (Italy) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Lazarov (Bulgaria).
  • 56
    Pirlo (Italy) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on M Hristov (Bulgaria).
  • 55
    Zdravkov (Bulgaria) makes a save.
  • 55
    Del Piero (Italy) has an effort on goal.
    Italy lay siege to the Bulgarian goal and Zdravkov has to be alert to punch the shot clear.
  • 55
    Cassano (Italy) misses the target.
    The AS Roma player nearly gets in, but Pazin stops him with a fine challenge. The Italian chases the ball, but his shot goes behind.
  • 54
    Pirlo (Italy) misses the target.
    The midfield player latches onto a weak clearance, but drags his shot wide.
  • Substitution
    53
    Vieri (in) - Corradi (out) (Italy)
    Italy throw on their main striker as they sense the chance to win.
  • 53
    Borimirov (Bulgaria) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Del Piero (Italy).
  • 53
    Bozhinov (Bulgaria) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Pirlo (Italy).
    The young substitute commits another rash challenge as the temperature rises.
  • 52
    Zagorčić (Bulgaria) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Del Piero (Italy).
  • 52
    Zambrotta (Italy) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Zagorčić (Bulgaria).
  • 51
    Bozhinov (Bulgaria) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Perrotta (Italy).
  • 51
    Pirlo (Italy) misses the target.
    The free-kick, taken on the left-hand edge of the Bulgarian area, curls centimetres over the bar.
  • 51
    Pirlo (Italy) takes the free-kick.
  • 50
    Lazarov (Bulgaria) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Zambrotta (Italy).
  • 50
    Zdravkov (Bulgaria) makes a save.
  • 50
    Pirlo (Italy) has an effort on goal.
    The goalkeeper saves at his near post.
  • 49
    Pirlo (Italy) takes the free-kick.
  • Yellow Card
    49
    Bozhinov (Bulgaria) is booked.
    The youngster commits a reckless challenge.
  • 49
    Bozhinov (Bulgaria) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Panucci (Italy).
  • Goal
    48
    Perrotta (Italy) scores!
    The midfield player scores his first international goal as he latches on to the rebound to poke the ball home from three metres.
  • 48
    Cassano (Italy) hits the crossbar.
    Zambrotta centres and the playmaker crashes his shot against the underside of the bar, but the ball does not cross the line.
  • Substitution
    46
    Bozhinov (in) - Janković (out) (Bulgaria)
    The youngster comes on to make his international debut.
  • Start Time
    The second half begins.
  • End Time
    The referee blows for half-time.
  • 45+2
    Del Piero (Italy) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
    Italy end the half on the attack as they face elimination from the tournament.
  • 45+2
    Del Piero (Italy) has a shot blocked.
    Italy attack straight away with Cassano setting up his fellow forward, but the Bulgarian defence holds firm.
  • 45+2
    I. Stoyanov (Bulgaria) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Panucci (Italy).
  • Yellow Card
    45+1
    M.Petrov (Bulgaria) is booked.
    The goalscorer is cautioned for excessive celebrations.
  • Goal
    45
    M.Petrov (Bulgaria) scores from the penalty spot.
    The midfield player expertly sends the ball low into the left corner with Buffon going the other way.
  • Yellow Card
    44
    Materazzi (Italy) is booked.
  • 44
    Materazzi (Italy) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on M.Petrov (Bulgaria).
    The Italian defender gives away a penalty, tussling with the striker as tries to connect with a pass.
  • 42
    Zdravkov (Bulgaria) makes a save.
  • 42
    Del Piero (Italy) has an effort on goal.
    The forward dips the ball over the wall, but the Bulgarian goalkeeper saves with the ball bouncing just in front of him.
  • 41
    Del Piero (Italy) takes the free-kick.
  • 41
    Janković (Bulgaria) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Fiore (Italy).
    The free-kick is in a central position 25 metres from goal.
  • 38
    Corradi (Italy) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
    Del Piero and Cassano combine well to work an opportunity that comes to nothing as the striker moves too soon.
  • 36
    M.Petrov (Bulgaria) misses the target.
    The set-piece balloons over the bar.
  • 36
    M.Petrov (Bulgaria) takes the free-kick.
  • 35
    Zambrotta (Italy) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Lazarov (Bulgaria).
    Bulgaria have a free-kick 30 metres from goal.
  • 34
    Zambrotta (Italy) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on M Hristov (Bulgaria).
  • 33
    Corradi (Italy) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
    Italy grow increasingly frustrated as they try unsuccessfully to break down the Bulgarian defence.
  • 33
    Cassano (Italy) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 32
    Janković (Bulgaria) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Zambrotta (Italy).
  • 32
    Cassano (Italy) misses the target.
    Corradi battles well to win the ball in the Bulgarian area and it falls to the unmarked playmaker who drags his shot wide from 12 metres.
  • 30
    M.Petrov (Bulgaria) delivers the corner.
  • 30
    Buffon (Italy) makes a save.
  • 30
    M.Petrov (Bulgaria) has an effort on goal.
    The midfield player bursts into the Italian area down the inside-left channel, but his shot is easily covered at the near post.
  • 29
    Del Piero (Italy) delivers the corner.
  • 29
    Corradi (Italy) misses the target.
    The striker beats the Bulgarian defence to get on the end of a chipped pass, but he takes too long to shoot.
  • 28
    Berbatov (Bulgaria) has a shot blocked.
    Bulgaria break, but Italy get back to clear.
  • 28
    Berbatov (Bulgaria) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 27
    Corradi (Italy) has an effort on goal.
    Zambrotta does well to cross under pressure, Cassano cleverly flicks the ball on and the striker tries a looping header that is easily saved.
  • 27
    Lazarov (Bulgaria) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Zambrotta (Italy).
  • 25
    Zambrotta (Italy) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Borimirov (Bulgaria).
  • 24
    I. Stoyanov (Bulgaria) misses the target.
    The defender tries his luck from 25 metres, but his effort is wild.
  • 23
    Perrotta (Italy) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on M.Petrov (Bulgaria).
    The foul gives Bulgaria a free-kick on the left-hand edge of the Italian area.
  • 22
    Nesta (Italy) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Janković (Bulgaria).
  • 22
    Cassano (Italy) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 19
    Berbatov (Bulgaria) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 17
    M. Petkov (Bulgaria) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Perrotta (Italy).
  • 16
    Del Piero (Italy) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 15
    Zambrotta (Italy) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Lazarov (Bulgaria).
    Italy start to assert themselves, but the Bulgarian midfield player snuffs out a threat in his area and is fouled in the process.
  • 14
    Del Piero (Italy) misses the target.
    The forward latches on to the rebound, but his effort goes wide of the post as he stretches to control the ball.
  • 14
    Zdravkov (Bulgaria) makes a save.
  • 14
    Fiore (Italy) has an effort on goal.
    Italy come close to taking the lead as Cassano crosses to the unmarked midfield player, who sends in a spectacular volley that the Bulgarian goalkeeper does well to parry.
  • 13
    M.Petrov (Bulgaria) takes the corner.
  • 13
    Buffon (Italy) makes a save.
  • 13
    M.Petrov (Bulgaria) has an effort on goal.
    The midfield player shoots from an acute angle and the goalkeeper is almost suprised, but recovers to save at the near post.
  • 10
    Pirlo (Italy) is penalised for a foul on Lazarov (Bulgaria).
  • 8
    Cassano (Italy) fouls.
  • 4
    Corradi (Italy) is flagged for offside.
    The striker mistimes his run trying to get behind the Bulgarian defence.
  • 4
    I. Stoyanov (Bulgaria) is penalised for a foul on Cassano (Italy).
  • Start Time
    The match is under way.
    Italy, wearing blue shirts and white shorts, get the game started, attacking the goal to the right.

Legend:

  • Goals
    Goals
  • Own goal
    Own goal
  • Converted penalty
    Converted penalty
  • Missed penalty
    Missed penalty
  • Red card
    Red card
  • Yellow card
    Yellow card
  • Second yellow card
    Second yellow card
  • Substitution
    Substitution
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