Match statistics

NetherlandsItaly

Goals scored3
 
0
Attempts on target9
 
5
Attempts off target4
 
11
Corners3
 
5
Fouls committed19
 
10
Yellow cards1
 
3
Red cards0
 
0

Standings

Last updated: 27/06/2012 11:56 CET

Legend:

P: Played   
Pts: Points   
 

Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
  • 90+3
    Del Piero (Italy) takes the corner.
  • 90+3
    Ambrosini (Italy) misses the target.
    Toni again holds the ball up well and lays it off for Ambrosini, who looks certain to score, but his shot from close range hits another Dutchman before going wide.
  • 90+2
    Ooijer (Netherlands) is penalised for a foul on Del Piero (Italy).
  • 89
    Van Persie (Netherlands) misses the target.
    Van Persie wriggles past Barzagli and shoots from the left. His shot flies just wide of the far post.
  • 89
    Van der Vaart (Netherlands) has a shot blocked.
  • 88
    Heitinga (Netherlands) takes the free-kick.
  • 88
    Ambrosini (Italy) fouls.
  • 88
    Barzagli (Italy) takes the free-kick.
  • 88
    Van Persie (Netherlands) is flagged for offside.
  • 86
    Van Persie (Netherlands) is flagged for offside.
  • 86
    Heitinga (Netherlands) takes the free-kick.
  • 86
    Del Piero (Italy) is flagged for offside.
  • 85
    Panucci (Italy) misses the target.
  • 84
    Pirlo (Italy) takes the corner.
  • 82
    Heitinga (Netherlands) takes the free-kick.
  • 82
    Afellay (Netherlands) hits the crossbar.
    Afellay lets rip from wide on the right and his rasping effort hits the top of the bar, as the Netherlands look for their fourth goal.
  • 82
    Grosso (Italy) delivers the free-kick wide.
  • 81
    Pirlo (Italy) takes the free-kick.
  • 81
    Van Bronckhorst (Netherlands) is penalised for a foul on Cassano (Italy).
  • Substitution
    81
    Afellay (in) - Kuyt (out) (Netherlands)
  • Goal
    79
    Van Bronckhorst (Netherlands) scores!
  • 79
    Buffon (Italy) makes a save.
    Buffon saves Kuyt's shot with his face after Van der Vaart puts him through in yet another Oranje counterattack. Kuyt picks up the rebound and crosses for Van Bronckhorst whose header goes in despite the best efforts of Zambrotta to clear his lines.
  • 79
    Kuyt (Netherlands) has an effort on goal.
  • 79
    Van der Sar (Netherlands) makes a save.
  • 79
    Pirlo (Italy) delivers the free-kick on target.
    Pirlo's superb free-kick is excellently parried by the ever-busier Van der Sar.
  • 78
    Ooijer (Netherlands) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Del Piero (Italy).
  • 78
    Van der Sar (Netherlands) makes a save.
  • 78
    Grosso (Italy) has an effort on goal.
    Grosso races down the right and cuts inside but his shot is saved by Van der Sar. Cassano pounces but the ball is cleared in the nick of time.
  • 77
    Buffon (Italy) makes a save.
  • 77
    Engelaar (Netherlands) has an effort on goal.
  • Substitution
    77
    Heitinga (in) - Boulahrouz (out) (Netherlands)
  • 76
    Toni (Italy) misses the target.
    Toni trips the offside trap, controls the ball expertly but with only Van der Sar to beat lobs the ball over both goalkeeper and crossbar.
  • 75
    Van der Sar (Netherlands) takes the free-kick.
  • Substitution
    75
    Cassano (in) - Camoranesi (out) (Italy)
    The last throw of the dice for Donadoni, who throws on the skilful Antonio Cassano instead of Camoranesi.
  • 75
    Van der Vaart (Netherlands) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 72
    Van Persie (Netherlands) has a shot blocked.
  • 72
    Zambrotta (Italy) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Sneijder (Netherlands).
  • 72
    Pirlo (Italy) takes the free-kick.
  • 71
    Kuyt (Netherlands) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Grosso (Italy).
  • Substitution
    70
    Van Persie (in) - Van Nistelrooy (out) (Netherlands)
    Robin van Persie replaces a smiling Van Nistelrooy who is clearly satisfied with his evening's work.
  • 70
    Del Piero (Italy) misses the target.
    Del Piero threatens again after Italy string together a succession of neat passes around the area. The Italy captain lets fly but again the ball fizzes centimetres over.
  • 69
    Van der Vaart (Netherlands) delivers the free-kick wide.
  • 69
    Ambrosini (Italy) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Van der Vaart (Netherlands).
  • 67
    Pirlo (Italy) delivers the corner.
  • 66
    Van der Sar (Netherlands) makes a save.
    Del Piero works room for a shot on the edge of the area but Van der Sar gets down to his curling shot.
  • 66
    Del Piero (Italy) has an effort on goal.
  • 65
    Van der Sar (Netherlands) takes the free-kick.
  • 65
    Del Piero (Italy) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • Substitution
    64
    Del Piero (in) - Di Natale (out) (Italy)
    Di Natale comes off and is replaced by Alessandro Del Piero, who takes the armband and tries to rally the Azzurri.
  • 64
    Pirlo (Italy) delivers the free-kick wide.
    Pirlo catches Van der Sar out with a cheeky free-kick from way out on the left flank but it flies just wide of the near post. Could have been the turning point.
  • 64
    Pirlo (Italy) takes the free-kick.
  • 63
    Van der Vaart (Netherlands) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Pirlo (Italy).
  • 61
    Engelaar (Netherlands) takes the free-kick.
  • 61
    Gattuso (Italy) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Van Bronckhorst (Netherlands).
  • 60
    Van der Sar (Netherlands) makes a save.
    Toni does well to hold off his marker and bring down a pass from Panucci. He turns on the edge of the area but his shot lacks the power to trouble Van der Sar.
  • 60
    Toni (Italy) has an effort on goal.
  • 59
    Ambrosini (Italy) takes the free-kick.
  • 59
    Van der Vaart (Netherlands) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Ambrosini (Italy).
  • 59
    Pirlo (Italy) takes the free-kick.
  • Yellow Card
    58
    N. de Jong (Netherlands) is shown a yellow card.
  • 58
    N. de Jong (Netherlands) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Ambrosini (Italy).
  • 57
    Pirlo (Italy) takes the free-kick.
  • 56
    N. de Jong (Netherlands) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Zambrotta (Italy).
  • 55
    N. de Jong (Netherlands) takes the free-kick.
  • Substitution
    54
    Grosso (in) - Materazzi (out) (Italy)
    The attack-minded left-back Grosso comes on for Materazzi and Panucci moves into central defence as Donadoni tweaks hs formation, moving Zambrotta over to right-back
  • 54
    Zambrotta (Italy) misses the target.
    Zambrotta cleverly flips the ball over Kuyt's head, cuts in from the byline and curls a shot from a tight angle just wide of the far post.
  • 53
    Ooijer (Netherlands) misses the target.
  • 52
    Van der Vaart (Netherlands) delivers the corner.
    Ooijer gets on the end of Van der Vaart's corner but can only direct his header wide under pressure from Materazzi, whose slip conceded the corner in the first place.
  • Yellow Card
    51
    Gattuso (Italy) is shown a yellow card.
  • 47
    Panucci (Italy) misses the target.
  • 46
    Pirlo (Italy) delivers the corner.
    It's break-neck pace again as Ambrosini earns a corner following a scramble in the area, in which André Ooijer makes a bold interception on Di Natale.
  • 46
    Sneijder (Netherlands) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Gattuso (Italy).
  • Start Time
    The second half begins.
  • End Time
    The referee blows for half-time.
  • 45
    Di Natale (Italy) misses the target.
    Di Natale unleashes a fierce drive on the turn but he too cannot kep his shot down.
  • 44
    Van der Vaart (Netherlands) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Pirlo (Italy).
  • 43
    Sneijder (Netherlands) delivers the corner.
  • 43
    Buffon (Italy) makes a save.
    Van Nistelrooy, who has maintained his record of scoring in every UEFA European Championship finals group match he has played in, races clean through on goal but Buffon somehow gets a toe on his shot, which just clears the bar. Remarkable save.
  • 43
    Van Nistelrooy (Netherlands) has an effort on goal.
  • 40
    Kuyt (Netherlands) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Materazzi (Italy).
  • 38
    Sneijder (Netherlands) has a shot blocked.
  • 36
    Materazzi (Italy) takes the free-kick.
  • 35
    Van Nistelrooy (Netherlands) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 35
    N. de Jong (Netherlands) takes the free-kick.
  • Yellow Card
    35
    Zambrotta (Italy) is booked.
  • 35
    Zambrotta (Italy) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Kuyt (Netherlands).
  • 34
    Ooijer (Netherlands) takes the free-kick.
  • 34
    Di Natale (Italy) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 33
    Van der Sar (Netherlands) makes a save.
    Di Natale is picked out by Camoranesi but his volley bounces straight at Edwin van der Sar who is unsighted but saves and smothers.
  • 33
    Di Natale (Italy) has an effort on goal.
  • Goal
    31
    Sneijder (Netherlands) scores!
    Pirlo's corner is cleared off the line by Van Bronckhorst and from a sweeping counterattack Van Bronckhorst's crossfield pass is headed into the path of Sneijder who half-volleys past Buffon from close range. A goals of the tournament contender.
  • 31
    Pirlo (Italy) delivers the corner.
  • 30
    Camoranesi (Italy) takes the free-kick.
  • 30
    Engelaar (Netherlands) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Camoranesi (Italy).
  • 29
    Van Bronckhorst (Netherlands) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Camoranesi (Italy).
  • 27
    Pirlo (Italy) takes the free-kick.
  • 27
    Van der Vaart (Netherlands) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Pirlo (Italy).
  • Yellow Card
    27
    Toni (Italy) is booked.
  • Goal
    26
    Van Nistelrooy (Netherlands) scores!
    Gianluigi Buffon punches Van der Vaart's swirling free-kick out, taking Christian Panucci out in the process. The Oranje pick up the loose ball and Van Nistelrooy turns Wesley Sneijder's shot from the edge of the area in from close range.
  • 26
    Van der Vaart (Netherlands) takes the free-kick.
  • 25
    Ambrosini (Italy) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Van der Vaart (Netherlands).
  • 24
    Van der Vaart (Netherlands) delivers the corner.
    Marco Materazzi comes to the rescue as he flicks the ball wide with Van Nistelrooy behind him poised to head in.
  • 24
    Sneijder (Netherlands) takes the free-kick.
  • 24
    Panucci (Italy) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Van Nistelrooy (Netherlands).
    Massimo Ambrosini is brought down by two Dutchman as he races towards goal but the ensuing free-kick by Andrea Pirlo is too high even for the towering Toni at the far post.
  • 23
    Pirlo (Italy) takes the free-kick.
  • 22
    Sneijder (Netherlands) is penalised for a foul on Ambrosini (Italy).
  • 20
    Mathijsen (Netherlands) takes the free-kick.
  • 20
    Toni (Italy) is penalised for a foul on Mathijsen (Netherlands).
  • 19
    Sneijder (Netherlands) misses the target.
    Sneijder tries his luck from distance but his attempt flies wide of the target.
  • 15
    Buffon (Italy) makes a save.
    Van Nistelrroy races onto a fine throughball and just reached the ball before the advancing Buffon. To his credit the Real Madrid CF striker stays on his feet and crosses from the byline, but Buffon recovers in time to clear up.
  • 15
    Van Nistelrooy (Netherlands) has an effort on goal.
  • 13
    Pirlo (Italy) takes the free-kick.
  • 13
    Van Bronckhorst (Netherlands) is penalised for a foul on Panucci (Italy).
  • 12
    Toni (Italy) misses the target.
    Gattuso invents a clever cross with his left foot but Toni can't get his neck around in time to direct his header goalwards. Instead a good chance by his standards loops wide.
  • 11
    Buffon (Italy) makes a save.
    Van der Vaart tries his luck but his low shot doesn't catch out Italy captain for the night Gianluigi Buffon.
  • 11
    Van der Vaart (Netherlands) has an effort on goal.
    Van der Vaart hits Dirk Kuyt with the free-kick to the relief of the Italians, whose wall had disintegrated.
  • 11
    Sneijder (Netherlands) has a shot blocked.
  • 10
    Gattuso (Italy) is penalised for a foul on Van Nistelrooy (Netherlands).
    Gennaro Gattuso fouls Van Nistelrooy 25 metres out moments after bringing down Rafael Van der Vaart.
  • 9
    Gattuso (Italy) is penalised for a foul on Van der Vaart (Netherlands).
  • 7
    Mathijsen (Netherlands) is penalised for a foul on Toni (Italy).
  • 7
    Van Nistelrooy (Netherlands) has a shot blocked.
    Van Nistelrooy receives the ball on the left edge of the area and tries his luck, only for his shot to be blocked by Andrea Barzagli.
  • 5
    Pirlo (Italy) takes the free-kick.
  • 5
    Van Bronckhorst (Netherlands) is penalised for a foul on Camoranesi (Italy).
  • 4
    Camoranesi (Italy) misses the target.
  • 4
    Gattuso (Italy) takes the free-kick.
  • 4
    Ooijer (Netherlands) is penalised for a foul on Pirlo (Italy).
  • 3
    Ambrosini (Italy) takes the free-kick.
  • Start Time
    The match is under way.

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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