Match statistics

SpainItaly

Goals scored1
 
1
Possession (%)60
 
40
Total attempts18
 
10
Attempts on target9
 
6
Attempts off target9
 
4
Attempts blocked4
 
0
Attempts against woodwork0
 
0
Corners7
 
2
Offsides2
 
3
Yellow cards3
 
4
Red Cards0
 
0
Fouls committed12
 
19
Fouls suffered19
 
12

Standings

Last updated: 12/02/2013 17:13 CET

Legend:

P: Played   
Pts: Points   
 

Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
    That is it, both sides must be content with a share of the spoils after Cesc Fàbregas cancelled out substitute Antonio Di Natale's opener for the Italians. An exciting encounter that never deserved a loser.
  • 90+3
    Jordi Alba (Spain) takes the free-kick.
  • 90+2
    Bonucci (Italy) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Iniesta (Spain).
  • 90+2
    Xabi Alonso (Spain) misses the target.
  • 90
    Xabi Alonso (Spain) delivers the free-kick wide.
  • Substitution
    90
    Nocerino (in) - Thiago Motta (out) (Italy)
  • Yellow Card
    89
    Maggio (Italy) is booked.
  • 89
    Maggio (Italy) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Iniesta (Spain).
  • 89
    Marchisio (Italy) has an effort on goal.
  • 89
    Casillas (Spain) makes a save.
    Claudio Marchisio can't quite get the ball out of his feet to get any power on the effort as the ball came his way inside a busy penalty area. Easy save for the Spanish captain.
  • 87
    Xabi Alonso (Spain) takes the free-kick.
  • 87
    Maggio (Italy) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Xabi Alonso (Spain).
  • 85
    Torres (Spain) misses the target.
    Fernando Torres plays a one-two with Andrés Iniesta and sees the keeper come off his line to meet the striker, but Torres cannot quite find his range and the lob ends up on the roof of the net.
  • 85
    Pirlo (Italy) takes the free-kick.
  • Yellow Card
    84
    Torres (Spain) is booked.
  • 84
    Torres (Spain) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on De Rossi (Italy).
  • Yellow Card
    84
    Arbeloa (Spain) is booked.
  • 82
    Marchisio (Italy) takes the free-kick.
  • 82
    Xabi Alonso (Spain) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Giovinco (Italy).
  • 81
    Ramos (Spain) takes the free-kick.
  • 81
    Thiago Motta (Italy) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Jordi Alba (Spain).
  • 80
    Marchisio (Italy) blocks a shot.
  • 80
    Xavi Hernández (Spain) delivers the free-kick on target.
  • Yellow Card
    79
    Chiellini (Italy) is booked.
  • 79
    Chiellini (Italy) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Iniesta (Spain).
  • 77
    Di Natale (Italy) misses the target.
    Sebastian Giovinco produces a wonderful clipped pass into the area, and a darting Antonio Di Natale meets it with an acrobatic volley that flies narrowly wide of the elft upright.
  • 77
    Thiago Motta (Italy) takes the free-kick.
  • 77
    Xavi Hernández (Spain) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Pirlo (Italy).
  • 76
    Busquets (Spain) misses the target.
    Sergio Busquets connects with his header, but cannot direct it on goal and watches it skip wide of the far post.
  • 76
    Xavi Hernández (Spain) takes the free-kick.
  • 75
    Giovinco (Italy) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Torres (Spain).
  • Substitution
    74
    Torres (in) - Fàbregas (out) (Spain)
  • 73
    Jordi Alba (Spain) misses the target.
  • 71
    Buffon (Italy) takes the free-kick.
  • 70
    Ramos (Spain) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Maggio (Italy).
  • 70
    Xavi Hernández (Spain) delivers the corner.
  • 67
    Xabi Alonso (Spain) takes the free-kick.
  • Yellow Card
    66
    Jordi Alba (Spain) is cautioned by the referee.
  • Yellow Card
    66
    Bonucci (Italy) is cautioned by the referee.
  • 66
    Bonucci (Italy) is penalised for a foul on Iniesta (Spain).
  • Substitution
    65
    Giovinco (in) - Cassano (out) (Italy)
  • Substitution
    64
    Jesús Navas (in) - Silva (out) (Spain)
  • Goal
    64
    Fàbregas (Spain) scores!
    Cesc Fàbregas responds almost immediately, latching onto David Silva's inventive flicked through pass and smashing the ball in low.
  • 63
    Buffon (Italy) makes a save.
  • 63
    Iniesta (Spain) has an effort on goal.
  • Goal
    61
    Di Natale (Italy) scores!
    A super substitution by Cesare Prandelli as recent arrival to the action Antonio Di Natale races onto Andrea Pirlo's sumptuous pass and strokes the ball into the right-hand corner. Excellent finish.
  • 58
    Piqué (Spain) takes the free-kick.
  • 58
    Di Natale (Italy) is flagged for offside.
  • 58
    Thiago Motta (Italy) takes the free-kick.
  • 58
    Arbeloa (Spain) is penalised for a foul on Cassano (Italy).
  • Substitution
    56
    Di Natale (in) - Balotelli (out) (Italy)
  • 55
    Cassano (Italy) misses the target.
  • 52
    Pirlo (Italy) takes the free-kick.
  • 52
    Jordi Alba (Spain) is penalised for a foul on Balotelli (Italy).
  • 52
    Xavi Hernández (Spain) takes the corner.
  • 51
    Iniesta (Spain) misses the target.
    Gianluigi Buffon just manages to tip Andrés Iniesta's fierce near post effort beyond the far upright after the Spaniard had just about escaped the attentions of Daniele De Rossi.
  • 50
    Xavi Hernández (Spain) misses the target.
  • 50
    Xavi Hernández (Spain) takes the free-kick.
  • 50
    Marchisio (Italy) is penalised for a foul on Xabi Alonso (Spain).
  • 50
    Iniesta (Spain) takes the corner.
  • 50
    Buffon (Italy) makes a save.
  • 49
    Fàbregas (Spain) has an effort on goal.
  • 47
    Busquets (Spain) takes the free-kick.
  • 47
    Chiellini (Italy) is penalised for a foul on Xavi Hernández (Spain).
  • Start Time
    The second half begins.
  • End Time
    The referee blows for half-time.
    It is goalless at half-time in Gdansk, with Italy the superior side in the first half - at least in terms of clear-cut chances, if not possession. This match hangs in the balance and an intriguing second period awaits.
  • 45+1
    Xabi Alonso (Spain) takes the free-kick.
  • 45+1
    Cassano (Italy) is penalised for a foul on Xabi Alonso (Spain).
  • 45
    Casillas (Spain) makes a save.
    Iker Casillas dives to his right to pull off an excellent reaction save with his right palm from Thiago Motta's powerful header after Antonio Cassano picked him out superbly.
  • 45
    Thiago Motta (Italy) has an effort on goal.
  • 44
    Iniesta (Spain) misses the target.
  • 43
    Xavi Hernández (Spain) delivers the corner.
  • 43
    Bonucci (Italy) blocks a shot.
  • 43
    Fàbregas (Spain) has an effort on goal.
    Cesc Fàbregas gets forward but Leonardo Bonucci stays tight to the FC Barcelona man and stands firm to his shot.
  • 42
    De Rossi (Italy) takes the free-kick.
  • 42
    Busquets (Spain) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Chiellini (Italy).
  • 41
    Busquets (Spain) takes the free-kick.
  • 41
    Chiellini (Italy) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Silva (Spain).
  • 40
    Buffon (Italy) takes the free-kick.
  • 39
    Fàbregas (Spain) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Maggio (Italy).
  • 37
    Ramos (Spain) takes the free-kick.
  • Yellow Card
    37
    Balotelli (Italy) is booked.
  • 37
    Balotelli (Italy) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Jordi Alba (Spain).
  • 36
    Casillas (Spain) makes a save.
    Iker Casillas' palms are stung from the edge of the box as Claudio Marchisio hits an excellent left-footed volley.
  • 36
    Marchisio (Italy) has an effort on goal.
  • 35
    Pirlo (Italy) takes the free-kick.
  • 35
    Fàbregas (Spain) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Chiellini (Italy).
  • 35
    De Rossi (Italy) takes the free-kick.
  • 35
    Silva (Spain) is adjudged to be in an offside position.
  • 34
    Casillas (Spain) takes the free-kick.
  • 34
    Balotelli (Italy) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Piqué (Spain).
  • 34
    Casillas (Spain) makes a save.
    Antonio Cassano's hard low shot is too hot to hold for the keeper, who just palms the ball out. Mario Balotelli cannot take advantage though.
  • 34
    Cassano (Italy) has an effort on goal.
  • 32
    Xavi Hernández (Spain) takes the free-kick.
  • 32
    Cassano (Italy) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Casillas (Spain).
    Antonio Cassano chases down Iker Casillas, who takes a risk with an extra touch in front of his goal, but the keeper is too quick and draws the foul.
  • 31
    Xavi Hernández (Spain) takes the free-kick.
  • 31
    Pirlo (Italy) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Busquets (Spain).
  • 30
    Xabi Alonso (Spain) takes the free-kick.
  • 30
    Balotelli (Italy) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Arbeloa (Spain).
  • 30
    Buffon (Italy) makes a save.
    Comfortable save for the keeper, holding onto the drilled effort from the angle.
  • 30
    Iniesta (Spain) has an effort on goal.
  • 30
    Xavi Hernández (Spain) delivers the corner.
    Andrés Iniesta does well to dance around a challenge and clip in a cross - headed away by Giorgio Chiellini for a corner.
  • 28
    Marchisio (Italy) takes the free-kick.
  • 28
    Xabi Alonso (Spain) gives away a free-kick for a challenge on Maggio (Italy).
  • 27
    Xabi Alonso (Spain) takes the free-kick.
  • 27
    Chiellini (Italy) is penalised for a foul on Xavi Hernández (Spain).
  • 26
    Arbeloa (Spain) takes the free-kick.
  • 26
    Balotelli (Italy) is penalised for a foul on Arbeloa (Spain).
  • 26
    Busquets (Spain) takes the free-kick.
  • 25
    Cassano (Italy) is flagged for offside.
  • 25
    De Rossi (Italy) blocks a shot.
  • 25
    Iniesta (Spain) has an effort on goal.
  • 23
    Busquets (Spain) takes the free-kick.
  • 23
    Giaccherini (Italy) is penalised for a foul on Arbeloa (Spain).
  • 22
    Cassano (Italy) misses the target.
  • 21
    Maggio (Italy) takes the free-kick.
  • 20
    Fàbregas (Spain) is flagged for offside.
    Andrés Iniesta starts an excellent move for Spain, gliding past Giorgio Chiellini and Daniele De Rossi, but his pass finds his team-mate in an offside position.
  • 15
    De Rossi (Italy) blocks a shot.
  • 15
    Silva (Spain) has an effort on goal.
  • 13
    Casillas (Spain) makes a save.
  • 13
    Pirlo (Italy) delivers the free-kick on target.
  • 12
    Ramos (Spain) is penalised for a foul on Cassano (Italy).
    A free-kick in a wonderful position for the Azzurri here, as Antonio Cassano is felled by Sergio Ramos on the edge of the box.
  • 11
    Buffon (Italy) makes a save.
  • 11
    Silva (Spain) has an effort on goal.
  • 11
    Pirlo (Italy) takes the corner.
  • 10
    Balotelli (Italy) misses the target.
  • 9
    Silva (Spain) misses the target.
  • 9
    Xavi Hernández (Spain) takes the corner.
  • 7
    Pirlo (Italy) takes the corner.
  • 6
    Pirlo (Italy) takes the free-kick.
  • 5
    Jordi Alba (Spain) is penalised for a foul on Maggio (Italy).
    Andrea Pirlo can whip in from the right wing here.
  • 3
    Jordi Alba (Spain) takes the free-kick.
  • 3
    Cassano (Italy) is flagged for offside.
  • 2
    Xavi Hernández (Spain) takes the corner.
  • Start Time
    The match is under way.
    Spain kick-off and play the ball back to Gerard Piqué who unusually hits the ball long to David Silva.

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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