Renzo Barbera - Palermo 10/10/2014 - 20:45CET (20:45 local time)

Qualifying round - Group H

Italy - Azerbaijan
2-1
 

Italy - Azerbaijan 2-1 - 10/10/2014 - Match page - UEFA EURO 2016

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Chiellini relief as Italy edge Azerbaijan

Published: Friday 10 October 2014, 22.00CET
Chiellini relief as Italy edge Azerbaijan 
Highlights: Italy v Azerbaijan ©AFP/Getty Images

Italy have two wins from two in Group H thanks to two Giorgio Chiellini headers
Berti Vogts's still point-less side keep hosts at bay for almost a half
One minute from half-time Chiellini gives Italy lead from corner
Juventus centre-back scores 76th-minute own goal, again from corner
Chiellini soon makes amends, nodding in winner for Azzurri
Andrea Pirlo plays 113th international
Next games: Malta v Italy, Croatia v Azerbaijan (Monday)

Giorgio Chiellini turned from hero to villain, and to hero again, as Italy beat Azerbaijan 2-1 in Palermo to remain on maximum points after two games in UEFA EURO 2016 Group H.

 

Standings

Last updated: 03/12/2014 10:39 CET

Legend:

P: Played   
Pts: Points   
SSI Err

Match statistics

Italy
Azerbaijan

2

Goals scored

1

61

Possession (%)

40

21

Total attempts

2

4

on target

1

14

off target

1

3

blocked

0

1

against woodwork

0

8

Corners

1

2

Offsides

0

2

Yellow cards

2

0

Red Cards

0

20

Fouls committed

17

16

Fouls suffered

20

420

Passes

218

381

completed

190

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Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
  • Yellow Card
    87
    Zaza (Italy) is booked.
  • Substitution
    86
    Nadirov (in) - Amirguliyev (out) (Azerbaijan)
  • Yellow Card
    84
    R. F. Sadygov (Azerbaijan) is booked.
  • Goal
    82
    Chiellini (Italy) scores!

See also

  • Italy

    Next match played UEFA EURO: v Malta, 13 October 2014, 0-1
  • Azerbaijan

    Next match played UEFA EURO: v Croatia, 13 October 2014, 6-0
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