Ta' Qali National Stadium - Ta' Qali 13/10/2014 - 20:45CET (20:45 local time)

Qualifying round - Group H

Malta - Italy
0-1
 

Malta - Italy 0-1 - 13/10/2014 - Match page - UEFA EURO 2016

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Debutant Pellè gives Italy victory in Malta

Published: Monday 13 October 2014, 22.00CET
Debutant Pellè gives Italy victory in Malta 
Highlights: Malta v Italy ©Getty Images

Italy debutant Graziano Pellè's 24th-minute goal decides the Group H encounter
Malta captain Michael Mifsud (28) and Italy's Leonardo Bonucci (73) dismissed
Antonio Conte's Italy have a perfect record after three matches; Malta are point-less
Malta coach Pietro Ghedin suffers defeat against the country of his birth
Next games: Bulgaria v Malta, Italy v Croatia (November 16) 

A goal by Italy debutant Graziano Pellè was enough to see off Malta at Ta' Qali National Stadium where both sides finished with ten men as the Azzurri maintained their perfect record in UEFA EURO 2016 qualifying Group H

 

Lineups

Malta

Malta

Italy

Italy

1Hogg (GK)1Buffon (GK) (C)
2Z. Muscat3Chiellini
4P. Fenech5Verratti
5Agius6Candreva
7Failla
90+3
8Marchisio
8Briffa
42
9Immobile
65
9M. Mifsud (C)
28
15Florenzi
59
11R. Muscat17Pellè
24
75
13Schembri
85
19Bonucci
73
15Mintoff
72
20Darmian
44
17R. Camilleri23Pasqual

Substitutes

12Haber (GK)12Sirigu (GK)
23N. Vella (GK)16Perin (GK)
3Bezzina
90+3
2De Sciglio
6R. Fenech4Ogbonna
75
10Cohen
85
7Zaza
14S. Pisani10Giovinco
65
16T. Vella11Poli
18Kristensen14Aquilani
59
19Grioli18Parolo
20J. Farrugia21Pirlo
21Baldacchino
72
22Destro
22R. Scicluna

Coaches

Pietro Ghedin (ITA) Antonio Conte (ITA)

Referee

Ovidiu Haţegan (ROU)

Standings

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

Legend:

P: Played   
Pts: Points   
SSI Err

Match statistics

Malta
Italy

0

Goals scored

1

29

Possession (%)

71

4

Total attempts

17

1

on target

4

2

off target

9

1

blocked

4

0

against woodwork

3

2

Corners

8

0

Offsides

0

1

Yellow cards

1

1

Red Cards

1

6

Fouls committed

14

13

Fouls suffered

6

150

Passes

649

125

completed

606

photos

Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
  • Substitution
    90+3
    Bezzina (in) - Failla (out) (Malta)
  • Substitution
    85
    Cohen (in) - Schembri (out) (Malta)
  • Substitution
    75
    Ogbonna (in) - Pellè (out) (Italy)
  • Red Card
    73
    Bonucci (Italy) is dismissed.

See also

  • Malta

    Next match played UEFA EURO: v Bulgaria, 16 November 2014, 1-1
  • Italy

    Next match played UEFA EURO: v Croatia, 16 November 2014, 1-1
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