Natsionalen Stadion Vasil Levski - Sofia 28/03/2015 - 20:45CET (21:45 local timelocal)

Qualifying round - Group H

Bulgaria - Italy
2-2
 

Bulgaria - Italy 2-2 - 28/03/2015 - Match page - UEFA EURO 2016

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Italy debutant Éder thwarts Bulgaria

Published: Saturday 28 March 2015, 22.00CET
Italy debutant Éder thwarts Bulgaria 
Highlights: Bulgaria 2-2 Italy ©Getty Images

Yordan Minev own goal gives Italy an early advantage
Ivelin Popov and Ilian Micanski strike in quick succession to put Bulgaria ahead
Salvatore Sirigu deputises in goal for Italy with Gianluigi Buffon down with flu
Debutant Éder denies Ivaylo Petev a win in his first game as Bulgaria coach
Next qualifiers: Croatia v Italy, Malta v Bulgaria (12 June)

Debutant Éder's brilliant shot on the turn earned Italy a share of the points after goals from Bulgaria's Ivelin Popov and Ilian Micanski threatened an upset in UEFA EURO 2016 Group H.

 

Standings

Last updated: 09/04/2015 11:31 CET
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Match statistics

Bulgaria
Italy

2

Goals scored

2

35

Possession (%)

65

6

Total attempts

21

3

on target

6

1

off target

8

2

blocked

7

1

against woodwork

0

1

Corners

17

2

Offsides

3

1

Yellow cards

3

0

Red Cards

0

16

Fouls committed

14

14

Fouls suffered

14

192

Passes

505

160

completed

461

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Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
  • Yellow Card
    90+1
    Darmian (Italy) is cautioned by the referee.
  • Substitution
    88
    Vasilev (in) - Milanov (out) (Bulgaria)
  • Yellow Card
    88
    Soriano (Italy) is cautioned by the referee.
  • Substitution
    85
    Slavchev (in) - Popov (out) (Bulgaria)

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