Renzo Barbera - Palermo 06/09/2015 - 20:45CET (20:45 local timelocal)

Qualifying round - Group H

Italy - Bulgaria
1-0
 

Italy - Bulgaria 1-0 - 06/09/2015 - Match page - UEFA EURO 2016

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De Rossi penalty edges Italy closer to finals

Published: Sunday 6 September 2015, 22.00CET

  • Daniele De Rossi nets the only goal from the spot on six minutes
  • De Rossi and Ilian Mitsanski then dismissed for 55th-minute altercation
  • Yordan Minev and Svetoslav Dyakov both booked to earn suspensions
  • Italy record eighth victory from nine competitive matches in Palermo
  • Next games: Azerbaijan v Italy, Croatia v Bulgaria (10 October)

Italy took a crucial step towards UEFA EURO 2016 qualification from Group H as a 1-0 scoreline against Bulgaria belied the hosts' dominance in a comfortable victory. 

 

Standings

 

Match statistics

Italy
Bulgaria

1

Goals scored

0

50

Possession (%)

50

21

Total attempts

7

7

on target

2

12

off target

4

2

blocked

1

0

against woodwork

0

3

Corners

2

5

Offsides

0

0

Yellow cards

3

1

Red Cards

1

7

Fouls committed

21

21

Fouls suffered

7

455

Passes

456

409

completed

414

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Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
    The Azzurri's second 1-0 win in three days has lifted them to the top of the group. They lead third-placed Croatia by three points with two games to play.
  • Substitution
    86
    Éder (in) - Candreva (out) (Italy)
  • Yellow Card
    85
    Dyakov (Bulgaria) is cautioned by the referee.
  • Yellow Card
    80
    Rangelov (Bulgaria) is cautioned by the referee.
  • Substitution
    73
    Zaza (in) - Pellè (out) (Italy)

See also

  • SSI Err
  • SSI Err