Bakı Olimpiya Stadionu - Baku 10/10/2015 - 18:00CET (21:00 local timelocal)

Qualifying round - Group H

Azerbaijan - Italy
1-3
 

Azerbaijan - Italy 1-3 - 10/10/2015 - Match page - UEFA EURO 2016

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Italy see off Azerbaijan to reach finals

Published: Saturday 10 October 2015, 22.00CET

  • Italy become tenth side to qualify for UEFA EURO 2016 with win in Azerbaijan
  • Antonio Conte's side unbeaten in qualifying fixtures since 2006
  • Éder, Stephan El Shaarawy and Matteo Darmian on the scoresheet
  • Dmitri Nazarov scorers hosts' consolation
  • Final games: Bulgaria v Azerbaijan, Italy v Norway

Italy confirmed their place at next summer's UEFA European Championship with a comfortable victory against Azerbaijan thanks to goals from Éder, Stephan El Shaarawy and Matteo Darmian in Baku.

 

Standings

 

Match statistics

Azerbaijan
Italy

1

Goals scored

3

53

Possession (%)

47

9

Total attempts

13

6

on target

6

0

off target

5

3

blocked

2

0

against woodwork

1

2

Corners

5

1

Offsides

2

1

Yellow cards

0

1

Red Cards

0

9

Fouls committed

16

15

Fouls suffered

9

522

Passes

445

471

completed

404

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Minute By Minute

  • End Time
    The final whistle is blown.
    Italy progress to the UEFA European Championship in France next summer after a dominant display in Baku after goals by Éder, Stephan El Shaarawy and Matteo Darmian. Azerbaijan posed serious questions of Antonio Conte's side but the visitors prevailed in the end.
  • Yellow Card
    90+3
    Medvedev (Azerbaijan) is cautioned by the referee.
  • Substitution
    90+1
    Mirzabekov (in) - Ismayilov (out) (Azerbaijan)
  • Substitution
    88
    Montolivo (in) - Candreva (out) (Italy)
  • Red Card
    88
    Hüseynov (Azerbaijan) is dismissed.
    Badavi Hüseynov is dismissed after pulling pack Sebastian Giovinco just when the Italy substitute appeared to be through on goal.

See also

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