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Three out of three for Italy

Published: Saturday 9 October 2004, 0.52CET
Slovenia 0-3 Italy Rolando Bianchi and Giorgio Chiellini scored as the holders earned a third win.
Published: Saturday 9 October 2004, 0.52CET

Three out of three for Italy

Slovenia 0-3 Italy Rolando Bianchi and Giorgio Chiellini scored as the holders earned a third win.

Holders Italy continued their winning start in Group 5 of the UEFA European Under-21 Championship as they defeated ten-man Slovenia 3-0 in Nova Gorica on Friday night.

Bozic sent off
The Azzurrini ran away with the game after Slovenia had been reduced to ten men by Marco Bozic's 62nd-minute dismissal, winning through goals from Rolando Bianchi (2) and Giorgio Chiellini.

Bianchi opener
Bianchi headed the opening goal in the 65th minute from a Biagio Pagano cross. A Chiellini header doubled the lead before Bianchi struck his second of the night with 13 minutes remaining as Italy made it three wins out of three.

Last updated: 28/03/13 3.35CET

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Lineups

Slovenia

Slovenia

Italy

Italy

1
ŠimčičVasja Šimčič (GK)
1
AgliardiFederico Agliardi (GK)
2
KelharDejan Kelhar
Substitution66
2
MantovaniAndrea Mantovani
3
HadžičDamir Hadžič
3
ChielliniGiorgio Chiellini
Goal67
Yellow Card78
4
MatičDarijan Matič
4
BovoCesare Bovo
5
BerkoSebastjan Berko (C)
5
PotenzaAlessandro Potenza
6
ŠulerMarko Šuler
6
DonadelMarco Donadel (C)
Yellow Card71
7
BrečkoMišo Brečko
7
RosinaAlessandro Rosina
Substitution59
8
M. BožičMarko Božič
Red/Yellow Card58
8
LazzariAndrea Lazzari
Substitution72
9
VršičDare Vršič
Substitution84
9
BianchiRolando Bianchi
Goal61
Goal77
10
SemlerBorut Semler
Yellow Card78
10
AquilaniAlberto Aquilani
Substitution74
11
BožičičSaša Božičič
Substitution46
11
PazziniGiampaolo Pazzini

Substitutes

12
LjubojevičLjubiša Ljubojevič (GK)
12
BerniTommaso Berni (GK)
13
JeseničnikAleš Jeseničnik
13
PiccoloFelice Piccolo
14
UrbancDejan Urbanc
Substitution66
14
ZambelliMarco Zambelli
15
RobnikDejan Robnik
15
LovisoMassimo Loviso
Substitution74
16
BečiriErdžan Bečiri
16
PaganoBiagio Pagano
Substitution59
17
LjubijankičZlatan Ljubijankič
Substitution84
17
NocerinoAntonio Nocerino
18
BirsaValter Birsa
Substitution46
18
PepeSimone Pepe
Substitution72

Coach

Branko Zupan (SVN) Claudio Gentile (ITA)

Referee

Athanassios Briakos (GRE)

Assistant referees

Dimitrios Papadopoulos (GRE), Dimitris Itskos (GRE)

Fourth official

Konstantinos Finokaliotis (GRE)

Legend:

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  • SubstitutionSubstitution
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