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Italy keep Wales in their sights

Published: Wednesday 3 March 2010, 21.48CET
Italy 2-0 Hungary
The hosts moved to within three points of qualifying Group 3 leaders Wales thanks to goals from Stefano Okaka Chuka and Luca Marrone in Rieti.
Italy keep Wales in their sights
Luca Marrone celebrates doubling Italy's lead ©Getty Images

Match statistics

ItalyHungary

Goals scored2
 
0
Attempts on target9
 
1
Attempts off target0
 
0
Corners6
 
1
Fouls committed14
 
16
Yellow cards3
 
3
Red Cards1
 
1

Standings

Last updated: 21/03/2013 00:47 CET

Legend:

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Pts: Points   
Published: Wednesday 3 March 2010, 21.48CET

Italy keep Wales in their sights

Italy 2-0 Hungary
The hosts moved to within three points of qualifying Group 3 leaders Wales thanks to goals from Stefano Okaka Chuka and Luca Marrone in Rieti.

Goals from Stefano Okaka Chuka and Luca Marrone earned Italy a victory against Hungary which lifted the Azzurrini above their opponents into second place in UEFA European Under-21 Championship qualifying Group 3.

Okaka opened the scoring in the 25th minute in Rieti, controlling a long ball from Giuseppe Bellusci, dribbling past two defenders and finding the corner with a low, right-footed shot from the edge of the penalty area. Having been set up by Fabio Borini for an effort on goal moments before Pierluigi Casiraghi's team went ahead, Ezequiel Schelotto returned the favour to the Chelsea FC striker five minutes after the break with a cross which Borini directed narrowly over.

The traffic was one way with Lorenzo De Silvestri the next to threaten, the defender shooting wide after being teed up by Mario Balotelli. However, Italy − who started the evening in fourth − did get their second nine minutes from time when the visitors' defence failed to clear a low cross by De Silvestri from the right and Marrone fired in a powerful left-footed shot from the edge of the box.

Last updated: 27/03/13 4.48CET

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Lineups

Italy

Italy

Hungary

Hungary

1
MannoneVito Mannone (GK)
1
GulácsiPéter Gulácsi (GK)
2
De SilvestriLorenzo De Silvestri (C)
4
KádárTamás Kádár
Yellow Card54
Red Card75
3
BellusciGuiseppe Bellusci
5
DebreceniAndrás Debreceni
4
BolzoniFrancesco Bolzoni
Yellow Card29
Red Card66
6
KorcsmárZsolt Korcsmár
5
AriaudoLorenzo Ariaudo
7
KomanVladimir Koman (C)
6
OgbonnaAngelo Ogbonna
8
VargaJózsef Varga
7
SchelottoEzequiel Schelotto
Yellow Card56
Substitution79
9
FutácsMarkó Futács
8
PoliAndrea Poli
11
LencseLászló Lencse
Substitution76
9
OkakaStefano Okaka
Goal25
13
LázárPál Lázár
Yellow Card36
10
BalotelliMario Balotelli
Substitution89
15
ElekÁkos Elek
11
BoriniFabio Borini
Substitution68
17
GosztonyiAndrás Gosztonyi
Substitution46

Substitutes

12
PerinMattia Perin (GK)
12
MegyeriBalázs Megyeri (GK)
13
BiancoGianluigi Bianco
2
SzabóJános Szabó
14
AngellaGabriele Angella
3
GyömbérGábor Gyömbér
15
MarroneLuca Marrone
Substitution68
Goal81
10
SimonAndrás Simon
16
MustacchioMattia Mustacchio
Substitution79
14
KulcsárDávid Kulcsár
Substitution76
17
Di GennaroDavide Di Gennaro
Substitution89
16
PintérÁdám Pintér
18
MarilungoGuido Marilungo
18
VargaRoland Varga
Substitution46

Coach

Pierluigi Casiraghi (ITA) Sándor Egervári (HUN)

Referee

Clément Turpin (FRA)

Assistant referees

Christophe Capelli (FRA), David Benech (FRA)

Fourth official

Philippe Malige (FRA)

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