Ta' Qali National Stadium - Ta' Qali 26/03/2013 - 20:45CET (20:45 local time)

Qualifying round - Group B

Malta - Italy
0-2
 

Malta - Italy 0-2 - 26/03/2013 - Match page - FIFA World Cup 2014

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  • Mario Balotelli (Italy)
    Mario Balotelli (Italy)
    Mario Balotelli of Italy celebrates scoring the second goal during their FIFA World Cup qualifier against Malta
    26 March 2013
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  • Mario Balotelli (Italy)
    Mario Balotelli (Italy)
    Mario Balotelli of Italy celebrates scoring the second goal during their FIFA World Cup qualifier against Malta
    26 March 2013
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  • Mario Balotelli (Italy)
    Mario Balotelli (Italy)
    Mario Balotelli of Italy celebrates after scoring the first goal during their FIFA World Cup qualifier against Malta
    26 March 2013
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  • Mario Balotelli (Italy)
    Mario Balotelli (Italy)
    Mario Balotelli (C) of Italy celebrates with team-mates after scoring the first goal during their FIFA World Cup qualifier against Malta
    26 March 2013
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  • Mario Balotelli (Italy)
    Mario Balotelli (Italy)
    Mario Balotelli of Italy scores the opening goal with a penalty during their FIFA World Cup qualifier against Malta
    26 March 2013
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  • Mario Balotelli (Italy)
    Mario Balotelli (Italy)
    Mario Balotelli of Italy celebrates with team-mates after scoring the opening goal with a penalty during their FIFA World Cup qualifier against Malta
    26 March 2013
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  • Mario Balotelli (Italy)
    Mario Balotelli (Italy)
    Italy forward Mario Balotelli speaks with team-mate Alessandro Diamanti ahead of the FIFA World Cup qualifier against Malta
    26 March 2013
    ©Domenic Aquilina
  • Cesare Prandelli (Italy)
    Cesare Prandelli (Italy)
    Italy coach, Cesare Prandelli during a press conference ahead of the FIFA World Cup qualifier against Malta
    25 March 2013
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  • Antonio Candreva & Mattia De Sciglio (Italy)
    Antonio Candreva & Mattia De Sciglio (Italy)
    Antonio Candreva (L) and Mattia De Sciglio of Italy during a training session ahead of the FIFA World Cup qualifier against Malta
    23 March 2013
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  • Andrea Pirlo & Alberto Gilardino (Italy)
    Andrea Pirlo & Alberto Gilardino (Italy)
    Andrea Pirlo (L) and Alberto Gilardino of Italy during a training session ahead of the FIFA World Cup qualifier against Malta
    23 March 2013
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  • Sebastian Giovinco & Christian Maggio (Italy)
    Sebastian Giovinco & Christian Maggio (Italy)
    Sebastian Giovinco (L) and Christian Maggio of Italy during a training session ahead of the FIFA World Cup qualifier against Malta
    23 March 2013
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  • Gianluigi Buffon (Italy)
    Gianluigi Buffon (Italy)
    Gianluigi Buffon of Italy during a training session ahead of the FIFA World Cup qualifier against Malta
    23 March 2013
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  • Antonio Candreva & Leonardo Bonucci (Italy)
    Antonio Candreva & Leonardo Bonucci (Italy)
    Antonio Candreva (L) and Leonardo Bonucci of Italy during a training session ahead of the FIFA World Cup qualifier against Malta
    23 March 2013
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  • Mario Balotelli (Italy)
    Mario Balotelli (Italy)
    Mario Balotelli of Italy during a training session ahead of the FIFA World Cup qualifier against Malta
    23 March 2013
    ©Getty Images
  • Mario Balotelli (Italy)
    Mario Balotelli (Italy)
    Mario Balotelli of Italy (C) during a training session ahead of the FIFA World Cup qualifier against Malta
    23 March 2013
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  • Cesare Prandelli (Italy)
    Cesare Prandelli (Italy)
    Coach Cesare Prandelli of Italy (C) during a training session ahead of the FIFA World Cup qualifier against Malta
    23 March 2013
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  • Mario Balotelli (Italy)
    Mario Balotelli (Italy)
    Mario Balotelli of Italy during a training session ahead of the FIFA World Cup qualifier against Malta
    23 March 2013
    ©Getty Images
  • Mario Balotelli (Italy)
    Mario Balotelli (Italy)
    Mario Balotelli of Italy during a training session ahead of the FIFA World Cup qualifier against Malta
    23 March 2013
    ©Getty Images
  • Stephan El Shaarawy & Mario Balotelli (Italy)
    Stephan El Shaarawy & Mario Balotelli (Italy)
    Stephan El Shaarawy (L) and Mario Balotelli of Italy during a training session ahead of the FIFA World Cup qualifier against Malta
    23 March 2013
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  • Stephan El Shaarawy & Mario Balotelli (Italy)
    Stephan El Shaarawy & Mario Balotelli (Italy)
    Stephan El Shaarawy (L) and Mario Balotelli of Italy during a training session ahead of the FIFA World Cup qualifier against Malta
    23 March 2013
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  • Stephan El Shaarawy & Cesare Prandelli (Italy)
    Stephan El Shaarawy & Cesare Prandelli (Italy)
    Stephan El Shaarawy and coach Cesare Prandelli of Italy during a training session ahead of the FIFA World Cup qualifier against Malta
    23 March 2013
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  • Stephan El Shaarawy & Cesare Prandelli (Italy)
    Stephan El Shaarawy & Cesare Prandelli (Italy)
    Stephan El Shaarawy and coach Cesare Prandelli of Italy during a training session ahead of the FIFA World Cup qualifier against Malta
    23 March 2013
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  • Stephan El Shaarawy (Italy)
    Stephan El Shaarawy (Italy)
    Stephan El Shaarawy of Italy speaks during a press conference ahead of the FIFA World Cup qualifier against Malta
    23 March 2013
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Match statistics

Malta
Italy

0

Goals scored

2

8

Total attempts

13

2

Attempts on target

3

5

off target

8

0

blocked

0

1

against woodwork

0

2

Corners

7

0

Offsides

6

0

Yellow cards

1

0

Red Cards

0

19

Fouls committed

9

9

Fouls suffered

19

Lineups

Malta

Malta

Italy

Italy

1Haber (GK)1Buffon (GK) (C)
16
2Caruana5De Sciglio
3A. Muscat7Abate
4Sciberras8Marchisio
6Dimech9Balotelli
8
45
86
7Failla
82
14El Shaarawy
76
8Briffa15Barzagli
9M. Mifsud (C)
16
88
18Montolivo
13Schembri19Bonucci
15Herrera21Pirlo
17R. Camilleri23Giaccherini
61

Substitutes

12Hogg (GK)13Sirigu (GK)
5Agius12De Sanctis (GK)
10Cohen
82
2Maggio
11R. Fenech3L. Antonelli
14P. Fenech4Florenzi
16T. Vella
88
6Poli
18R. Muscat10Giovinco
19Borg11Gilardino
86
16Cerci
76
17Ranocchia
20Candreva
61
22Diamanti

Coaches

Pietro Ghedin (ITA) Cesare Prandelli (ITA)

Referee

Serdar Gözübüyük (NED)

Press kits

Standings

Last updated: 18/04/2013 12:40 CET

Legend:

P: Played   
Pts: Points   
  
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