European Championship Qualifying - Group J
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Bosnia-Herzegovina 0-3 Italy: Already-qualified Azzurri ease to victory

Italy
Italy have won all nine of their Group J games

Already-qualified Italy eased to a comfortable victory at Bosnia-Herzegovina in their Euro 2020 qualifier.

Francesco Acerbi gave Italy the lead midway through the first half when he drilled home from inside the box.

Lorenzo Insigne added a second before the break with a low finish into the bottom corner.

Andrea Belotti then wrapped up the win with a superb first-time finish from the edge of the box.

Italy are already confirmed as Group J winners with one game remaining in qualifying while Bosnia-Herzegovina will be in the play-offs.

Line-ups

Bos-Herze

  • 12Sehic
  • 4Kvrzic
  • 18KovacevicBooked at 79mins
  • 3Bicakcic
  • 5Kolasinac
  • 7BesicSubstituted forSaricat 61'minutes
  • 10PjanicSubstituted forJajaloat 77'minutes
  • 13Cimirot
  • 8ViscaSubstituted forHodzicat 61'minutes
  • 11Dzeko
  • 19Krunic

Substitutes

  • 1Buric
  • 2Civic
  • 6Hotic
  • 9Duljevic
  • 14Hajradinovic
  • 15Hodzic
  • 16Mihojevic
  • 17Memisevic
  • 20Hajrovic
  • 21Saric
  • 22Piric
  • 23Jajalo

Italy

  • 21DonnarummaSubstituted forGolliniat 88'minutes
  • 7Florenzi
  • 19BonucciBooked at 65mins
  • 15Acerbi
  • 3Emerson
  • 18Barella
  • 8Jorginho
  • 6Tonali
  • 20BernardeschiBooked at 25minsSubstituted forEl Shaarawyat 75'minutes
  • 9Belotti
  • 10InsigneSubstituted forCastrovilliat 86'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Sirigu
  • 2Di Lorenzo
  • 4Biraghi
  • 5Izzo
  • 11Zaniolo
  • 12Gollini
  • 13Romagnoli
  • 14Chiesa
  • 16Mandragora
  • 17Immobile
  • 22El Shaarawy
  • 23Castrovilli
Referee:
Sandro Schärer
Attendance:
8,355

Match Stats

Home TeamBos-HerzeAway TeamItaly
Possession
Home45%
Away55%
Shots
Home17
Away12
Shots on Target
Home5
Away7
Corners
Home7
Away5
Fouls
Home10
Away9

Live Text

Match ends, Bosnia and Herzegovina 0, Italy 3.

Full Time

Second Half ends, Bosnia and Herzegovina 0, Italy 3.

Sandro Tonali (Italy) wins a free kick on the left wing.

Foul by Gojko Cimirot (Bosnia and Herzegovina).

Foul by Andrea Belotti (Italy).

Mato Jajalo (Bosnia and Herzegovina) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Substitution

Substitution, Italy. Pierluigi Gollini replaces Gianluigi Donnarumma.

Substitution

Substitution, Italy. Gaetano Castrovilli replaces Lorenzo Insigne.

Attempt missed. Armin Hodzic (Bosnia and Herzegovina) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the right is too high. Assisted by Sead Kolasinac with a cross.

Attempt blocked. Rade Krunic (Bosnia and Herzegovina) right footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Elvis Saric.

Foul by Stephan El Shaarawy (Italy).

Rade Krunic (Bosnia and Herzegovina) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt missed. Emerson (Italy) left footed shot from outside the box is high and wide to the right from a direct free kick.

Booking

Adnan Kovacevic (Bosnia and Herzegovina) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Andrea Belotti (Italy) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Adnan Kovacevic (Bosnia and Herzegovina).

Substitution

Substitution, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Mato Jajalo replaces Miralem Pjanic because of an injury.

Attempt missed. Edin Dzeko (Bosnia and Herzegovina) right footed shot from the right side of the box is high and wide to the left. Assisted by Rade Krunic.

Substitution

Substitution, Italy. Stephan El Shaarawy replaces Federico Bernardeschi.

Alessandro Florenzi (Italy) wins a free kick on the right wing.

Foul by Rade Krunic (Bosnia and Herzegovina).

Lorenzo Insigne (Italy) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Elvis Saric (Bosnia and Herzegovina).

Attempt saved. Federico Bernardeschi (Italy) left footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Nicolò Barella.

Booking

Leonardo Bonucci (Italy) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

Foul by Leonardo Bonucci (Italy).

Armin Hodzic (Bosnia and Herzegovina) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Attempt saved. Lorenzo Insigne (Italy) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom right corner. Assisted by Jorginho.

Offside, Italy. Francesco Acerbi tries a through ball, but Emerson is caught offside.

Nicolò Barella (Italy) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

Foul by Rade Krunic (Bosnia and Herzegovina).

Substitution

Substitution, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Elvis Saric replaces Muhamed Besic.

Substitution

Substitution, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Armin Hodzic replaces Edin Visca.

Attempt blocked. Gojko Cimirot (Bosnia and Herzegovina) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Rade Krunic.

Attempt saved. Zoran Kvrzic (Bosnia and Herzegovina) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner.

Corner, Bosnia and Herzegovina. Conceded by Francesco Acerbi.

Attempt blocked. Edin Visca (Bosnia and Herzegovina) right footed shot from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Rade Krunic.

Foul by Alessandro Florenzi (Italy).

Rade Krunic (Bosnia and Herzegovina) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

Goal!

Goal! Bosnia and Herzegovina 0, Italy 3. Andrea Belotti (Italy) right footed shot from outside the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Nicolò Barella with a through ball.

goal

As It Stood

A

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1England76013362718
2Czech Rep75021310315
3Kosovo73221312111
4Montenegro8035322-193
5Bulgaria7034517-123

B

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Ukraine76101521319
2Portugal74212061414
3Serbia74121515013
4Luxembourg7115714-74
5Lithuania8017525-201

C

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Netherlands65011971215
2Germany65012061415
3Northern Ireland640287112
4Belarus7115412-84
5Estonia7016221-191

D

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Denmark74302251715
2Switzerland7421135814
3R. of Ireland733164212
4Georgia8224711-48
5Gibraltar7007225-230

E

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Croatia7421146814
2Hungary740389-112
3Slovakia6312108210
4Wales62226608
5Azerbaijan6015514-91

F

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Spain97202652123
2Sweden95312091118
3Romania94231710714
4Norway93511710714
5Faroe Islands9108427-233
6Malta9108225-233

G

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Poland86111321119
2Austria85121771016
3North Macedonia83231011-111
4Slovenia8323138511
5Israel83231515011
6Latvia8008227-250

H

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1France97112361722
2Turkey96211631320
3Iceland95131210216
4Albania94141612413
5Andorra9117318-154
6Moldova9108324-213

I

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Belgium88003012924
2Russia87012742321
3Cyprus83141312110
4Scotland83051117-69
5Kazakhstan8215913-47
6San Marino8008043-430

J

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Italy99002832527
2Finland9603158718
3Greece93241013-311
4Armenia93151316-310
5Bos-Herze93151717010
6Liechtenstein9027228-262
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