UEFA Nations League - Group A1
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Nations League: Netherlands 0-1 Italy - Nicolo Barella scores winner

Nicolo Barella
Nicolo Barella scored his fourth goal for Italy

Italy went top of Nations League group A1 by edging a narrow victory at the Netherlands, courtesy of Nicolo Barella's first-half header.

The Inter Milan midfielder rose highest to nod in and finish off a slick move.

Everton striker Moise Kean missed opportunities to increase their lead, while Memphis Depay scooped over an acrobatic effort late on for the hosts.

In the same group, Poland moved into second place after claiming a 2-1 win against Bosnia-Herzegovina.

West Brom winger Kamil Grosicki and Kamil Glik scored to turn the game around for the visitors having fallen behind to Haris Hajradinovic's penalty.

Line-ups

Netherlands

  • 1Cillessen
  • 12HateboerSubstituted forDumfriesat 70'minutes
  • 3VeltmanBooked at 69mins
  • 4van Dijk
  • 5AkéSubstituted forde Jongat 81'minutes
  • 15de Roon
  • 21de Jong
  • 8WijnaldumBooked at 83mins
  • 20van de BeekSubstituted forBergwijnat 57'minutes
  • 11Promes
  • 10DepayBooked at 90mins

Substitutes

  • 2Tete
  • 6Fer
  • 7Bergwijn
  • 9Babel
  • 13Krul
  • 14Schuurs
  • 16Strootman
  • 17Ihattaren
  • 18Wijndal
  • 19de Jong
  • 22Dumfries
  • 23Bizot

Italy

  • 21Donnarumma
  • 5D'AmbrosioBooked at 23mins
  • 19Bonucci
  • 3ChielliniBooked at 88mins
  • 4Spinazzola
  • 18Barella
  • 8Jorginho
  • 20LocatelliSubstituted forCristanteat 81'minutesBooked at 83mins
  • 11ZanioloSubstituted forKeanat 42'minutes
  • 17Immobile
  • 10InsigneSubstituted forChiesaat 90'minutes

Substitutes

  • 1Sirigu
  • 2Di Lorenzo
  • 6Cristante
  • 7Pellegrini
  • 9Belotti
  • 12Cragno
  • 13Mancini
  • 14Chiesa
  • 15Acerbi
  • 16Florenzi
  • 22Kean
  • 23Caputo
Referee:
Dr. Felix Brych

Match Stats

Home TeamNetherlandsAway TeamItaly
Possession
Home43%
Away57%
Shots
Home11
Away18
Shots on Target
Home3
Away4
Corners
Home6
Away5
Fouls
Home14
Away16

Live Text

  1. Post update

    Match ends, Netherlands 0, Italy 1.

  2. Full Time

    Second Half ends, Netherlands 0, Italy 1.

  3. Post update

    Attempt missed. Federico Chiesa (Italy) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Nicolò Barella.

  4. Booking

    Memphis Depay (Netherlands) is shown the yellow card.

  5. Post update

    Giorgio Chiellini (Italy) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  6. Post update

    Foul by Virgil van Dijk (Netherlands).

  7. Post update

    Federico Chiesa (Italy) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  8. Post update

    Foul by Steven Bergwijn (Netherlands).

  9. Post update

    Ciro Immobile (Italy) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  10. Post update

    Foul by Memphis Depay (Netherlands).

  11. Post update

    Foul by Moise Kean (Italy).

  12. Post update

    Denzel Dumfries (Netherlands) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  13. Post update

    Attempt missed. Moise Kean (Italy) left footed shot from the left side of the box is too high.

  14. Post update

    Attempt missed. Memphis Depay (Netherlands) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the left is close, but misses the top right corner. Assisted by Marten de Roon with a cross.

  15. Post update

    Attempt blocked. Steven Bergwijn (Netherlands) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  16. Substitution

    Substitution, Italy. Federico Chiesa replaces Lorenzo Insigne.

  17. Post update

    Corner, Netherlands. Conceded by Giorgio Chiellini.

  18. Booking

    Giorgio Chiellini (Italy) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  19. Post update

    Foul by Giorgio Chiellini (Italy).

  20. Post update

    Denzel Dumfries (Netherlands) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

As It Stood

A

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Italy21102114
2Netherlands21011103
3Poland21012203
4Bos-Herze201123-11

B

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Belgium11002023
2England11001013
3Iceland100101-10
4Denmark100102-20

C

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Portugal11004133
2France11001013
3Sweden100101-10
4Croatia100114-30

D

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Spain21105144
2Ukraine210125-33
3Germany20202202
4Switzerland201123-11

E

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Romania21104314
2Austria21014403
3Norway21016333
4Northern Ireland201126-41

F

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Scotland21103214
2Czech Rep21014313
3Israel20202202
4Slovakia201124-21

G

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Russia22006336
2Hungary21013303
3Turkey201101-11
4Serbia201113-21

H

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Wales22002026
2Finland21011103
3R. of Ireland201112-11
4Bulgaria201112-11

I

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Montenegro11002023
2Luxembourg11002113
3Azerbaijan100112-10
4Cyprus100102-20

J

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1North Macedonia11002113
2Georgia11001013
3Armenia100112-10
4Estonia100101-10

K

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Greece21102114
2Slovenia21101014
3Kosovo201123-11
4Moldova201112-11

L

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Kazakhstan21013213
2Albania21012113
3Belarus210123-13
4Lithuania210112-13

M

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Faroe Islands22004226
2Latvia20201102
3Malta201134-11
4Andorra201101-11

N

TeamPWDLFAGDPts
1Gibraltar11001013
2Liechtenstein00000000
3San Marino100101-10
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