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European qualification: Italy to play Sweden at the Stadio Ciro Vigorito in Benevento on 31 March

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European qualification: Italy to play Sweden at the Stadio Ciro Vigorito in Benevento on 31 March

The Under-21s will play in Benevento for the sixth ever time; the city also hosted the Women’s National Team’s game against Georgia on 8 November...

29 November 2019

Nicolato takes after Mancini, another high-scoring affair in Sicily: a brace for Kean and a 6-0 win over Armenia

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Nicolato takes after Mancini, another high-scoring affair in Sicily: a brace for Kean and a 6-0 win over Armenia

Mancini kicked things off, Nicolato brought things to an end in similarly thrilling fashion. 24 hours after the senior side’s big win against Armenia in Palermo

19 November 2019

Match between Italy and Armenia pushed back until 21:00 CET due to adverse weather conditions in Catania

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Match between Italy and Armenia pushed back until 21:00 CET due to adverse weather conditions in Catania

Due to adverse weather conditions in Catania, tonight’s Under-21 clash between Italy and Armenia has been pushed back by two and a half hours. The match will therefore kick off at 21:00 CET instead of 18:30 as originally planned...

19 November 2019

 Italy in search of further consistency. Nicolato: "The Armenia match will be complicated, Kean will play"

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Italy in search of further consistency. Nicolato: "The Armenia match will be complicated, Kean will play"

Following the 3-0 win over Iceland, the Azzurrini will play Armenia tomorrow in Catania at 18:30 CET

18 November 2019

Italy beat Iceland to move up to second place in their group

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Italy beat Iceland to move up to second place in their group

Neither the pouring rain nor Iceland were able to stop the Under-21 National Team. The stakes are high and the Azzurrini don’t want the prize to escape them...

16 November 2019

Italy looking to move above Iceland. Nicolato: “A number of absentees, but I have confidence in those who will play”

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Italy looking to move above Iceland. Nicolato: “A number of absentees, but I have confidence in those who will play”

The Under-21 National Team’s European Championship qualifying campaign is set to resume. Following a big win in their opener against Luxembourg (5-0), their goalless draw against Ireland and their narrow victory away to Armenia (0-1), the Azzurrini will return to action tomorrow at the Stadio Paolo Mazza in Ferrara to face Iceland, who currently sit two points ahead of Nicolato’s men in second place in the group. However, Italy have a game in hand....

15 November 2019

The Azzurrini to depart for Ferrara. Scamacca: “We’re a great group, we play with pride”

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The Azzurrini to depart for Ferrara. Scamacca: “We’re a great group, we play with pride”

Italy will be looking to leapfrog Iceland in the table when they play them on Saturday at the Stadio Paolo Mazza. Pellegrini and Frattesi are out, Italy are hoping for goals from....

14 November 2019

Italy vs. Iceland up next. Ranieri: “A difficult game, but we will get all three points”

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Italy vs. Iceland up next. Ranieri: “A difficult game, but we will get all three points”

The Azzurrini had a double training session in Abano Terme today: injury problems for Pellegrini, so Nicolato calls up Sassuolo’s Tripaldelli...

13 November 2019

Pellegrini: “Two wins and development as a group, these are our aims for the next games"

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Pellegrini: “Two wins and development as a group, these are our aims for the next games"

Double training for the Azzurrini. Bastoni leaves the squad and is replaced by Venezia defender Nicolò Casale

12 November 2019

EURO 2021 Qualification. Nicolato: “Iceland and Armenia are two tough teams, but I’m confident”

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EURO 2021 Qualification. Nicolato: “Iceland and Armenia are two tough teams, but I’m confident”

The first day of the national team meet for the Azzurrini: unbeaten and still yet to concede a goal after the first three games...

11 November 2019

European Qualifiers: 23 named in squad for Iceland and Armenia matches

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European Qualifiers: 23 named in squad for Iceland and Armenia matches

The Azzurrini have two home games coming up in qualification for EURO 2021 in Ferrara and Catania

08 November 2019

Scamacca goal enough for Italy to win qualifier in Armenia

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Scamacca goal enough for Italy to win qualifier in Armenia

The Azzurrini had chances to extend the lead but ran the risk of conceding at the end

14 October 2019

Italy out to return to winning ways in Yerevan. Nicolato: "It takes time to do a good job"

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Italy out to return to winning ways in Yerevan. Nicolato: "It takes time to do a good job"

Following the goalless draw in Ireland, the Azzurri are in action at 18:30 CEST tomorrow in Armenia

13 October 2019

Adjapong’s excitement in Yerevan: “We’re a great group, a win against Armenia would be massive”

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Adjapong’s excitement in Yerevan: “We’re a great group, a win against Armenia would be massive”

The Verona defender came on for the injured Marchizza in Dublin: “It was a complicated game, we’ll take the point.” Bettella to join the squad this evening...

12 October 2019

The Azzurrini in Yerevan. On Monday they will be on the pitch against Armenia for the third qualifying match

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The Azzurrini in Yerevan. On Monday they will be on the pitch against Armenia for the third qualifying match

Kean (suspended) and Marchizza (injured) have left the group: Coach Nicolato has called up Bordeaux defender ...

11 October 2019