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Italy climb three places into seventh in the latest FIFA Rankings

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Italy climb three places into seventh in the latest FIFA Rankings

The climb to the top of the World Rankings continues: Wins over Northern Ireland, Bulgaria and Lithuania allow the Azzurri to overtake Argentina, Uruguay, and Mexico

07 April 2021

Mancini: “The important thing was to win”. Sensi: “I hope to always be available from now on”

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Mancini: “The important thing was to win”. Sensi: “I hope to always be available from now on”

The Inter midfielder scored his third Azzurri goal this evening: “I work to enjoy moments like this.” A positive debut for Toloi: “Happy to be part of this family”...

31 March 2021

Four staff members test positive for Covid-19 and are now in isolation

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Four staff members test positive for Covid-19 and are now in isolation

One member of the coaching staff tested positive following their return to Italy, after which three further individuals in Vilnius also received the same diagnosis...

31 March 2021

The Azzurri march on: goals from Sensi and Immobile seal third World Cup qualifying win

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The Azzurri march on: goals from Sensi and Immobile seal third World Cup qualifying win

Italy extend their winning run to six matches and are now unbeaten in 25 games...

31 March 2021

Mancini: “Both Lithuania and the pitch could pose problems”

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Mancini: “Both Lithuania and the pitch could pose problems”

After their wins against Northern Ireland and Bulgaria, the Azzurri will play their third World Cup qualifying match tomorrow...

30 March 2021

The Azzurri heading to Vilnius, Florenzi and Verratti out of tomorrow’s clash

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The Azzurri heading to Vilnius, Florenzi and Verratti out of tomorrow’s clash

Italy will play their third World Cup qualifying match tomorrow. The Paris Saint-Germain players have left the squad due to injury...

30 March 2021

The records for Mancini’s Italy; nobody better than him after 29 games as a coach

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The records for Mancini’s Italy; nobody better than him after 29 games as a coach

The Azzurri extended their unbeaten run to 24 games, Italy have only done better under Lippi (25) and Pozzo (30). Mancini has the highest win rate (69%) of any Azzurri head coach...

29 March 2021

Mancini: “Easy games don't exist, it was important to win”. Belotti: “We are a great group”

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Mancini: “Easy games don't exist, it was important to win”. Belotti: “We are a great group”

The Coach: "Goal difference is important, but I don't think other teams will win by seven or eight to nil." Locatelli's joy in scoring his first Azzurri goal: "I still have the chills, it's an indescribable emotion."

28 March 2021

Belotti and Locatelli give Italy the win in Sofia in the second match in World Cup qualification

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Belotti and Locatelli give Italy the win in Sofia in the second match in World Cup qualification

The Azzurri extend their unbeaten run to 24 games and win on Bulgarian soil for the first time. Goals from the Rooster and the Sassuolo midfielder proved decisive

28 March 2021

Mancini: “Every match is difficult, but we are here to win”

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Mancini: “Every match is difficult, but we are here to win”

On the eve of the second World Cup qualifiers clash for Qatar 2022, scheduled for tomorrow evening in Sofia against Bulgaria, the Azzurri coach sent a message...

27 March 2021

Azzurri fly to Sofia for tomorrow’s game against Bulgaria: Chiellini, Berardi and Caputo out

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Azzurri fly to Sofia for tomorrow’s game against Bulgaria: Chiellini, Berardi and Caputo out

The Juventus defender and the two Sassuolo forwards are unavailable for the upcoming games and have left the group...

27 March 2021

More than 6 million viewers for the Azzurri. Acerbi: “A good start”. Spinazzola: “An important victory”

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More than 6 million viewers for the Azzurri. Acerbi: “A good start”. Spinazzola: “An important victory”

The day after the 2-0 victory against Northern Ireland, the Lazio and Roma defenders explained at a press conference...

26 March 2021

Building up to the Euros: Italy to play San Marino in Cagliari on 28 May and the Czech Republic in Bologna on 4 June

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Building up to the Euros: Italy to play San Marino in Cagliari on 28 May and the Czech Republic in Bologna on 4 June

The venues for the Azzurri's final two friendlies before this summer’s tournament have been confirmed...

26 March 2021

Mancini: “Perfect first half”. Bonucci: “Spirit can take us far”

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Mancini: “Perfect first half”. Bonucci: “Spirit can take us far”

Chiellini: “Made too many mistakes after the break, due in part to fatigue. We deserved to win and can be satisfied”...

25 March 2021

World Cup qualifying: Berardi and Immobile win it for Italy

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World Cup qualifying: Berardi and Immobile win it for Italy

The Azzurri beat Northern Ireland 2-0 and extend their unbeaten run to 23 games...

25 March 2021

The World Cup qualifiers adventure begins in Parma. Mancini: “The game against Northern Ireland will be the most dangerous”

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The World Cup qualifiers adventure begins in Parma. Mancini: “The game against Northern Ireland will be the most dangerous”

Domani allo stadio “Ennio Tardini” (diretta Rai1 ore 20.45) gli Azzurri cercheranno di allungare la serie positiva di 22 incontri senza sconfitte ...

24 March 2021

Kean fatigued, he returns to Paris this morning

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Kean fatigued, he returns to Paris this morning

The player has been dropped from the squad list because he is out for the games against Northern Ireland, Bulgaria and Lithuania...

24 March 2021

First call-ups for Toloi and Ricci: “Very happy to be here, it's an honour to be part of this group”

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First call-ups for Toloi and Ricci: “Very happy to be here, it's an honour to be part of this group”

The Atalanta defender and the Spezia midfielder are the two new faces with the national team preparing for their first qualifying match for the World Cup in Qatar. Tomorrow, Bastoni, Barella and Sensi will join the group

23 March 2021

Italy ready to get to work. Mancini: “The first match is the most difficult, we can’t afford to get it wrong”

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Italy ready to get to work. Mancini: “The first match is the most difficult, we can’t afford to get it wrong”

This afternoon, the Azzurri will hold their first training session before the start of their World Cup qualifying campaign. Italy will be aiming to extend their 22-match unbeaten run when they face Northern Ireland...

22 March 2021

Mancini names a 38-man squad for Italy’s upcoming World Cup qualifying matches against Northern Ireland, Bulgaria and Lithuania: first call-ups for Toloi and Matteo Ricci

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Mancini names a 38-man squad for Italy’s upcoming World Cup qualifying matches against Northern Ireland, Bulgaria and Lithuania: first call-ups for Toloi and Matteo Ricci

Whether Ricci, Bastoni, Barella and Sensi can join up with the squad is subject to the approval of the relevant local health authorities

19 March 2021