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Brilliant Italy side beat Slovakia 3-0 to finish top of the group

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Brilliant Italy side beat Slovakia 3-0 to finish top of the group

The Azzurrini put in a perfect performance to finish top of Group 6 and confirm status as a top seed for the Elite Round draw

19 November 2019

Qualifying Round: Italy can beat Slovakia to top the group with three wins from three

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Qualifying Round: Italy can beat Slovakia to top the group with three wins from three

Having already secured qualification, Bollini’s side need to get all three points again to win their group (the match takes place tomorrow in Cattolica, kick-off is at 15:00 CET)....

18 November 2019

Esposito and Riccardi, Italy secure qualification to the Elite Round with a game to spare

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Esposito and Riccardi, Italy secure qualification to the Elite Round with a game to spare

Esposito and Riccardi both got on the scoresheet once again as Alberto Bollini’s Under-19s won their second match in two games during the Qualifying Round to qualify for the Elite Round, which will take place in March, with a game to spare...

16 November 2019

No mistakes for Italy in their opening match as they beat Malta 2-0. Bollini: “An excellent second half”

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No mistakes for Italy in their opening match as they beat Malta 2-0. Bollini: “An excellent second half”

The Azzurrini take all three points in their first qualifying match. Sebastiano Esposito and Alessio Riccardi score the goals for Italy...

13 November 2019

 The U19s begin their journey in European qualification: the squad of 20 announced, first call-up for Esposito

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The U19s begin their journey in European qualification: the squad of 20 announced, first call-up for Esposito

The Inter striker will take part in the first stage of the European tournament as Italy play in Emilia Romagna from 13 to 19 November. The debut against Malta on Wednesday...

07 November 2019

 Emilia Romagna to host first EURO qualifying phase from 13 to 19 November

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Emilia Romagna to host first EURO qualifying phase from 13 to 19 November

From 13 to 19 November, Emilia Romagna, a place which has become a real stronghold for Italy’s youth teams in recent years, will host the first phase of Under-19 European Championship qualifying...

21 October 2019

The Azzurrini unlucky and wasteful in front of goal, their second loss against Portugal

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The Azzurrini unlucky and wasteful in front of goal, their second loss against Portugal

Bollini’s team failed to convert their chances and the reigning European champions snatched a 1-0 win. The start of European qualifiers in less than a month in Emilia Romagna ...

14 October 2019

Azzurrini defeated 4-1 by Portugal in a friendly. On Monday they can get revenge

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Azzurrini defeated 4-1 by Portugal in a friendly. On Monday they can get revenge

A first half to forget for Alberto Bollini’s team; who were already trailing by the second minute. The second half was a tighter affair ...

11 October 2019

 Italy beat Switzerland in Colorno thanks to Vergani and Ntube goals

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Italy beat Switzerland in Colorno thanks to Vergani and Ntube goals

After drawing against the Netherlands, Bollini's side won thanks to goals from two Inter players

09 September 2019

The Azzurrini draw against the Netherlands. Bollini: “A good game against a very strong side”

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The Azzurrini draw against the Netherlands. Bollini: “A good game against a very strong side”

Great effort from Italy who went ahead twice against very skilful opponents. Fagioli and Petrelli amongst the goals, missed chances that could have further increased the advantage...

06 September 2019

24 players called up for friendlies against the Netherlands and Switzerland

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24 players called up for friendlies against the Netherlands and Switzerland

After their win against Slovenia in mid-August, the Under-19 National Team will play two further friendly matches against the Netherlands and Switzerland...

29 August 2019

Bollini starts with a win against Slovenia

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Bollini starts with a win against Slovenia

The Azzurrini won 4-2 against Slovenia thanks to a Roberto Piccoli brace plus Rovaglia and Salcedo goals...

14 August 2019

Under-19 National Team. Italy suffer narrow defeat to Spain and are eliminated from the European Championship

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Under-19 National Team. Italy suffer narrow defeat to Spain and are eliminated from the European Championship

Italy have been eliminated from the European Championship. At the FFA Academy Stadium in Yerevan, the Azzurrini were narrowly defeated (2-1) by Spain...

20 July 2019

A do-or-die clash for the Azzurrini against Spain in the European Championship. Merola: “We need to control matters”

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A do-or-die clash for the Azzurrini against Spain in the European Championship. Merola: “We need to control matters”

After their 4-0 win against hosts Armenia, the match against Spain at the FFA Academy Stadium in Yerevan...

19 July 2019

U-19 EURO: Portanova, Merola and Raspadori sink Armenia

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U-19 EURO: Portanova, Merola and Raspadori sink Armenia

Italy had to win and did so.

17 July 2019