When the teams focused on preparing for the 2022 World Cup, the Italian team also gathered. They organize friendly matches every month. The first opponent of coach Roberto Mancini’s team is Albania.
Against a weaker opponent, Italy suddenly entered the game relatively slowly. They even conceded first in the 16th minute after Ardian Ismajli’s precise finish.
However, that’s all Albania can do in this match. In a row from 20 to 25 minutes, Giovanni Di Lorenzo and Vincenzo Grifo took turns to score, helping the heavenly team lead 2-1.
After the break, Albania rose strongly to find the equalizer. However, the Italian team played firmly and also scored a third goal when Grifo completed the double. In the end, Italy won with a score of 3-1.
Four days later, Italy will have the next friendly match against Austria. Italy lost to North Macedonia in the semifinal C of the World Cup 2022 European play-off round 8 months ago, thereby no longer hoping to attend the tournament in Qatar.
Coach Mancini said painfully: “At this point, we still feel bitter about not being able to attend the World Cup. Either way, we still have to play this month and need to consider and evaluate. many things to improve the team.”
Tieu Lam – according to xevathethao.vn | 05:47 11/17/2022