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Italy fail to reach World Cup in 60 years - China.org.cn

Italy failed to qualify for the World Cup for the first time in 60 years after being held to a 0-0 home draw on Monday by a defiant Sweden, who booked a place at next year's finals in Russia with a 1-0 aggregate win. Sweden survived waves of attacks in the second leg of their Eu...

A World Cup without Italy

Italy failed to qualify for the World Cup for the first time in 60 years after being held to a 0-0 home draw on Monday by a defiant Sweden, who booked a place at next year's finals in Russia with a 1-0 aggregate win. Sweden survived waves of attacks in the second leg of their Eu...

Misfiring Italy fail to reach World Cup as Sweden go through

MILAN: Italy failed to qualify for the World Cup for the first time in 60 years after being held to a 0-0 home draw on Monday by a defiant Sweden, who booked a place at next year's finals in Russia with a 1-0 aggregate win. Sweden survived waves of attacks in the second leg of t...

World Cup Liveblog: Italy v Sweden | Football Italia

Join us for all the build-up, action and post-match comments from Italy’s decisive World Cup play-off with Sweden at San Siro. A deflected Jakob Johansson shot means the Azzurri must win 1-0 to force extra time or 2-0 to qualify directly to the tournament in Russia. It kicks ...

Graziani: 'Italy players in wrong roles' | Football Italia

Ciccio Graziani “cannot understand” Italy Coach Giampiero Ventura’s picks against Sweden. “Just put every player in their own position.” The Azzurri lost the first leg 1-0 in Solna on ...

Italy: Jorginho in, Insigne out? | Football Italia

Sky Sport Italia report Italy will face Sweden with a 3-5-2 formation, starting Jorginho and Manolo Gabbiadini, but not Lorenzo Insigne. They lost the first leg 1-0 in Solna and their 2018 World...

Insigne in midfield confused Italy | Football Italia

A moment from Italy’s World Cup play-off defeat to Sweden has gone viral, as Lorenzo Insigne tried to explain to teammates why he was in midfield. The 1-0 loss in Solna means there is the very...

Ventura: 'Result changes nothing' | Football Italia

Giampiero Ventura maintains Italy’s 1-0 defeat to Sweden “changes nothing” in the World Cup play-off and defended Marco Verratti. Jakub Johansson scored the only goal of the game in Solna ...

Italy's Gian Piero Ventura faults referee after 'undeserved defeat' to Sweden

Gian Piero Ventura said Italy did not deserve their 1-0 defeat to Sweden in Friday's World Cup playoff first leg and placed blame on the referee. Sweden substitute Jakob Johansson scored his fir...

WC Play-Off: Italy sunk in Sweden | Football Italia

Matteo Darmian’s shot came off the upright, but Sweden beat Italy 1-0 in the first leg of the World Cup play-off thanks to a deflected Jakub Johansson strike. Follow all the action and post-ma...

BC-SOC--Italy Squad,1st Ld-Writethru

BC-SOC--Italy Squad, 1st Ld-Writethru,240Zaza, Florenzi back in Italy squad for World Cup playoffEds: Updates with more detail. Minor edits. Adds squad.Simone Zaza and Alessandro Florenzi are bac...