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Stadio Olimpico (ATT 18,000) 11th September 2012 - Kick off 19:45 Ref: Antti Munukka

Italy Italy vs Malta Malta

Italy 2

M Destro (5)
F Peluso (90+2)

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Malta 0

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  1. Match ends, Italy 2, Malta 0.

  2. 90+4

    Second Half ends, Italy 2, Malta 0.

  3. 90+2

    Goal! Italy 2, Malta 0. Federico Peluso (Italy) header from the left side of the six yard box to the centre of the goal. Assisted by Andrea Pirlo with a cross following a corner.

  4. 90+2

    Corner, Italy. Conceded by Andre Schembri.

  5. 90+2

    Attempt missed. Giampaolo Pazzini (Italy) with an attempt from the left side of the six yard box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Andrea Pirlo with a through ball.

  6. 90+1

    Andrew Hogg (Malta) is shown the yellow card.

  7. 90

    Offside, Italy. Claudio Marchisio tries a through ball, but Federico Peluso is caught offside.

  8. 89

    Attempt missed. Giampaolo Pazzini (Italy) header from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Lorenzo Insigne with a cross.

  9. 89

    Corner, Italy. Conceded by Steve Borg.

  10. 88

    Andrea Pirlo (Italy) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  11. 88

    Foul by Andrew Cohen (Malta).

  12. 86

    Attempt missed. Giampaolo Pazzini (Italy) header from the centre of the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Andrea Pirlo with a cross following a corner.

  13. 86

    Substitution, Malta. Ryan Camilleri replaces Alex Muscat.

  14. 85

    Corner, Italy. Conceded by Luke Dimech.

  15. 83

    Offside, Italy. Claudio Marchisio tries a through ball, but Federico Peluso is caught offside.

  16. 83

    Giampaolo Pazzini (Italy) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  17. 83

    Foul by Luke Dimech (Malta).

  18. 82

    Substitution, Italy. Sebastian Giovinco replaces Mattia Destro.

  19. 81

    Corner, Italy. Conceded by Andrei Agius.

  20. 79

    Andrea Pirlo (Italy) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  21. 79

    Foul by Andre Schembri (Malta).

  22. 78

    Attempt missed. Mattia Cassani (Italy) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left. Assisted by Federico Peluso with a cross.

  23. 76

    Attempt missed. Giampaolo Pazzini (Italy) left footed shot from very close range is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Lorenzo Insigne.

  24. 75

    Andrew Cohen (Malta) is shown the yellow card.

  25. 75

    Andrew Cohen (Malta) has gone down, but that's a dive.

  26. 74

    Attempt blocked. Mattia Destro (Italy) left footed shot from the left side of the box is blocked. Assisted by Antonio Nocerino with a through ball.

  27. 73

    Attempt missed. Leonardo Bonucci (Italy) left footed shot from the left side of the box is too high.

  28. 73

    Attempt missed. Leonardo Bonucci (Italy) right footed shot from outside the box misses to the left. Assisted by Andrea Barzagli.

  29. 71

    Andre Schembri (Malta) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  30. 71

    Lorenzo Insigne (Italy) wins a free kick on the left wing.

  31. 71

    Foul by Andre Schembri (Malta).

  32. 69

    Substitution, Italy. Giampaolo Pazzini replaces Pablo Osvaldo.

  33. 69

    Substitution, Malta. Andrew Cohen replaces Daniel Bogdanovic.

  34. 68

    Attempt missed. Claudio Marchisio (Italy) right footed shot from outside the box is just a bit too high. Assisted by Lorenzo Insigne.

  35. 67

    Corner, Malta. Conceded by Leonardo Bonucci.

  36. 67

    Attempt blocked. Roderick Briffa (Malta) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked.

  37. 65

    Mattia Cassani (Italy) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  38. 65

    Foul by Michael Mifsud (Malta).

  39. 64

    Corner, Italy. Conceded by Andrei Agius.

  40. 63

    Attempt blocked. Leonardo Bonucci (Italy) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Claudio Marchisio.

  41. 62

    Attempt missed. Antonio Nocerino (Italy) right footed shot from the right side of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Andrea Barzagli following a corner.

  42. 61

    Corner, Italy. Conceded by Steve Borg.

  43. 61

    Attempt missed. Luke Dimech (Malta) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses the top right corner.

  44. 57

    Delay over. They are ready to continue.

  45. 57

    Delay in match Andrew Hogg (Malta) because of an injury.

  46. 54

    Hand ball by Lorenzo Insigne (Italy).

  47. 51

    Alex Muscat (Malta) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.

  48. 51

    Antonio Nocerino (Italy) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  49. 51

    Foul by Alex Muscat (Malta).

  50. 50

    Attempt missed. Pablo Osvaldo (Italy) right footed shot from the centre of the box misses to the right.

  51. 48

    Attempt blocked. Lorenzo Insigne (Italy) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Andrea Pirlo with a cross.

  52. 48

    Corner, Italy. Conceded by Luke Dimech.

  53. 48

    Attempt blocked. Pablo Osvaldo (Italy) header from the centre of the box is blocked. Assisted by Andrea Pirlo with a cross.

  54. 47

    Corner, Italy. Conceded by Alex Muscat.

  55. Second Half begins Italy 1, Malta 0.

  56. 45

    Substitution, Italy. Lorenzo Insigne replaces Alessandro Diamanti.

  57. 45+1

    First Half ends, Italy 1, Malta 0.

  58. 42

    Attempt missed. Alessandro Diamanti (Italy) left footed shot from outside the box is too high. Assisted by Andrea Pirlo following a corner.

  59. 42

    Corner, Italy. Conceded by Steve Borg.

  60. 40

    Offside, Malta. Andrew Hogg tries a through ball, but Michael Mifsud is caught offside.

  61. 40

    Offside, Italy. Andrea Pirlo tries a through ball, but Mattia Destro is caught offside.

  62. 39

    Attempt missed. Andrea Pirlo (Italy) right footed shot from outside the box is too high from a direct free kick.

  63. 38

    Alessandro Diamanti (Italy) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  64. 38

    Foul by Roderick Briffa (Malta).

  65. 37

    Attempt missed. Leonardo Bonucci (Italy) right footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Claudio Marchisio.

  66. 36

    Alessandro Diamanti (Italy) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  67. 36

    Foul by Steve Borg (Malta).

  68. 34

    Foul by Mattia Destro (Italy).

  69. 34

    Andrei Agius (Malta) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  70. 33

    Corner, Malta. Conceded by Gianluigi Buffon.

  71. 33

    Attempt saved. Roderick Briffa (Malta) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the top centre of the goal. Assisted by Daniel Bogdanovic.

  72. 32

    Alessandro Diamanti (Italy) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  73. 32

    Foul by Edward Herrera (Malta).

  74. 29

    Attempt missed. Michael Mifsud (Malta) right footed shot from more than 35 yards is close, but misses the top right corner. Assisted by Andre Schembri.

  75. 25

    Alessandro Diamanti (Italy) wins a free kick in the attacking half.

  76. 25

    Foul by Roderick Briffa (Malta).

  77. 24

    Attempt blocked. Pablo Osvaldo (Italy) right footed shot from outside the box is blocked. Assisted by Federico Peluso.

  78. 22

    Corner, Italy. Conceded by Steve Borg.

  79. 18

    Corner, Italy. Conceded by Daniel Bogdanovic.

  80. 18

    Corner, Italy. Conceded by Andrei Agius.

  81. 17

    Corner, Italy. Conceded by Luke Dimech.

  82. 13

    Attempt missed. Pablo Osvaldo (Italy) header from very close range is close, but misses to the left. Assisted by Andrea Pirlo with a cross following a corner.

  83. 13

    Corner, Italy. Conceded by Steve Borg.

  84. 12

    Corner, Italy. Conceded by Andrew Hogg.

  85. 12

    Attempt saved. Alessandro Diamanti (Italy) left footed shot from a difficult angle and long range on the right is saved in the top centre of the goal.

  86. 11

    Mattia Cassani (Italy) wins a free kick on the right wing.

  87. 11

    Foul by Alex Muscat (Malta).

  88. 10

    Alessandro Diamanti (Italy) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  89. 10

    Foul by Steve Borg (Malta).

  90. 5

    Goal! Italy 1, Malta 0. Mattia Destro (Italy) right footed shot from the centre of the box to the bottom right corner. Assisted by Claudio Marchisio with a through ball.

  91. 3

    Andrea Pirlo (Italy) wins a free kick in the defensive half.

  92. 3

    Foul by Andre Schembri (Malta).

  93. First Half begins.

  94. Lineups are announced and players are warming up.

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Tables

FIFA World Cup European Qualifying Group A

FIFA World Cup European Qualifying
Pos Team P Pts
1 Belgium 10 26
2 Croatia 10 17
3 Serbia 10 14
4 Scotland 10 11
5 Wales 10 10
6 Macedonia 10 7

FIFA World Cup European Qualifying Group B

FIFA World Cup European Qualifying
Pos Team P Pts
1 Italy 10 22
2 Denmark 10 16
3 Czech Republic 10 15
4 Bulgaria 10 13
5 Armenia 10 13
6 Malta 10 3

FIFA World Cup European Qualifying Group C

FIFA World Cup European Qualifying
Pos Team P Pts
1 Germany 10 28
2 Sweden 10 20
3 Austria 10 17
4 Republic of Ireland 10 14
5 Kazakhstan 10 5
6 Faroe Islands 10 1

FIFA World Cup European Qualifying Group D

FIFA World Cup European Qualifying
Pos Team P Pts
1 Netherlands 10 28
2 Romania 10 19
3 Hungary 10 17
4 Turkey 10 16
5 Estonia 10 7
6 Andorra 10 0

FIFA World Cup European Qualifying Group E

FIFA World Cup European Qualifying
Pos Team P Pts
1 Switzerland 10 24
2 Iceland 10 17
3 Slovenia 10 15
4 Norway 10 12
5 Albania 10 11
6 Cyprus 10 5

FIFA World Cup European Qualifying Group F

FIFA World Cup European Qualifying
Pos Team P Pts
1 Russia 10 22
2 Portugal 10 21
3 Israel 10 14
4 Azerbaijan 10 9
5 Northern Ireland 10 7
6 Luxembourg 10 6

FIFA World Cup European Qualifying Group G

FIFA World Cup European Qualifying
Pos Team P Pts
1 Bosnia and Herzegovina 10 25
2 Greece 10 25
3 Slovakia 10 13
4 Lithuania 10 11
5 Latvia 10 8
6 Liechtenstein 10 2

FIFA World Cup European Qualifying Group H

FIFA World Cup European Qualifying
Pos Team P Pts
1 England 10 22
2 Ukraine 10 21
3 Montenegro 10 15
4 Poland 10 13
5 Moldova 10 11
6 San Marino 10 0

FIFA World Cup European Qualifying Group I

FIFA World Cup European Qualifying
Pos Team P Pts
1 Spain 8 20
2 France 8 17
3 Finland 8 9
4 Georgia 8 5
5 Belarus 8 4