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Letzigrund Stadium (ATT 19,032) 1st June 2012 - Kick off 19:45 Ref: Nikoloj Hanni

Italy Italy vs Russia Russia

Italy 0

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Russia 3

A Kerzhakov (60)
R Shirokov (75, 89)

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  1. The game is over, as the referee blows his whistle.

  2. 89

    Mario Balotelli takes a shot. Igor Akinfeev makes a save. Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Sebastian Giovinco from the right by-line, Igor Akinfeev makes a save.

  3. 88

    Roman Shirokov finds the back of the net with a headed goal from close in. Italy 0-3 Russia.

  4. 87

    The ball is crossed by Cristian Maggio, Mario Balotelli takes a shot. Save made by Igor Akinfeev.

  5. 86

    Santos Thiago Motta challenges Konstatin Zyryanov unfairly and gives away a free kick. Konstatin Zyryanov restarts play with the free kick.

  6. 86

    Dmitri Kombarov comes on in place of Yury Zhirkov.

  7. 84

    Unfair challenge on Andrea Barzagli by Roman Pavlyuchenko results in a free kick. Free kick taken by Andrea Barzagli.

  8. 84

    Aleksandr Kokorin is brought on as a substitute for Alan Dzagoev.

  9. 83

    Alan Dzagoev challenges Claudio Marchisio unfairly and gives away a free kick. Mario Balotelli produces a strike on goal direct from the free kick.

  10. 81

    Andrey Arshavin challenges Mario Balotelli unfairly and gives away a free kick. Antonio Di Natale takes the direct free kick.

  11. 81

    The assistant referee flags for offside against Antonio Di Natale. Sergei Ignashevich takes the free kick.

  12. 78

    The ball is crossed by Sebastian Giovinco, save made by Igor Akinfeev.

  13. 76

    Free kick awarded for an unfair challenge on Angelo Ogbonna Obienza by Igor Denisov. Sebastian Giovinco has a direct shot on goal from the free kick.

  14. 74

    Roman Shirokov gets on the score sheet with a goal from deep inside the penalty box low into the middle of the goal. Italy 0-2 Russia.

  15. 73

    Antonio Nocerino is flagged offside by the assistant referee. Free kick taken by Igor Akinfeev.

  16. 72

    Antonio Di Natale takes a shot. Igor Akinfeev makes a save.

  17. 71

    Free kick awarded for a foul by Roman Pavlyuchenko on Andrea Barzagli. Roman Pavlyuchenko receives a caution. Direct strike on goal from the free kick comes in from Mario Balotelli.

  18. 67

    Free kick awarded for a foul by Mario Balotelli on Roman Shirokov. Mario Balotelli goes into the referee's book for unsporting behaviour. Sebastian Giovinco replaces Antonio Cassano. (Italy) makes a substitution, with Antonio Di Natale coming on for Andrea Pirlo. Roman Shirokov restarts play with the free kick.

  19. 65

    Unfair challenge on Andrea Barzagli by Andrey Arshavin results in a free kick. Cristian Maggio restarts play with the free kick.

  20. 65

    Alan Dzagoev takes a shot from just outside the penalty area clears the crossbar.

  21. 65

    Andrea Pirlo challenges Roman Shirokov unfairly and gives away a free kick. Sergei Ignashevich takes the free kick.

  22. 65

    Angelo Ogbonna Obienza produces a cross.

  23. 63

    Andrey Arshavin takes a short corner.

  24. 63

    Andrey Arshavin decides to take the corner short.

  25. 63

    The ball is crossed by Andrey Arshavin, Claudio Marchisio makes a clearance.

  26. 61

    Roman Pavlyuchenko is brought on as a substitute for Alexander Kerzhakov.

  27. 60

    Riccardo Montolivo goes off and Antonio Nocerino comes on. Santos Thiago Motta is brought on as a substitute for Daniele De Rossi.

  28. 59

    Alexander Kerzhakov scores a goal from inside the area to the bottom left corner of the goal. Italy 0-1 Russia.Assist by Roman Shirokov.

  29. 58

    Andrea Pirlo has an effort from just inside the box that misses to the left of the target.

  30. 57

    Short corner taken by Andrea Pirlo.

  31. 56

    Konstatin Zyryanov challenges Mario Balotelli unfairly and gives away a free kick. Claudio Marchisio restarts play with the free kick.

  32. 56

    Konstatin Zyryanov takes a shot. Morgan De Sanctis makes a save.

  33. 55

    Unfair challenge on Alexander Kerzhakov by Andrea Barzagli results in a free kick. Andrey Arshavin takes the direct free kick.

  34. 53

    Effort from the edge of the penalty area by Alexander Kerzhakov goes wide of the left-hand post.

  35. 52

    Angelo Ogbonna Obienza on for Federico Balzaretti.

  36. 52

    Claudio Marchisio takes a shot. Save by Igor Akinfeev.

  37. 51

    Effort on goal by Antonio Cassano from inside the area goes harmlessly over the bar.

  38. 49

    The offside flag is raised against Antonio Cassano. Direct free kick taken by Igor Akinfeev.

  39. 48

    Headed effort from deep inside the penalty area by Mario Balotelli goes harmlessly over the crossbar.

  40. 47

    The assistant referee flags for offside against Alan Dzagoev. Morgan De Sanctis takes the free kick.

  41. 46

    Alexander Kerzhakov challenges Andrea Barzagli unfairly and gives away a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Daniele De Rossi.

  42. 46

    Andrey Arshavin gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Cristian Maggio. Cristian Maggio restarts play with the free kick.

  43. 45

    Gianluigi Buffon goes off and Morgan De Sanctis comes on.

  44. 45

    Viacheslav Malafeev leaves the field to be replaced by Igor Akinfeev.

  45. The referee gets the second half started.

  46. The whistle is blown to end the first half.

  47. 43

    A cross is delivered by Cristian Maggio, Effort on goal by Claudio Marchisio from inside the penalty area goes harmlessly over the bar.

  48. 41

    Unfair challenge on Cristian Maggio by Yury Zhirkov results in a free kick. Strike on goal comes in from Andrea Pirlo from the free kick.

  49. 41

    The ball is crossed by Cristian Maggio, Roman Shirokov makes a clearance.

  50. 39

    The ball is swung over by Roman Shirokov, Gianluigi Buffon makes a save.

  51. 37

    Antonio Cassano is ruled offside. Viacheslav Malafeev restarts play with the free kick.

  52. 32

    Outswinging corner taken by Alan Dzagoev, Foul by Roman Shirokov on Antonio Cassano, free kick awarded. Gianluigi Buffon takes the direct free kick.

  53. 31

    Alan Dzagoev takes a shot. Federico Balzaretti gets a block in. Corner from the right by-line taken by Andrey Arshavin, Claudio Marchisio has an effort at goal from 12 yards. Gianluigi Buffon makes a save.

  54. 31

    Shot on goal by Alan Dzagoev from just inside the area clears the crossbar.

  55. 30

    Effort from deep inside the area by Konstatin Zyryanov misses to the left of the goal.

  56. 29

    Mario Balotelli takes a shot. Viacheslav Malafeev makes a save.

  57. 29

    Alexei Berezutsky challenges Mario Balotelli unfairly and gives away a free kick. Andrea Pirlo takes the free kick.

  58. 28

    Effort on goal by Konstatin Zyryanov from inside the penalty area goes harmlessly over the bar.

  59. 27

    Kirill Nababkin fouled by Federico Balzaretti, the ref awards a free kick. Direct free kick taken by Kirill Nababkin.

  60. 26

    Antonio Cassano is ruled offside. Free kick taken by Viacheslav Malafeev.

  61. 24

    Mario Balotelli takes a shot. Alexei Berezutsky gets a block in.

  62. 23

    Andrey Arshavin takes the inswinging corner, Shot from deep inside the area by Alan Dzagoev goes over the bar.

  63. 22

    Federico Balzaretti has an effort at goal from the edge of the area that misses to the right of the target.

  64. 21

    Daniele De Rossi takes a shot. Save by Viacheslav Malafeev.

  65. 19

    Roman Shirokov challenges Claudio Marchisio unfairly and gives away a free kick. Claudio Marchisio restarts play with the free kick.

  66. 18

    Yury Zhirkov challenges Cristian Maggio unfairly and gives away a free kick. Cristian Maggio restarts play with the free kick.

  67. 17

    Outswinging corner taken by Alan Dzagoev, clearance made by Leonardo Bonucci.

  68. 13

    Mario Balotelli produces a right-footed shot from outside the penalty box and misses wide left of the target.

  69. 13

    Free kick awarded for a foul by Igor Denisov on Riccardo Montolivo. Andrea Pirlo restarts play with the free kick.

  70. 11

    Inswinging corner taken by Yury Zhirkov.

  71. 8

    Alexander Kerzhakov has an effort at goal from the edge of the area hitting the post.

  72. 6

    Mario Balotelli takes a shot. Save by Viacheslav Malafeev. Outswinging corner taken right-footed by Andrea Pirlo played to the near post, clearance by Sergei Ignashevich. Corner taken right-footed by Andrea Pirlo from the right by-line, Close range header by Daniele De Rossi misses to the right of the goal.

  73. 4

    Andrey Arshavin produces a left-footed shot from just outside the penalty box that goes wide left of the target.

  74. 3

    Andrey Arshavin delivers the ball, Federico Balzaretti manages to make a clearance. Andrey Arshavin decides to take the corner short. Alan Dzagoev takes a shot. Save by Gianluigi Buffon.

  75. 3

    Effort from inside the area by Daniele De Rossi misses to the right of the target.

  76. 1

    Mario Balotelli fouled by Konstatin Zyryanov, the ref awards a free kick. Claudio Marchisio takes the direct free kick.

  77. Mario Balotelli gives away a free kick for an unfair challenge on Sergei Ignashevich. Free kick taken by Sergei Ignashevich.

  78. The ref blows the whistle to begin the match.

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