Italy v Malta, 11 September 2012

Score2-0 to Italy
RefereeAntti Munukka
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Europe group B
VenueStadio Alberto Braglia, Modena
Attendance18,000
Kick-off: 8.45pm local

2  Italy

Manager: Cesare Prandelli

0  Malta

Manager: Pietro Ghedin

Goals:

Mattia Destro 5 G
Federico Peluso 90 G

Goals:

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon (captain)
Defender Andrea Barzagli
Defender Leonardo Bonucci
Defender Mattia Cassani
Defender Federico Peluso
Midfielder Alessandro Diamanti
Midfielder Claudio Marchisio
Midfielder Antonio Nocerino
Forward Mattia Destro
Forward Dani Osvaldo
Forward Andrea Pirlo

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Andrew Hogg
Defender Andrei Agius
Defender Steve Borg
Defender Luke Dimech
Defender Alex Muscat
Defender/Midfielder Roderick Briffa
Defender/Midfielder Edward Herrera
Midfielder Gareth Sciberras
Forward Michael Mifsud (captain)
Forward André Schembri

Substitutions:

Lorenzo Insigne for Alessandro Diamanti 46
Giampaolo Pazzini for Dani Osvaldo 69
Sebastian Giovinco for Mattia Destro 82

Substitutions:

Andrew Cohen for Daniel Bogdanović 69
Ryan Camilleri for Alex Muscat 86

Cards:

Cards:

Alex Muscat 51 Y
André Schembri 71 Y
Andrew Cohen 75 Y
Andrew Hogg 90 Y

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Salvatore Sirigu
Goalkeeper Emiliano Viviano
Defender Francesco Acerbi
Defender Christian Maggio
Defender Angelo Ogbonna
Midfielder Andrea Poli
Midfielder Marco Verratti
Forward Fabio Borini
Forward Lorenzo Insigne

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Justin Haber
Defender Shaun Bajada
Defender Ryan Camilleri
Defender/Midfielder Jonathan Caruana
Midfielder Andrew Cohen
Forward Etienne Barbara
Forward Ryan Fenech