Italy v Moldova, 29 March 1997

Score3-0 to Italy
RefereeGilles Veissiere
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Group 2
VenueNereo Rocco
Attendance20,767

3  Italy

Manager: Cesare Maldini

0  Moldova

Manager: Ion Caras

Goals:

Paolo Maldini 24 G
Gianfranco Zola 44 G
Christian Vieri 49 G

Goals:

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Angelo Peruzzi
Defender Ciro Ferrara
Defender Paolo Maldini (captain)
Defender Alessandro Nesta
Midfielder Demetrio Albertini
Midfielder Dino Baggio
Midfielder Angelo Di Livio
Midfielder Roberto Di Matteo
Forward Christian Vieri
Forward Gianfranco Zola

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Denis Romanenco
Defender Vitalie Culibaba
Defender Oleg Fistican
Defender Ion Testemițanu
Midfielder Alexandru Curteian (captain)
Midfielder Sergei Epureanu
Midfielder Oleg Sişchin

Substitutions:

Fabio Cannavaro for Alessandro Nesta 31
Michele Padovano for Christian Vieri 68
Stefano Eranio for Angelo Di Livio 75

Substitutions:

Alexandru Suharev for Marin Spanu 50
Boris Cebotari for Vladimir Gaidamaşciuc 61

On the bench:

Defender Fabio Cannavaro
Midfielder Stefano Eranio

On the bench:

Midfielder Boris Cebotari