Italy v Northern Ireland, 11 October 2011

Score3-0 to Italy
RefereeAntonio Mateu Lahoz
CompetitionUEFA European Championship Group C
VenueStadio Adriatico
Attendance15,875
Kick-off: 8.45pm local (7.45pm BST)

3  Italy

Manager: Cesare Prandelli

0  Northern Ireland

Manager: Nigel Worthington

Goals:

Antonio Cassano 21 G
Antonio Cassano 53 G
Gareth McAuley own goal 75 OG

Goals:

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon
Defender Andrea Barzagli
Defender Mattia Cassani
Midfielder Alberto Aquilani
Midfielder Daniele De Rossi
Midfielder Riccardo Montolivo
Forward Antonio Cassano
Forward Andrea Pirlo

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Maik Taylor (captain)
Defender Lee Hodson
Defender Gareth McAuley
Defender Ryan McGivern
Defender/Midfielder Chris Baird
Defender/Midfielder Corry Evans
Midfielder Steven Davis
Midfielder Johnny Gorman
Midfielder Oliver Norwood
Forward David Healy
Forward Andy Little

Substitutions:

Dani Osvaldo for Antonio Cassano 56
Antonio Nocerino for Alberto Aquilani 68
Morgan De Sanctis for Gianluigi Buffon 76

Substitutions:

Warren Feeney for David Healy 65
Conor McLaughlin for Oliver Norwood 74
Niall McGinn for Johnny Gorman 78

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Morgan De Sanctis
Defender Davide Astori
Defender Christian Maggio
Midfielder Luca Cigarini
Midfielder Antonio Nocerino
Midfielder Giuseppe Rossi
Forward Dani Osvaldo

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Alan Mannus
Defender Conor McLaughlin
Defender/Midfielder Niall McGinn
Midfielder/Forward Paddy McCourt
Forward Warren Feeney

Comments:

Northern Ireland named only five of a possible seven substitutes.