Italy v Northern Ireland, 25 March 2021

Score2-0 to Italy
Referee Ali Palabiyik
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Europe group C
VenueStadio Ennio Tardini, Parma
Kick-off: 8.45pm local (7.45pm GMT) Played behind closed doors due to COVID-19 restrictions.

2  Italy

Manager: Roberto Mancini

0  Northern Ireland

Manager: Ian Baraclough

Goals:

Domenico Berardi 14 G
Ciro Immobile 38 G

Goals:

Starting lineup:

Defender Leonardo Bonucci
Defender Giorgio Chiellini (captain)
Defender Emerson
Defender/Midfielder Alessandro Florenzi
Midfielder Manuel Locatelli
Midfielder Lorenzo Pellegrini
Midfielder Marco Verratti
Forward Ciro Immobile
Forward Lorenzo Insigne

Starting lineup:

Defender Craig Cathcart
Defender Jonny Evans
Defender/Midfielder Stuart Dallas
Defender/Midfielder Corry Evans
Defender/Midfielder Paddy McNair
Defender/Midfielder Michael Smith
Midfielder Steven Davis (captain)
Midfielder Alistair McCann
Midfielder/Forward Gavin Whyte
Forward Josh Magennis

Substitutions:

Nicolò Barella for Lorenzo Pellegrini 63
Federico Chiesa for Domenico Berardi 75
Leonardo Spinazzola for Emerson 75
Vincenzo Grifo for Lorenzo Insigne 84
Matteo Pessina for Manuel Locatelli 84

Substitutions:

George Saville for Corry Evans 46
Shayne Lavery for Gavin Whyte 63
Kyle Lafferty for Josh Magennis 78
Jordan Thompson for Alistair McCann 78

Cards:

Cards:

George Saville 48 Y
Jordan Thompson 90 Y

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Alessio Cragno
Goalkeeper Salvatore Sirigu
Defender Francesco Acerbi
Defender Gianluca Mancini
Defender/Midfielder Leonardo Spinazzola
Midfielder Nicolò Barella
Midfielder Vincenzo Grifo
Midfielder Matteo Pessina
Midfielder/Forward Federico Bernardeschi
Forward Andrea Belotti
Forward Federico Chiesa

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Conor Hazard
Goalkeeper Liam Hughes
Defender Ciaron Brown
Defender Conor McLaughlin
Defender/Midfielder Dan Ballard
Defender/Midfielder Shane Ferguson
Defender/Midfielder Niall McGinn
Defender/Midfielder George Saville
Midfielder Jordan Thompson
Midfielder/Forward Matt Kennedy
Forward Kyle Lafferty
Forward Shayne Lavery