Italy v Spain, 10 August 2011

Score2-1 to Italy
RefereeFelix Brych
CompetitionInternational Friendly
VenueSan Nicola, Bari
Attendance50,000
It had been 17 years since Italy last beat Spain.

2  Italy

Manager: Cesare Claudio Prandelli

1  Spain

Manager: Vicente Del Bosque

Goals:

Riccardo Montolivo 11 G
Alberto Aquilani 84 G

Goals:

Xabi Alonso penalty 37 P

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon
Defender Christian Maggio
Defender Andrea Ranocchia
Midfielder Daniele De Rossi
Midfielder Riccardo Montolivo
Midfielder Thiago Motta
Midfielder Giuseppe Rossi
Forward Antonio Cassano
Forward Andrea Pirlo

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Iker Casillas
Defender Álvaro Arbeloa
Defender Andoni Iraola
Defender Gerard Piqué
Midfielder David Silva
Midfielder Andres Iniesta
Midfielder Javi Martinez
Midfielder Raúl Albiol
Midfielder Santi Cazorla
Midfielder Xabi Alonso
Forward Fernando Torres

Substitutions:

Claudio Marchisio for Thiago Motta 47
Mario Balotelli for Antonio Cassano 59
Giampaolo Pazzini for Giuseppe Rossi 59
Alberto Aquilani for Daniele De Rossi 65
Antonio Nocerino for Riccardo Montolivo 74
Leonardo Bonucci for Andrea Ranocchia 77

Substitutions:

Fernando Llorente for Fernando Torres 15
Sergio Busquets for Gerard Piqué 45
Thiago Alcántara for Andoni Iraola 45
Victor Valdés for Iker Casillas 45
David Villa for Andres Iniesta 47
Juan Mata for Santi Cazorla 80

Cards:

Giorgio Chiellini 67 Y

Cards:

Álvaro Arbeloa 56 Y

On the bench:

Defender Leonardo Bonucci
Midfielder Alberto Aquilani
Midfielder Claudio Marchisio
Midfielder Antonio Nocerino
Forward Mario Balotelli

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Victor Valdés
Midfielder Sergio Busquets
Midfielder Juan Mata
Midfielder Thiago Alcántara
Forward David Villa

Comments:

Fernando Torres and Gerard Pique both went off with injuries during the first half.