Lithuania v Italy, 31 March 2021

Score2-0 to Italy
RefereePawel Raczkowski
CompetitionFIFA World Cup Europe group C
VenueLFF Stadium, Vilnius
Kick-off: 9.45pm local Played behind closed doors due to COVID-19 restrictions.

0  Lithuania

Manager: Valdas Urbonas

2  Italy

Manager: Roberto Mancini

Goals:

Goals:

Stefano Sensi 48 G
Ciro Immobile penalty 90 P

Starting lineup:

Goalkeeper Tomas Švedkauskas
Defender Markas Beneta
Defender/Midfielder Saulius Mikoliūnas (captain)
Midfielder Martynas Dapkus
Midfielder Domantas Simkus
Midfielder Gratas Sirgėdas
Midfielder Vykintas Slivka
Forward Fedor Cernych

Starting lineup:

Defender Emerson
Defender Gianluca Mancini
Midfielder Stephan El Shaarawy
Midfielder Manuel Locatelli
Midfielder Lorenzo Pellegrini
Midfielder Matteo Pessina
Midfielder Sandro Tonali
Midfielder/Forward Federico Bernardeschi
Forward Ciro Immobile (captain)

Substitutions:

Tautvydas Eliosius for Gratas Sirgėdas 58
Vytas Gašpuitis for Saulius Mikoliūnas 74
Donatas Kazlauskas for Fedor Cernych 74
Deimantas Petravičius for Domantas Simkus 83

Substitutions:

Federico Chiesa for Stephan El Shaarawy 46
Stefano Sensi for Lorenzo Pellegrini 46
Leonardo Spinazzola for Emerson 56
Nicolò Barella for Matteo Pessina 62
Francesco Acerbi for Alessandro Bastoni 89

Cards:

Domantas Simkus 27 Y
Egidijus Vaitkūnas 77 Y
Donatas Kazlauskas 90 Y

Cards:

Lorenzo Pellegrini 14 Y
Matteo Pessina 32 Y
Manuel Locatelli 71 Y

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Marius Adamonis
Goalkeeper Ignas Driomovas
Defender Vytas Gašpuitis
Defender/Midfielder Justas Lasickas
Defender/Midfielder Karolis Silkaitis
Midfielder Tautvydas Eliosius
Midfielder Donatas Kazlauskas
Midfielder Daniel Romanovskij
Midfielder/Forward Nerijus Valskis

On the bench:

Goalkeeper Alex Meret
Goalkeeper Salvatore Sirigu
Defender Francesco Acerbi
Defender Leonardo Bonucci
Defender/Midfielder Leonardo Spinazzola
Midfielder Nicolò Barella
Midfielder Manuel Lazzari
Midfielder Stefano Sensi
Forward Andrea Belotti
Forward Federico Chiesa
Forward Lorenzo Insigne

Comments:

Italy had now equalled their second longest-ever run of unbeaten of 25 international 'A' games set from October 2004 to July 2006. Their national record of 30 unbeaten games ran from November 1935 to July 1939.