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Match 19 Ravenna - Stadio del Mare
weatherCode5
05 September
3:2 (0:1, 1:0, 2:1)
  • Giuseppe SORIA (23'40")
  • Francesco COROSINITI (26'43", 35'06")
  • Stephan LEU (8'27")
  • Dejan STANKOVIC (35'02")

Referee Istvan MESZAROS (HUN)

Summary

Italy stay perfect to send Swiss home

Italy stay perfect to send Swiss home

Hosts Italy stayed perfect in the group phase to clinch first spot in Group A and a place in the quarter-finals after defeating Switzerland 3-2 at Stadio del Mare. The loss has condemned Switzerland to an early flight home as Senegal saw off Iran earlier in the day to seal second place in the group.The Swiss gave the Italians an early scare, going ahead through Stephan Leu in the first period. ...

Highlights

Line-up

ITA
SUI
Substitute(s)
Coaches
Massimiliano ESPOSITO (ITA)
(SUI) Angelo SCHIRINZI
Officials
  • Referee: MESZAROS Istvan (HUN)
  • Second referee: MEDINA Michael (NED)
  • Third referee: RODRIGUEZ Juan (ARG)
  • Timekeeper: DE MORAES Ivo (BRA)
  • Misses next match if booked

Photos

  • Sandro Spaccarotella holds the ball
  • Francesco Corosinitti of Italy defends agaqinst the overhead kick from Dejan Stankovic of Switzerland
  • Dejan Stankovic of Switzerland is challenged by Matteo Marrucci and Dario Ramacciotti of Italy
  • Michele Leghissa of Italy defends against Dejan Stankovic of Switzerland
  • Nico Jung of Switzerland speaks to an offical
  • Michele Leghissa of Italy challenges Dejan Stankovic of Switzerland
  • Francesco Corosinitti of Italy leaves the pitch
  • Matteo Marrucci of Italy challenges Dejan Stankovic of Switzerland
  • Giuseppe Soria of Italy celebrates with team mate Simone Feudi

Quotes

"We have achieved our aim of reaching the quarter-finals thanks to our exceptional cohesion. We were simply terrific, we knew that Switzerland were a tough and well-organised side," Italy coach Massimiliano Esposito.

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    STATISTICS
    ItalyStatisticsSwitzerland
    32Shots34
    4Corner kicks4
    1Yellow cards0
    0Second yellow card and red card0
    0Red Cards0
    51%Possession (%)49%