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07/08/2008
0:3 (0:2)
  • Sebastian GIOVINCO (41')
  • Giuseppe ROSSI (45' PEN)
  • Robert ACQUAFRESCA (52' PEN)

Summary

Italy dance to Giovinco's tune
A Sebastian Giovinco-inspired Italy cruised to a 3-0 victory over Honduras in Group D of the Men's Olympic Football Tournament in Qinhuangdao. More »

Line-up

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Substitute(s)

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Coaches

Gilberto YEARWOOD (HON)
(ITA) Pierluigi CASIRAGHI

Officials

Referee: Damir SKOMINA (SVN)Assistant Referee 1: Primoz AHAR (SVN)Assistant Referee 2: Marko STANCIN (SVN)Fourth official: Masoud MORADI (IRN)

  • Honduras defender, Samuel Caballero goes up for the ball with Italian players...
  • Action from the opening Group D game between Italy and Honduras.
  • Ramon Nunez (L) of Honduras controls the ball
  • Erick Norales (L) of Honduras vies with David Alvares of Italy
  • Members of Italy football Olympic team pose prior to the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games first round Grou
  • Sebastian Giovinco (C) of Italy scores against Honduras
"I was delighted to score a goal like that, it was the best way for us to begin this important competition. However, it's just the beginning. I was happy with my performance, but we played well as a team - and that is far more important.," Sebastian Giovinco, Italy midfielder