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Not an impeccable performanceItaly Written by Manzini, but the Assyrians beat Northern Ireland 2-0 to begin the process of qualifying for the 2022 World Cup. The game with many shortcomings on the part of Mancini’s team, especially in the second half, does not take advantage of some wrong exits from the bottom of the Irish blue record. But of course this will not be remembered as Italy’s best match under Mancini’s management, but three points are important.
Networks: 14 Berardi, 38 Property
Italy (4-3-3) – Donorumma; Florence, Bonusi, Chiellini, Emerson (74 ‘Spinasola); Pellegrini (62 Barella), Locatelly (83 ′ Pessina), Veratti; Berardi (74 ies cheese), Immobile, Insine (83 Griffo). Available: Kragno, Sirigu, Azerbai, Bellotti, Bernadette, de Lorenzo, Mancini. Coach: Mancini
Northern Ireland (3-5-2) – Peacock-farrell; Smith, Evans J., Cathcart; Dallas, McNair, McCann (77 ′ Thompson), Davis, Evans c. (45 Saville); White (64 Lavery), Magnus (77 Lafti). Available: Hazard, Hughes, Ballard, Brown, Ferguson, Kennedy, McGinn, McLaughlin. Coach: Barracklow.
Referee: Ali Palabayak
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