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2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifier: Result BULGARIA 0 – 2 ITALY, Sunday 28 March 2021

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32% Ball Possession BULGARIA and 68% Ball Possession ITALY

Bulgaria 0 – 2 Italy

.                                                                  43′ Andrea Belotti (pen)
.                                                                  83′ Manuel Locatelli

Mission accomplished with Italy winning the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualification Matchday 2 – Group C game against Bulgaria on Sunday 28 March 2021 at the Natsionalen Stadion Vasil Levski in Sofia, Bulgaria .   The victory  extends Italy unbeaten record to 24 games.   Italy reaching 6 points and is in the 1st position with a positive goal difference of +4 followed by Switzerland also with 6 points and a positive goal difference of +3.

Italy opening the score in the 43rd minute. Referee Slavko Vinčič giving a penalty to Italy conceded by Daniel Dimov after a foul on Andrea Belotti. It is Belotti to take care of business converting the penalty defeating Bulgaria goalkeeper with a right footed shot to the bottom left corner.


Italy increasing the score to a 0-2 in the 83rd minute.

  • Before the game: Italian team considering the negative stats for games in Bulgaria: Italy have never won (with a total of 4 draws and 2 defeats); the balance is in favor of Italy, though, with regard to the matches they’ve played against Bulgaria (10 wins, 7 draws and 2 defeats), with their last match played on 6 September 2015 in Palermo, decided by a successful penalty from the ex AS Roma midfielder Daniele De Rossi.

👉 Here is BULGARIA official starting lineup – formation by Head Coach Petrov:

BULGARIA (3-5-2): Iliev; Dimov, Antov, Bozhikov; Cicinho, Chochev, Kostadinov, Vitanov, Tsetanov; Galabinov, Delev.

👉 Here is ITALY official starting lineup – formation by Head Coach Roberto Mancini:

ITALIA (4-3-3): Donnarumma; Florenzi, Bonucci, Acerbi, Spinazzola; Barella, Sensi, Verratti; Chiesa, Belotti, Insigne.

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Referee Slavko Vinčič from Slovenia will be assisted by Assistant Referee 1: Tomaž Klančnik (SVN) and Assistant Referee 2: Andraž Kovačič (SVN). The Fourth Official will be Matej Jug (SVN). The Referee Assessor will be Iuri Baskakov (RUS).

FIFA World Cup Qualifying
Matchday 2 – Group C

Bulgaria 0 – 2 Italy
Saturday 28 March 2021
Natsionalen Stadion Vasil Levski
Sofia, Bulgaria

20:45

Referee: Slavko Vinčič (SVN)
Assistant Referee 1: Tomaž Klančnik (SVN)
Assistant Referee 2: Andraž Kovačič (SVN)
Fourth Official: Matej Jug (SVN)
Referee Assessor: Iuri Baskakov (RUS)

Goals: 43′ Andrea Belotti (pen), 83′ Manuel Locatelli

Official lineups  – formations – tabellino:

BULGARIA (3-5-2): Iliev; Dimov, Antov, Bozhikov; Cicinho, Chochev, Kostadinov, Vitanov, Tsetanov; Galabinov, Delev.

Subs: Naumov, Hristov, Zanev, Vutov, Karagaren, Iliev, Karadzhov, Malinov, Jomov, A.Iliev, D.Iliev, Rajnov.

Head Coach: Petrov.

ITALIA (4-3-3): Donnarumma; Florenzi, Bonucci, Acerbi, Spinazzola; Barella, Sensi, Verratti; Chiesa, Belotti, Insigne.

Subs: Sirigu, Meret, Di Lorenzo, Bastoni, Mancini, Locatelli, Pellegrini, Pessina, Grifo, Emerson, Bernardeschi, Immobile.

Head Coach: Roberto Mancini.

2022 FIFA World Cup Qualifiying: Bulgaria vs Italy, Official Starting Lineups, Sunday 28 March 2021

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Bulgaria – Italy

👉 Here are Bulgaria vs Italy official starting lineups – formations for the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qualification Matchday 2 – Group C game on Sunday 28 March 2021 at the Natsionalen Stadion Vasil Levski in Sofia, Bulgaria at 20:45.

BULGARIA (3-5-2): Iliev; Dimov, Antov, Bozhikov; Cicinho, Chochev, Kostadinov, Vitanov, Tsetanov; Galabinov, Delev.

Subs: Naumov, Hristov, Zanev, Vutov, Karagaren, Iliev, Karadzhov, Malinov, Jomov, A.Iliev, D.Iliev, Rajnov.

Head Coach: Petrov.

ITALIA (4-3-3): Donnarumma; Florenzi, Bonucci, Acerbi, Spinazzola; Barella, Sensi, Verratti; Chiesa, Belotti, Insigne.

Subs: Sirigu, Meret, Di Lorenzo, Bastoni, Mancini, Locatelli, Pellegrini, Pessina, Grifo, Emerson, Bernardeschi, Immobile.

Head Coach: Roberto Mancini.

Referee Slavko Vinčič from Slovenia will be assisted by Assistant Referee 1: Tomaž Klančnik (SVN) and Assistant Referee 2: Andraž Kovačič (SVN). The Fourth Official will be Matej Jug (SVN). The Referee Assessor will be Iuri Baskakov (RUS).

Group C Standing after Matchday 1

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FIFA World Cup Qualifying
Matchday 2 – Group C

Bulgaria – Italy
Saturday 28 March 2021
Natsionalen Stadion Vasil Levski
Sofia, Bulgaria

20:45

Referee: Slavko Vinčič (SVN)
Assistant Referee 1: Tomaž Klančnik (SVN)
Assistant Referee 2: Andraž Kovačič (SVN)
Fourth Official: Matej Jug (SVN)
Referee Assessor: Iuri Baskakov (RUS)

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Gian Marco Ferrari of Italy looks on during a Italy training session in Sofia, Bulgaria.

  • Another big matchday of FIFA World Cup qualifiers across Europe
  • Five more Concacaf matches will conclude Sunday’s match schedule
  • Follow all today’s action and catch up on Saturday’s news here

Thirty European nations will be in action on Sunday as 2022 FIFA World Cup™ qualifying action in Europe intensifies.

Reigning world champions France and 2010 winners Spain will both seek to bounce back from dropping points in their opening matches when they travel to Kazakhstan and Georgia respectively. There are also testing away matches for former World Cup winners England, Germany and Italy.

Headlining the Concacaf action is Panama’s match-up against Dominica as the Russia 2018 participants seek to improve on their last-gasp opening-round win. Also chasing a second successive win are the likes of Canada, El Salvador and Trinidad and Tobago.

Follow all the action right here on FIFA.com.

28 March

UEFA (All fixtures)

Kazakhstan vs France

Armenia vs Iceland

Albania vs England

Georgia vs Spain

Denmark vs Moldova

Kosovo vs Sweden

San Marino vs Hungary

Ukraine vs Finland

Austria vs Faroe Islands

Israel vs Scotland

North Macedonia vs Liechtenstein

Bulgaria vs Italy

Switzerland vs Lithuania

Poland vs Andorra

Romania vs Germany

Concacaf (All fixtures)

Dominica vs Panama

Cayman Islands vs Canada

Puerto Rica vs Trinidad & Tobago

Cuba vs Curaçao

Montserrat vs El Salvador

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Front Pages, La Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport, and Tutto Sport, Sunday 28 March 2021

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Good morning, my friends! Here are the front pages from the Italian newspapers La Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport, and Tutto Sport, Sunday 28 March 2021.

La Gazzetta dello Sport, Front Page, Sunday 28 March 2021.


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Corriere dello Sport, Front Page, Sunday 28 March 2021.


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Tutto Sport, Front Page, Sunday 28 March 2021.


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