MONZA – Italy Under 21 is mocked in recovery by Sweden. Lorenzo Lucca opens the scoring in the first portion of the game but in injury time the guests catch the same with a header from Prica. After three consecutive victories comes the first stop for Nicolato’s men who reach 10 points in group F. Sweden remains first but with one more match played than the azzurrini.
Italy U21-Sweden U21 1-1: match report and statistics
Lucca unlocks the match
Compared to the match against Bosnia Nicolato prefers Udogie to Calafiori while the trio in midfield is made up of Rovella, Tonali and Esposito. The first chance of the match is for the Azzurri with a volley from Vignato rejected by Brolin. At 13 ‘Tonali also tries with a top shot from the edge of the penalty area but also in this case the Swedish extreme defender is ready. Sweden becomes dangerous on the counterattack in the 27th minute with a gallop from Sarr that burns Okoli in speed. The conclusion of the number 11 of the guests, however, is weak and blocked on the ground by Turati. At 39 ‘Colombo breaks through centrally and widens for Lucca who hits badly sending the ball out. Two minutes later it was the Pisa striker who unlocked the match with a flying split on Rovella’s assist.
Prica in the recovery mockery Italy
At the opening of the second half Colombo tries with a shot but his conclusion comes out high over the crossbar. At 62 ‘the newly entered Walemark escapes to the right forcing Tonali to be booked. At 68 ‘monumental occasion for Italy. Beautiful filter by Colombo for Rovella but the Genoa midfielder lets himself be hypnotized by Brolin. In the following corner it is Colombo who touches the double with a twist of the head that ends out of a whisker. Nine minutes from the end double change for Italy with Cancellieri and Piccoli who take the place of Colombo and Lucca. In the first minute of recovery the Atalanta striker goes one step away from 2-0 but on the overturning in front of Prica, with his head, he makes 1-1.