• KO
    • Kickoff
  • 28
    • Federico Balzaretti Yellow Card
  • 35
    • Antonio Cassano Goal - Header
  • 37
    • Keith Andrews Yellow Card
  • 39
    • John O'Shea Yellow Card
  • HT
    • Halftime
  • 57
    • On: Leonardo Bonucci | Off: Giorgio Chiellini
  • 63
    • On: Alessandro Diamanti | Off: Antonio Cassano
  • 65
    • On: Shane Long | Off: Aiden McGeady
  • 71
    • Daniele de Rossi Yellow Card
  • 73
    • Gianluigi Buffon Yellow Card
  • 75
    • On: Mario Balotelli | Off: Antonio Di Natale
  • 76
    • On: Jonathan Walters | Off: Kevin Doyle
  • 84
    • Sean St. Ledger Yellow Card
  • 86
    • On: Simon Cox | Off: Robbie Keane
  • 89
    • Keith Andrews Red Card
  • 90
    • Mario Balotelli Goal
  • FT
    • Second Half ends, Italy 2, Republic of Ireland 0.
Italy Logo Italy ITA Republic of Ireland IRL Republic of Ireland Logo
Italy
No. Name
Saves 2
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Discipline
    • 1 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 2
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
57' 19  Leonardo Bonucci
Goals 0
  • Shots 2
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 3 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 2
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 5 Fouls Against
  • Assist 1
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 2
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 2
  • 4 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 1
  • Discipline
    • 1 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 2
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 3 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 1
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
16 Daniele de Rossi  71'
Goals 0
  • Shots 3
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 2
  • 3 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 1 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 1
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 2
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 6
  • 2 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 1
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
75' 9  Mario Balotelli  90'
Goals 1
  • Shots 4
  • 2 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 2 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
10 Antonio Cassano  35'
Goals 1
  • Shots 3
  • 2 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 1
  • 1 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 3
  • 1 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 2
  • 2 Fouls Against
  • Assist 1
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Substitutes
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Saves 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Saves 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red
Goals 0
  • Shots 0
  • 0 Shots on Target
  • Fouls Committed 0
  • 0 Fouls Against
  • Assists 0
  • Offsides 0
  • Discipline
    • 0 Yellow
    • 0 Red

Game Information

  • VENUE: Stadion Miejski (Poznan)
  • ,
    COVERAGE: ESPN2/ESPNDP
  • Poznan
  • ATTENDANCE: 44,416

Match Commentary

- Thanks for joining us and stick with ESPN FC for the match report and post-match reaction.
- The results mean Spain will take on the runners-up in Group D - likely England or Ukraine - while Italy will expect to take on France.
- A quite incredible end to Group C, with Spain having come close to a shock exit but netting a late winner that sees them finish top.

Match Stats

ITA
IRL

Possession

67% 33%

Shots (on Goal)

26 (7)
9 (2)
ITA IRL
15 Fouls 24
3 Yellow Cards 2
0 Red Cards 1
3 Offsides 7
12 Corner Kicks 5
2 Saves 5

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