Wednesday, October 11, 2006

Italy continues to move forward in Euro standings

The winning ways continued for the Azzurri after their victory in their Euro 2008 qualifier this evening against Georgia, 3-1 in Tblisi. The Italian side now has back-to-back victories following a 1-1 tie with Lithuania and 3-1 rout by France to start their play in Group B.

Italy opened the scoring in the 18th minute when Daniele DeRossi found the back of the net for Italy. Georgian Georgi Shashiashvili finished the first half scoring when he knotted the score in the 26th minute.

Midway into the second half, Mauro Camoranesi's header put Italy ahead for good at 63 minutes. Simone Perrotta would complete the scoring with a goal in the 71st minute.
Italy 3 - Georgia 1
Euro 2008 qualifier photos

Italy finds themselves firmly in third place with 7 points, trailing behind France and Scotland by 2 points and ahead of Ukraine by 1 point.
Group B standings

Qualifying games will resume in March 2007 when Italy takes on Scotland.


At 10/17/2006 11:28 AM, Blogger Frank said...

hi there...

i'm new to blogspot, can you contact me or leave a comment on how to email you...don't want to post my email address on here...i'm curious about which soccer games you get in OH and if you have satellite TV; I'm italian and a huge Serie A/UEFA/FIFA fan.

At 10/27/2006 8:20 AM, Blogger Frank said...

check your comments! :)


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