Italy vs England 1-2 Highlights (Watch Video)
The attacking forces were at full strength when Italy and England first faced off.
At the back post, Kane receives the corner and has time to take a touch before attempting to score. Rice turns it in after it is blocked but falls for him.
A lot was said about Kalvin Phillips’ selection before the game.
Declan Rice, however, is one candidate whose selection is always certain.
No matter what else happens, Gareth Southgate must make this selection.
Shaw surpasses Grealish, not for the first time this evening, and sends in a low cross that compels Donnarumma to make yet another save in the Italy goal. England’s promising start continues.
Bellingham makes a great move to the left, turning one defender before drawing a foul from another.
the emergence of England.
Since those subpar first few minutes, England has been far ahead. They are playing with vigor and causing issues for Italy.
Bellingham’s Bukayo Saka and the hosts’ defensive backline are being tested by their strong play. Kane is currently free on the right and sends a beautiful low cross that Bellingham almost manages to connect with. This is promising, enterprising work from Southgate’s team.
Let off for England because they lose focus when a right-side free kick is delivered.
It hits an unmarked Di Lorenzo in the vicinity, but he flubs the volley completely.
Before Bellingham drives toward the box and unleashes a fierce shot, Saka, Kane, and Donnarumma effectively combine, leading to a corner being awarded.
Saka plays a one-two with Bellingham as he approaches the box in an attempt to create something, but his right-footed shot is not caught cleanly.