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  • Poland 0-2 Italy: Balotelli, Pazzini great-finish

    Striker Mario Balotelli and Giampoalo Pazzini led the Italian national team's victory over Poland in a friendly match on Friday (11/12/2011) . Both scored one goal each to make Italy won with a score of 2-0.

    Italy appear pressing since early match. Some of the opportunities they created to make excellence. Unfortunately, their efforts often fail because it is difficult to meet targets.

    It was only in the 30th minute, Italy capable of breaking the deadlock. Striker Mario Balotelli managed to beat goalkeeper Poland, Wojciech Szczensy by kicking hard from a distance. Score 1-0 to Italy.

    Poland tried to directly reply in the 34th minute. However, the Italian goalkeeper, Gianluigi Buffon with a swift break opportunities gained Poland Robert Lewandowski. The first round ended with a score of 1-0 to Italy.

    In the second half, Italy was able to steal a goal in the 60th minute. Receiving feedback from Balotelli, Giampaolo Pazzini calmly beat Szczesny. Ironic for Pazzini, scoring two minutes after he was pulled out by coach Cesare Prandelli and was replaced by Alberto Aquilani.

    Poland had a golden opportunity to reduce the lag in the 84th minute. Andrea Ranocchia offenses committed against Lewandowski in the penalty box penalty for the host fruit. However, Blaszcyzykowski designated as the executor fails to carry out their duties properly. Direction of the shot successfully read by Buffon.

    Ahead of the game the game ended, Poland had a few chances. However, until the end of the game no goal that they could create.

    Team Line-up:

    Italy: Buffon; Abate, Ranocchia, Chiellini, Criscito (Ogbonna 77); De Rossi (Motta 46), Pirlo (Pepe 46), Marchisio (Nocerino 64); Montolivo (Matri 62); Pazzini (Aquilani 62), Balotelli

    Poland: Szczesny; Piszczek, Perquis (Wasilewski 69), Glowacki, Wawrzyniak; Polanski (Matuschyk 65), Murawski (Dudka 80); Blaszczykowski, Obraniak (Brozel 56), Peszko (Mierzejewski 65); Lewandowski


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