Europeans: Italy beats Belgium 2 to 1, is semifinal with Spain

Europeans: Italy beats Belgium 2 to 1, is semifinal with Spain

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Europeans: Italy beats Belgium 2 to 1, is semifinal with Spain

L’Italy returns to Wembley where will play the semifinalversus there Spain. The blues played one beautiful game against a Belgium very aggressive. Leading 2 to 1 in the first 45 minutes of play, the second half was all for Italy very close to the trio with Spinazzola who entered very well from the left but the ball went out. At the 57th Jorginho asked for a rigor for being knocked down not recognized by the referee.

At the 70th Belgium throws in Mertens is Chadli but the latter’s game lasts very little because he gets hurt and at 74th he is replaced by Praet. Double change immediately after also for Italy, out Property is Verratti, inside Belotti is Cristante. But the tile for Italy falls to the 79th with Spinazzola who gets injured and leaves the pitch in tears. Mancini replaces then also Insigne and they enter Emerson is Berardi. The Belgians show themselves forward with malice but Italy holds. At the 90th punishment from the trocar De Bruyne, Donnaurumma para but is overwhelmed by Witsel.

Very nervous Belgians, face to face between Vertonghen is Stretcher. Last few minutes of heart-pounding gameplay, the referee first conceded five and then two more after the knockdown of Donnarumma. Finally the final whistle, Italy eliminates Belgium and returns to Wembley where they will meet today’s other semi-finalist, Luis Enrique’s Spain.