Italy took over Albania in a home qualifying match of the 2018 world Cup with the score 2:0. Goals in the winning team scored Daniel De Rossi, hit the opponent with a penalty in the first half and Ciro Immobile. For the goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon this match was the 1,000 th in his career.
Note that the meeting in the course of the second half was interrupted due to the behavior of fans who threw burning flares on the field.
Command Giampiero Ventura scored 13 points and shares with Spain the top spot in the standings. Going after Israel is behind by four points.
Italy – Albania – 2:0 (1:0)
Goals: De Rossi, a 12 – penalty (1:0). Immobile, 71 (2:0).
Italy: Buffon, Zappacosta, Barzagli, Bonucci, De Sciglio, Candreva, Verratti, De Rossi, Insigne, Belotti, Immobile.
Albania: Strakosha, Husi, Yeti, Veseli, Agolli, Kukeli, Memory, Bash (Latifi, 88), Leela (Kindergarten, 68), Cicalese, Roshi (Grezda, 78).
Warning: Memory, 11. Agolli, 24. Veseli, 70. Cicalese, 75. Kukeli, 78.
Referee: Vincic (Slovenia).
March 24. Palermo. The Stadium “Renzo Barbera”.
In the qualifying match of the 2018 world Cup Spain national team home defeated the team of Israel with the score 4:1. Goals in the Spaniards scored David Silva, Vitolo, Diogo Costa and ISCO. Izrailityan the only goal was scored by Lior refaelov.
In another meeting the national team of Macedonia has defeated Liechtenstein – 3:0.
Spain – Israel – 4:1 (2:0)
Goals: Silva, 13 (1:0). Vitolo, 45+1 (2:0). Diogo Costa, 51 (3:0). Refaelov, 76 (3:1). ISCO 88 (4:1).
Spain: de GEA, Carvajal, Piqué, Sergio Ramos, Jordi Alba, Busquets, Iniesta (ISCO, 70), Thiago Alcantara (Koke, 63), Vitolo (ASPAs, 83), Diogo Costa, Silva.
Israel: Marciano, Das, Tzedek, Tibi (Tawata, 19), Gershon, Ben-Haim (Hemed, 64), Cohen, Nath, Einbinder (Celtins, 60), Refaelov, Zahavi.
Warning: Dasa, 77. Cohen, 77.
Referee: Oliver (England).
March 24. Gijon. Stadium “El Molinon”.
Liechtenstein – Macedonia – 0:3 (0:1)
Goals: Nikolov, 43 (0:1). Nestorovski, 68 (0:2). Nestorovski, 73 (0:3).
Missed penalty: Nestorovski, 90 (goalkeeper).
Liechtenstein: Yale, Burgmeier, Rechsteiner (Wolfinger, 78), Malin, Heppell, March.Büchel (Green, 83), Hasler, Mars.Büchel, Gubser Salanovic (Brendle, 87), Freak.
Macedonia: Demetrius, Shikov, Ristovski, Ristevski, Velkoski, Spirovska (Georgiev, 85), Nikolov, Pandev, Trickovski (Babunski, 78), Ibraimi (Trajkovski, 64), Nestorovski.
Warning: Hasler, 33. Heppell, 38. Nestorovski, 85.
Referee: Lardo (Belgium).
March 24. Vaduz. The “Stadium Rheinpark”.