Spain Reaches Nations League final After Ending Italy’s 37 Matches Unbeaten Run

OSBC
October 7, 2021

Spain brought Italy’s record 37-match unbeaten run to an end on Wednesday with a 2-1 win to reach the Nations League final.

Ferran Torres’ first-half brace won the Final Four clash for Spain at the San Siro, where Luis Enrique’s side will face either France or Belgium in Sunday’s final.

Lorenzo Pellegrini pulled a goal back with seven minutes left but the European champions failed to complete what would have been a memorable comeback.

Italy, who beat Spain in the Euro 2020 semi-finals, had to play over half the match with 10 men after Leonardo Bonucci was sent off in the 42nd minute for elbowing Sergio Busquets in the face during an aerial challenge.

The match was played in a strange atmosphere as AC Milan fans in the stadium harangued Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Donnarumma throughout his return to the San Siro following his move to Paris Saint-Germain.

World champions France take on Belgium at Juventus’ Allianz Stadium in Turin on Thursday night.

Check Also

We’ll Restructure Civil Service Based On Oronsaye’s Report – Buhari

S President Muhammadu Buhari has revealed that he has directed that the Orosanye White Paper …

NBC Gives Reason For Revoking AIT, Silverbird, Raypower, Rhythm FM Licences

The National Broadcasting Commission (NBC) has revoked the licences of AIT, Silverbird TV, Raypower FM, …

Isese Day:Osun Government Declares Public Holiday

Governor of the State of Osun, Mr. Adegboyega Oyetola has approved Monday 22nd of August, …

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.