Spain ended Italy's 37 matches unbeaten streak in the European Nations League Semi final at San Siro stadium on Wednesday, 6th October, 2021.The La Roja (Spain) used 2 goals to 1 to end the Azzurri (Italy) 37 matches unbeaten streak under Manager, Roberto Mancini.
A 21-year old player, Ferran Torres opened the scoring for Luis Enrique's Spain. Oyarzabal had received a simple ball down the left from Alonso, and then hammered a flat cross into the middle, where Torres cushioned a volley into the far corner.
In the 35 minutes of the game, Spain almost conceded a goal following a low cross from Emerson to unmarked Insigne, who missed an open net.
At the right back of Spain opponent, Italy, the referee gave Bonucci, the Italy captain, a second yellow card, which saw Italy to be reduced to 10-man in the 41 minutes of the game. Bonucci was sent off following an elbow attack on Spain captain, Sergio Busquets.
Another fine Cross from Oyarzabal gave Spain a 2-0 lead in the 45 minutes of the game, with Torres bagging a brace.
A silly mistake in the 83 minutes of the game, saw Spain to concede a goal, scored by Italy's substitute Pellegrini.
The defeat saw Italy to be eliminated, while Spain awaits either Belgium or France on Sunday's European Nations League final at Turin. The two teams are also battling for the European Nations League final at Turin.
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