soccer. Italy U-21 repeat themselves, 3-1 against Ukraine. In a friendly match in Reggio Calabria, Lovato scored and Colombo scored twice
Reggio Calabria March 27 – Italy U-21 repeats itself and, after its victory over Serbia, also imposes itself on Ukraine, in the second consecutive friendly match.
At the Granello stadium in Reggio Calabria, the Azzurrini beat the Yellow Blues – with two goals from Lovato and two from Colombo – confidently anticipating towards the European Championships in June to be played in Romania and Georgia.
Upon entering the field, teams are greeted by a banner placed on the field with the inscription Peace in English and Ukrainian. There were also many Ukrainian fans among the 8,300 spectators – 4,000 children at the football school – thanks to the Ukrainian expatriate present in the city.
The opening goal in the 19th minute of the first half came from a free kick. Fagioli, among the best on the field with Cancelleri, serves Lovato who slips past Neshcheret. The Azzurri dominated and came close to the double several times, but surprisingly, it was Ukraine that scored, and reached a momentary equalizer thanks to Krischev, who took advantage of the opportunity to rebound to score in the 23rd minute of the second half. Colombo would take care of putting the final stamp, author of the brace in the 26th and 38th minutes. The first time he was ready to take the ball off the rebound after Orestanio hit the crossbar; Then, served in the area by Orestano, he headed goalkeeper Nechert out of play.
Italy was aggressive from the start and did not concede anything to Ukraine even after the moment equaliser. On the contrary, he intensified his pace and efforts to achieve his goal. Also on the field in the second half were Niccolo Pierozzi and Giovanni Fabian, players of Reggina and favorites of Amaranth fans.
Satisfied with the performance of his team Paolo Nicolato in light of the European Championship, which will see Italy participate in the group with France, Norway and Switzerland. “Awesome match, thick. I’m really satisfied. I hope the boys arrive in June in good shape and play,” he comments on the FIFA website. (handle).
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