At 2:45 a.m. on June 12th, Beijing time, the third round of Group A3 of the 2022-2023 UEFA Nations League will start, and England will play at home against Italy. Neither side achieved anything in the first half, and Mount had a shot that hit the crossbar. Neither team scored in the second half, and Sterling missed an empty goal. In the end, England drew 0-0 with Italy.
In the 2nd minute, Lorenzo Pellegrini sent a through ball from the front of the penalty area, Fratesi moved forward to the right side of the penalty area and took a low shot, the ball slightly missed the far post. In the 4th minute, Grealish took the ball in front of the bottom line on the left side of the frontcourt, and then knocked back to Mount. Mount kicked a kick and the angle was too positive. The ball was confiscated by goalkeeper Donnarumma. In the 5th minute, Donnarumma made a mistake in the penalty area, and Abraham volleyed high from a small angle in front of the bottom line after stealing.
In the 9th minute, the England team played a quick counterattack. Mount took the ball in the frontcourt and gave it to Sterling on the right. Sterling took the ball to the front of the penalty area and sent a through ball while running. Mount quickly stepped forward. With a volley, the ball hit the crossbar and popped out, and then Abraham followed up with a header to fill the top. In the 17th minute, Sterling dribbled the ball to the right side of the penalty area, got rid of the adjusted small angle and hit the goal, the ball was blocked by DiMarco and went out of the bottom line. In the 18th minute, Ward-Prowse took a right corner kick into the penalty area, and Rice volleyed the ball high.
In the 25th minute, the Italian midfielder sent a long pass. Di Lorenzo stepped forward to the bottom line on the right side of the penalty area and knocked the ball back. Lorenzo Pellegrini made a transition at the front, and Tonali pushed the ball at the back. , the ball was saved by goalkeeper Ramsdale. In the 26th minute, Locatelli tackled Mount in midfield and was shown a yellow card by the referee. In the 29th minute, Grealish kicked Gatti down in the front court and was shown a yellow card by the referee. In the 39th minute, Mount took the ball on the left side of the penalty area, and after making a slight adjustment, he kicked and shot. The angle was too positive, and the ball was confiscated by goalkeeper Donnarumma.
In the 41st minute, Pesina knocked the ball horizontally from the right side of the penalty area, and Skamarca scored the ball before kicking and volleying high. In the 45th minute, Pesina dribbled the ball inside the penalty area, got rid of the adjustment and kicked the goal, and goalkeeper Ramsdale flew the ball over the crossbar. After halftime, England temporarily 0-0 Italy.
Change sides in the second half. In the 49th minute, Fratesi dribbled the ball to the front of the penalty area in the midfield, sent a through ball while running, the ball was blocked by Maguire, and Pesina followed up with a volley to hit the ball high.In the 52nd minute, Reece James made a cross from the right side of the front court to the penalty area, and then Sterling outflanked the empty goal from close range, and the ball hit high.
In the 55th minute, Sterling responded to Grealish’s oblique plug on the right side of the penalty area, then turned and took a low shot. The angle was too positive and the ball was confiscated by the goalkeeper. In the 61st minute, Pesina responded to a teammate’s pick and moved forward to the bottom line on the right side of the penalty area to get the ball and then shot from a small angle. The ball went out of the bottom line.
In the 65th minute, England replaced three people in a row. Kane, Calvin Phillips and Bowen came off the bench, replacing Abraham, Rice and Mount respectively. In the 67th minute, Grealish took the ball on the right side of the penalty area, and then knocked back. Ward-Prowse volleyed the ball from the top of the penalty area and missed. In the 70th minute, Niotto took the ball on the right side of the penalty area, took two steps forward and shot low from a small angle, hitting the side net.
In the 79th minute, Kane hit a wall with Sterling on the left side of the penalty area. Kane responded to Sterling’s knockback and followed up with a shot that missed. In the 79th minute, Saka came off the bench to replace Sterling. In the 81st minute, Ward-Prowse smashed Pesina in midfield and was shown a yellow card by the referee. In the 90th and 3rd minutes, England played a quick counterattack. Bowen dribbled the ball forward in the frontcourt. Tonali chased back and brought Bowen down, and was shown a yellow card by the referee. At the end of the game, England 0-0 Italy.
Lineups for both teams:
England (4-2-3-1): 1-Rumsdale/2-Reece James, 5-Tomori (15-Guy in 88 minutes), 6-Maguire, 3-Tripier /8-Ward-Prowse, 4-Rice (65 minutes, 18-Calvin-Phillips)/10-Sterling (79 minutes, 23-Saka), 11-Mount (65 minutes, 17-Bow) Text), 7-Glarish/9-Abraham (65 minutes 20-Kane)
Italy (4-3-3): 1-Donnarumma/2-Di Lorenzo, 3-Gatti, 15-Acerbi, 13-DiMarco (87 minutes 7-Florenzi) /21-Flatesi, 5-Locatelli (11-Niotto in 64 minutes), 8-Tonali/12-Pesina (16-Cristante in 88 minutes), 9-Scamaca (77 minutes 22-Laspadori), 10-Lorenzo-Pellegrini (64 minutes 23-Esposito)
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