It’s over! Italy snatches victory after a stubborn duel.
Andrey’s powerful blow, but the ball is at the goalkeeper.
Sali crosses, but Turiccia intervenes and hits the ball well.
Italy hopes for second place, but Romania is well positioned at the back.
Romania change. Kubis and Radaslavescu were replaced by Pantea and Popescu.
Goal, goal, goal Italy! Volpato counterattacks after a series of shots on goal and eventually puts Italy in the lead.
Change from Italy. Volpato replaced Baldanzi.
Goal, goal, goal of Romania! Andrei delivers the killing blow, but Despanches cannot keep his goal in the way.
Goal, goal, goal Italy! Baldanzi returns the ball and delivers a deadly kick from the middle of the field, opening the scoring.
Romania change. Andrei enters the field instead of Bodishteanu.
The action continues into the second half.
The first half is over, Italy and Romania have drawn 0:0 at half time.
Baldanzi hits, but Popa hits the ball and again does not allow the scoreboard to open.
Baldanci is looking for a pass, but the Romanian defense doesn’t let the ball pass.
Italy dominates the match but fails to turn their superiority into a goal.
Close! Fabbian fires, but Popa saves the first one.
The match is still very tense in the center of the field, both teams are looking for the opponent’s goal.
R. Popa; A. Pantea, G. Danuleas, B. Gergeli, S. Pirvulescu; D. Sirbu, A. Pandele, L. Andronache, E. Radaslavescu, S. Bodisteanu; A. Kiritou.
S. Desplanche; G. Mulazzi, D. Gilardi, D. Coppola, S. Giovane; G. Fabbian, G. Faticanti, C. Casadei, T. Baldanzi; M. Nasty, G. Dee Bruttopilo.
Both teams are already warming up on the field before the start of the match.
Romania is already in the Dac Arena looking for the first three points in this tournament.
Italy are also already in the Dac Arena, they will be looking for three points this afternoon and start the tournament with a valuable win.
All in all
Fans of both teams are already starting to gather at the venue for this long-awaited match.
Both teams arrived well in advance in Slovakia, the host country of this championship, trying to adapt to this place in order to show a good game.
Romanian draft list
Adrian Vasi, Romania U19 coach, said: “I have been working with this group of players for almost 5 years and I am sure they will be able to achieve a lot in this last tournament. In these two training seasons, we felt their motivation, they worked hard at every training session. We are not afraid of the names of our rivals. Our goal is to qualify for the U20 World Championship next year.”
Both Raresh Ilie and goalkeeper Robert Popa were among the top 30 players of the season under 19s. They are ranked 24th and 26th in the list published by the French newspaper L’Équipe.
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Both Italy as well as Romania will aim to start the tournament on the right foot, aiming for three points in their quest for first place in Group A.
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Italy as well as Romania are in Group A along with Slovakia and France, Slovakia and France will open the tournament and then a match between these two teams, which is expected to be very exciting.
The match will take place at the Dac Arena.
The Italy-Romania match will take place at the Dac Arena in Dunajska Stred, Slovakia. The stadium has a capacity of 12,700 people.
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