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Saturday, 11 October 1997
World Cup 1998 UEFA Group Two qualification match

Italy 0 England 0 [0-0]
 

Stadio Olimpico, Municipio XV, Roma
Attendance: 81,200;
Kick-off: 8.45pm local, 7.45pm BST
Live on Sky Sports (UK) - Commentator: Martin Tyler and Andy Gray. Delayed coverage on ITV (UK) - Commentator: Brian Moore and Ron Atkinson

  Match Summary
Italy Squad
England Squad
There were ten cautions
Red Card: Italy - Angelo Di Livio (77)
Results 1995-2000

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Match Summary

Officials from Netherlands

Italy

Type

England

Referee (charcoal) - Mario van der Ende
x (x), x, FIFA listed x.

Assistant Referees - Jan Dolstra and Eugene Thaeelen.

Fourth Official - Herman van Dijk.
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  Possession  

Italy Team

 

Rank:

FIFA (17 Sept 1997) 12th
EFO ranking

ELO rating 6th
Colours: Made by Nike - Azure blue collared jerseys with white/green trimmed collar/cuffs, white shorts with green waistband/hem, blue socks with white/green trim.
Capt: Paolo Maldini Manager: Cesare Maldini, 65 (5 February 1932), appointed in 1996.
Italy Lineup
1 Peruzzi, Angelo     G     GA
2 Nesta, Alessandro            
3 Maldini, Paolo            
4 Albertini, Demetrio            
5 Cannavaro, Fabio            
6 Costacurta, Alessandro            
7
di Livio, Angelo            
8 Baggio, Dino            
9 Vieri, Christian            
10 Zola, Gianfranco            
11 Inzaghi, Filippo            
Italy Substitutes
14 Benarrivo, Antonio, on 31st min. for Maldini            
18 Chiesa, Enrico, on 46th min. for Inzaghi            
17 del Piero, Alessandro, on 63rd min. for Zola            

unused substitutes:

12-Gianluca Pagliuca, 13-Christian Panucci, 15-Luigi Di Biagio, 16-Diego Fuser.

team notes:

Manager and captain are father and son.
 
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Averages:

Age - Appearances/Goals - -

 

England Team

 

Rank:

FIFA (17 Sept 1997) 7th
EFO ranking

ELO rating 5th
Colours: The 1997 Umbro home uniform - White shadow pinstriped collared jersey with navy buttoned-collar, navy/red side panels, navy shorts with red/white lower side panel, white socks with navy tops and two red hoops.
Capt: Paul Ince, fifth captaincy Manager: Glenn Hoddle, 39 (27 October 1957), appointed 2 May 1996, effective 27 June 1996,
13th match, W 10 - D 1 - L 2 - F 22 - A 4.
England Lineup
1 Seaman, David A. 34 19 September 1963 G Arsenal FC 38 18 GA
2 Campbell, Sulzeer J. 23 18 September 1974 RB Tottenham Hotspur FC 11 0
3 Le Saux, Graeme P. 28 17 October 1968 LB Chelsea FC 21 1
4 Ince, Paul E.C. 29 21 October 1967 M Liverpool FC 34 2
5 Adams, Tony A. 31 10 October 1966 CD Arsenal FC 48 4
6 Southgate, Gareth 27 3 September 1970 CD Aston Villa FC 21 0
7 Beckham, David R.J. 22 2 May 1975 RM Manchester United FC 11 0
8 Gascoigne, Paul J., off 88th min. 30 27 May 1967 CM Rangers FC, Scotland 53 10
9 Wright, Ian E. 33 3 November 1963 F Arsenal FC 29 9
10 Sheringham, Edward P. 31 2 April 1966 F Manchester United FC 29 8
11 Batty, David 28 2 December 1968 M Newcastle United FC 27 0
England Substitutes
15 Butt, Nicholas, on 88th min. for Gascoigne 22 21 January 1975 M Manchester United FC 4 0

unused substitutes:

12-Gary Neville, 13-Ian Walker, 14-Phil Neville, 16-Steve McManaman, 17-Paul Scholes, 18-Robbie Fowler.
 
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Averages:

Age 28.7 Appearances/Goals - -

 

    Match Report by Mike Payne

Source Notes

TheFA.com
Original newspaper reports
Official teamsheet
Rothman's Yearbooks
F.A. Yearbook
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