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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            
18 Chiesa, Enrico            

unused substitutes:

12-Gianluca Pagliuca, 13-Christian Panucci, 15-Luigi Di Biagio, 16-Diego Fuser, 17-Alessandro Del Piero.

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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