Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Italy 2-1 Republic of Ireland: EURO 2012 | June 18 Match

Antonio Cassano and Mario Balotelli scored a goal each to bring Italy through the EURO 2012 quarter-finals in their match against the Republic of Ireland. Cassano headed in Andrea Pirlo's corner kick in the 35th minute and then substitute Balotelli hooked in another goal late into the game to secure them the victory.

Below are the photos of the goal scorers in the match.

Antonio Cassano 35'

Mario Balotelli 90'

Match statistics:


Goals scored - Italy 2, Republic of Ireland 0
Possession - Italy 60%, Republic of Ireland 40%
Attempts on target - Italy 17, Republic of Ireland 2
Attempts off target - Italy 10, Republic of Ireland 4
Corners - Italy 12, Republic of Ireland 5
Offsides - Italy 3, Republic of Ireland 7
Fouls committed - Italy 15, Republic of Ireland 23
Yellow cards - Italy 3, Republic of Ireland 4
Red cards - Italy 0, Republic of Ireland 1

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