In Poland, there is a youth championship of Europe on football (players under 21). In the last match of the first round, the Italians defeated the Danes 2:0.
The match took place in Krakow.
Denmark: Højbjerg, Max Holst, Bangor, Rasmussen, Nørgaard, Christensen, Bursting (Duelund, 79) A Foul On Hjulsager, Andersen (Hansen, 80), Ingvartsen (Zohore, 72)
Italy: Donnarumma, Swearing, Barreca, Caldara, Conti, Benassi (Grassi, 73), Galardini, Pellegrini, Petagna (Cherry, 88), Berardi (Chiesa, 67), Bernardeschi
Both teams in the qualifying stage showed excellent defense (3 goals conceded). The Italians had the initiative, the Danes have relied on swift counterattacks and standard positions.
Before the break the Italians memorable long-range strike Marco Benassi (Torino), after which Jeppe Højbjerg hardly reflected a ball.
In the penalty the Italians before the break, the most memorable «dollars», which fans pelted the goalkeeper «Milan» Gianluigi Donnarumma, noting the «heroic struggle» his agent with his club.
In the second half, the Italians have become sharper and sharper. In the 54th minute, followed by the canopy in the penalty area. A few head shots, and then former Roma midfielder Lorenzo Pellegrini (Sassuolo) struck a magnificent shot — the ball flew into the corner 0:1.
In the 86th minute, the Italians took a corner. Federico Chiesa (Fiorentina) on the opposite flank, beat two defenders and sent the ball into the penalty area. The former Milan striker Andrea Petagna (Atalanta) pushed the ball into the net 0:2.