Another win for first place in the group

BH national team defeated by Italy

The “A” national team of Bosnia and Herzegovina was defeated by Italy 0:3 at the Bilino Polje in Zenica tonight in its penultimate EURO 2020 qualifying match.

Miralem Pjanić centred from the corner in the 8th minute, and the highest in the jump was Ermin Bičakčić whose head-shot was defended by Gianluigi Donnarumma.

Italy performed an excellent action in the 21st minute, which was ended by Francesco Acerbi with his precise shot from about ten meters for 0:1.

Muhamed Bešić had a good try in the 31st minute, but Emerson blocked his shot on the goal-line.

Edin Džeko also tried in the 33rd minute, but Donnarumma once again intervened well.

The guests doubled their advantage in the 37th minute. Lorenzo Insigne entered the penalty area of the BH team and from the asquint right sent the ball into the net.

In the 53rd minute, Andrea Belotti scored a third goal for Italy from about fifteen meters with a strong shot from the right and set up the final result of the match.

Before the start of the match, the FF BH president Elvedin Begić handed the ambassador of Italy to Bosnia and Herzegovina, Nicola Minasi, a jersey of the BH national team with the signatures of the national team players.

The BH national team ends its qualifications with a match against Liechtenstein in Vaduz on 18th November.

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