The Italian champions of the Italians have finally found a winner. Spain is reaching the final of the League of Nations

The Spanish footballers defeated the reigning European champions from Italy 2: 1 in the opening semifinal of the League of Nations in Milan and will play the trophy on Sunday against Belgium or France. Their duel will take place on Thursday in Turin.

The guests partially repaid the “Azzurri” elimination from the semifinals of this year’s Euro. The Italians suffered their first defeat after a record 37 matches and more than three years. Today, the home team played from the 42nd minute without the excluded captain Leonardo Bonucci. Ferran Torres scored both Spanish goals in the first half.

The basic line-up of Spain was joined by Barcelona midfielder Gavi, who at the age of 17 and 62 days became historically the youngest representative of his country. In 1936, the current record holder Zubieta wore the jersey of the national team at the age of 17 years and 284 days.

“La Roja” on San Siro opened the scoring in the 17th minute. Oyarzabal crossed the penalty area and Torres overtook Donnarumma. A moment later, after an uncertain intervention, the Italian goalkeeper saved the Italian goalkeeper.

Spanish goalkeeper Simón pulled Bernardeschi’s shot back into the goal. In addition, shortly before the break, the home team lost the key tracker Bonucci, who was eliminated after the second yellow card. Right in the setting of the first half, Torres used the power play with his second shot, this time with his head, after further assistance from Oyarzabal.

He could have scored for 78 minutes in the first place, but Donnarumma caught him off. In five minutes, Italy returned to the game, alternating Pellegrini, as he reduced the melee after Chies’ action. However, the weakened team from the Apennine Peninsula did not catch up and lost the competition at home for the first time since 1999.

Final Four of the Football League of Nations in Italy – Semifinals:

Italy – Spain 1: 2 (0: 2)

Goals: 83. Pellegrini – 17th and 45th + 2 F. Torres. Red Cross: 42. Bonucci (Italy).



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