Italy goes through after extra time drama

Italy wins the round of 16 match against Austria 2-1, after going into extra time.

Despite creating the majority amount of chances, the Azzurri were wasteful in the regular time of the match. Without a goal the match carried on to extra time. Chiesa scored five minutes into the extra time with Pessina adding another 10 minutes later.

Austria’s Kalajdzic gave them a late consolation goal in the 114th minute of the game. Austria played brilliantly throughout the game, as their fans proudly applauded the teams performance after final whistle.

Italy had a total of 21 attempts on goal last night. Austria had 13, with only 3 on target. Italy had six out of the twenty one, on target. Possession wise the game was rather even, slightly tipping off to Italy as they had 51% while Austria with 49% of the ball.

Up tonight: Netherlands vs Czech Republic local time; 2100 hours

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