Italy draws Switzerland in 2022 World Cup qualifier
Italy’s national football team tied with Switzerland in the 2022 World Cup qualifier
Italy’s footballers tied with Switzerland in the 2022 World Cup qualifier.
Group C meeting, which took place on Friday in Rome, ended with a score of 1: 1. The Italians responded to the goal scored by the Swiss Sylvan Widmer in the 11th minute with a goal by Giovanni Di Lorenzo in the 36th minute. The hosts could have come out ahead at the end of the match, but Jorginho missed the penalty in the 90th minute.
In another match of the group, the national team of Northern Ireland defeated the Lithuanian team at home – 1: 0.
Before the final round, the national teams of Italy and Switzerland scored 15 points each, these teams will no longer fall below the second place, which gives the right to play in the play-offs for the right to participate in the 2022 World Cup. The group winner will be directly selected for the tournament. The third is the national team of Northern Ireland (8 points), the fourth – Bulgaria (8), the fifth – Lithuania (3).