Italy 2 Austria 1 LIVE REACTION: Azzurri hobble into Euro 2020 quarter-final with tight extra-time win – latest updates

ITALY made into the quarter-finals of Euro 2020 by the barest of margins with a 2-1 win over Austria at Wembley.

The game went to extra-time after a goalless 90 mins but Chiesa and Pessina notched before Kalazdjic pulled one back before the end of the game.

  • RESULT: Italy 2 Austria 1 (AET)
  • Italy XI: 21 Donnurumma, 2 Di Lorenzo, 19 Bonucci ©, 15 Acerbi, 4 Spinazzola, 18 Barella, 8 Jorginho, 6 Verratti, 11 Berardi, 17 Immobile, 10 Insigne
  • Austria XI: 13 Bachmann, 3 Dragovic, 4 Hinteregger, 8 Alaba ©, 21 Lainer, 9 Sabitzer, 10 Grillitsch, 19 Baumgartner, 23 X Schlager, 24 Laimer, 7 Arnautovic

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  • George Moore

    HAVE YOUR SAY

    Italy have made it through to the Quarter Finals, where they will face either Portugal or Belgium…

  • Tom Harvey

    FT: ITALY 2-1 AUSTRIA

    Italy progress to the quarter-final but they were given one hell of a battle by Austria.

  • Tom Harvey

    PEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEP!
    THE FINAL WHISTLE GOES!

  • Tom Harvey

    ITALY 2-1 AUSTRIA

    120. Chiesa looks to finish it for Italy. He lifts it over the outrushing Bachman but Trimmel gets back to clear. Breathless stuff.

  • Tom Harvey

    ITALY 2-1 AUSTRIA

    119. Austria launch it forward. Gregoritsch shoots through a crowd of players but it trickles wide. That could be that.

  • Tom Harvey

    ITALY 2-1 AUSTRIA

    115. It’s another substitute – this time Kalajdzic. He meets a Gregoritsch corner and sees his header find its way in at the near post. Game on!

  • Tom Harvey

    GGGGGGGGGGOOOOOOOOOALLLLLLLLLLLLL AUSTRIA!!!!

  • Tom Harvey

    ITALY 2-0 AUSTRIA

    111. What a chance for Sabitzer! His first effort from Gregoritsch's cross hits his standing foot and then he fires the loose ball over the bar from just a few yards out.

  • Tom Harvey

    ITALY 2-0 AUSTRIA

    110. Di Lorenzo embarks on a run from deep but gets all excited as he nears the Austrian goal and shoots well wide.

  • Tom Harvey

    ITALY 2-0 AUSTRIA

    108. Insigne departs for Cristante as Italy make another substitution.

  • Tom Harvey

    ITALY 2-0 AUSTRIA

    106. Schaub sends a dipping shot towards the bottom right and it's wonderfully saved by Donnarumma. Imagine if that had gone in.

  • Tom Harvey

    ITALY 2-0 AUSTRIA

    106. Two changes for Austria as Gregoritsch and Schaub come on in place of Grillitsch and Schlager.

  • Tom Harvey

    PEEEEEEEEEEEEEP!
    OFF WE GO AGAIN!

  • Tom Harvey

    PEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEP!

    HT, ET: ITALY 2-0 AUSTRIA

    It’s half-time in extra-time and surely Italy are progressing to the next stage. You have to feel for Austria but two goals from substitutes Chiesa and Pessina have put Italy in the ascendency.

  • Tom Harvey

    ITALY 2-0 AUSTRIA

    105. Surely that’s game over now. The ball falls kindly for substitute Pessina in the area, and he picks out the far corner with a left-footed drive.

  • Tom Harvey

    GGGGGGGGGGGGOOOOOOOAAAAAAAALLLLLLLLLL ITALY!

  • Tom Harvey

    ITALY 1-0 AUSTRIA

    104. Insigne goes for goal from the free-kick and forces a terrific save from Bachmann.

  • Tom Harvey

    ITALY 1-0 AUSTRIA

    103. Italy break but Hinteregger sticks out a leg and brings down Belotti to go into the book.

  • Tom Harvey

    ITALY 1-0 AUSTRIA

    102: Grillitsch sends in a looping cross but Donnarumma is off his line to claim the ball.

  • Tom Harvey

    ITALY 1-0 AUSTRIA

    99. Lainer takes aim from distance and shoots miles wide.

  • Tom Harvey

    ITALY 1-0 AUSTRIA

    96. Austria respond by replacing Arnautovic with the giant Kalajdzic.

  • Tom Harvey

    ITALY 1-0 AUSTRIA

    95. It’s the substitute Chiesa who finally break the deadlock. Spinazzola’s ball across goal is chested down by Chiesa before he wrongfoots Hinteregger and sends a brilliant shot across Bachmann and into the far corner.

  • Tom Harvey

    GGGGGGGOOOOOOAAAAAAAAAAAALLLLLLLLLLLLLLL ITALY!

  • Tom Harvey

    ITALY 0-0 AUSTRIA

    94. Better from Italy who work the ball to Chiesa. He takes aim but his fierce drive is well held by Bachmann.

  • Tom Harvey

    ITALY 0-0 AUSTRIA

    93. Alaba whips it in and a few bodies go down but Italy are awarded a free-kick after Hinteregger and Sabitzer get a bit too touchy-feely.

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