Italy see off Belgium to finish third – Nations League

Nicolo Barella’s thunderous strike and a penalty converted by Domenico Berardi earned hosts Italy a 2-1 victory over Belgium on Sunday and third place in this year’s Nations League. It offered some consolation for the European champions, whose semi-final loss to Spain in Milan on Wednesday ended their record 37-match unbeaten run.

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Barella and Insigne fire Italy past Belgium into semi-finals

Goals from Nicolò Barella and Lorenzo Insigne fired Italy to a 1-2 victory past Belgium and into the semi-final of Euro 2020 where they will face Spain. Italy and Belgium traded chances before Barella and Insigne gave the Italians a two goal cushion however a Romelu Lukaku penalty gave Belgium a lifeline before the break.

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