Belgium were able to overcome Italy under-21s with a solitary goal in the latest friendly match between the two teams. Italy came into the game after having lost only once in 2018 and this was a narrow 3-2 loss against Portugal back in May. After having drawn against the likes of France and beaten the likes of Albania, there was enough reason to expect a positive result for Italy U21 team. Franciz Amuzu, though, came up with the only goal of the game that helped Belgium to a narrow victory while Italy came closest through Luca Valzania, who hit the woodwork.
Even though it was an incredibly disappointing result for theAzzurrini, they will continue with the progress for the Euro Under-21 Championship. The national team will be playing against Tunisia at home in the next friendly match. In a game that was devoid of quality chances, Belgium had the best opportunity to open the scoring when a shot was heavily deflected. After having seen both teams survive some threats in the 90 minutes, it was the visitors the lead in the second half through substituteAmuzu. His 81st minute goal broke the deadlock and ultimately Italian hearts. Italy did create several opportunities during the game and Parigini was their best forward.