GENK, KOMPAS.com – Roberto Mansini admitted he was worried when Italy's match against the United States was almost over the score was still 0-0 in the transnational trial held at Luminus Arena, Belgium on Tuesday (11/20/2018) or on Wednesday morning WIB.
The game finally won the Italian national team with 1-0 score thanks to Matteo Politano in the last minute injury time. Italian coach Roberto Mancini revealed he was worried about the 0-0 draw because his team had a lot of opportunities in this fight.
"It's still 0-0, but this is football. We have many opportunities, the important thing is that this is a good performance," said Roberto Mancini from the Italian football website.
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Meanwhile, Matteo Politano claimed he could not have forgotten the moment in this fight because he was a winner by scoring a goal in 90 + 4 minutes.
"It was an unforgettable night, I was very happy about this goal and the victory, I dominated the game, we struggled to break the defense and we were lucky to have it," said Matteo Politano.
Italy certainly did not manage to qualify for UEFA semifinals. They lost from Portugal to Group 3.