Matteo Pessina on the pitch with Italy

In the win over Northern Ireland in Parma

All the national teams of our 12 Nerazzurri players have played in their FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 Qualifiers. Let’s see in detail how things went.

Matteo PESSINA and Rafael TOLOI‘s Italy won 2-0 over Northern Ireland in Parma. Pessina featured as a substitute, coming on in the 84th minute, while Toloi wasn’t featured in the team sheet.
Next fixtures: Bulgaria-Italy (28/3) in Sofia and Lituania-Italy (31/3) in Vilnius.

Berat DJIMSITI‘s Albania won 1-0 over Andorra. Djimsiti played the full 90 minutes.
Next fixtures: Albania-England (28/3) in Tirana and San Marino-Albania (31/3) in San Marino.

Remo FREULER played for 86 minutes with Switzerland in the 3-1 win over Bulgaria in Sofia.
Next fixtures: Switzerland-Lituania (28/3) in St Gallen and (friendly match) Switzerland-Finland (31/3) in St Gallen.

Joakim MÆHLE played 86 minutes of Denmark’s 3-1 victory against Israel in Tel Aviv.
Next fixtures: Denmark-Moldavia (28/3) in Herning and Austria-Denmark (31/3) in Vienna.

Finally, Germany won 3-0 over Iceland. The German national team had to do without Robin GOSENS for this match.
Next fixtures: Romania-Germany (28/3) in Bucarest and Germany-North Macedonia (31/3) in Duisburg.


Marten de ROON played for 62 minutes with the Netherlands in Istanbul: Turkey won 4-2.
Next fixtures: The Netherlands-Latvia (27/3) in Amsterdam and Gibraltar-The Netherlands (30/3) in Gibraltar.

Josip ILIČIĆ with Slovenia and Mario PAŠALIĆ with Croatia faced each other in Lubiana: the Slovenian, who played for 87 minutes, edged past the Croatian, who came on in the 83rd minute.
Next fixtures ILIČIĆ: Russia-Slovenia (27/3) in Soči and Cyprus-Slovenia (30/3) in Nicosia.
Next fixtures Pašalić: Croatia-Cyprus (27/3) in Rijeka and Croatia-Malta (30/3) in Rijeka.

Viktor KOVALENKORuslan MALINOVSKYI with Ukraine faced France: it ended 1-1 in Paris, in the world champions’ home. Malinovskyi completed 90 minutes in the draw, while Kovalenko came on as a substitute in the 79th minute.
Next fixtures: Ukraine-Finland (28/3) in Kyiv and Ukraine-Kazakistan (31/3) in Kyiv.

Aleksej MIRANCHUK‘s Russia won 3-1 over Malta in La Valletta. Aleksey came on in the 57th minute and provided the assist for Russia’s third goal.
Next fixtures: Russia-Slovenia (27/3) in Soči and Slovakia-Russia (30/3) in Trnava.

  • 25/03/2021
  • National team
  • Marten de Roon
  • Berat Djimsiti
  • Remo Freuler
  • Robin Gosens
  • Josip Iličić
  • Joakim Mæhle
  • Ruslan Malinovskyi
  • Aleksey Miranchuk
  • Viktor Kovalenko
  • Mario Pašalić
  • Matteo Pessina
  • Rafael Toloi