WC Qualifiers: the Nerazzurri on the pitch

The third round of matches has begun

The first matches of the third round of qualifying games for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 have been played. Here’s what went down today, Tuesday 30 March, and which matches are scheduled for tomorrow, Wednesday 31 March.

TUESDAY 30/03 matches
Mario PAŠALIĆ played 54 minutes of Croatia’s 3-0 win over Malta.
Matches played:
– 24/03 Slovenia 1-0 Croatia (Pašalić featured as a substitute in the 83rd minute)
– 27/03 Croatia 1-0 Cyprus (Pašalić scored the winner on 40 and played for 66 minutes).

Aleksey MIRANCHUK‘s Russia beat Slovakia 2-1, the Nerazzurro no. 59 took to the pitch in the 58th minute).
Matches played:
– 24/03 Malta 1-3 Russia (Aleksey came on in the 57th minute and provided the assist for Russia’s third goal).
– 27/03 Russia 2-1 Slovenia (Miranchuk came on in the 49th minute).

A setback for Josip ILIČIĆ and his Slovenia, as Cyprus claimed a narrow win over them in Nicosia. Josip played the whole match.
Matches played:
– 24/03 Slovenia 1-0 Croatia 1-0 (Josip played for 87 minutes).
– 27/03 Russia 2-1 Slovenia (Iličić played the full 90 minutes and scored the goal in the 36th minute).

Marten de ROON‘s the Netherlands hit seven past Gibraltar away. Marten didn’t take to the pitch.
Matches played:
– 24/03 Turkey 4-2 The Netherlands (de Roon played for 62 minutes).
– 27/03 The Netherlands 2-0 Latvia (Marten didn’t take to the pitch).

The matches scheduled for TOMORROWWEDNESDAY 31.03
Matteo PESSINA and Rafael TOLOI‘s Italy will play Lithuania in Vilnius, the match is scheduled at 20.45 CEST.
Matches played:
– 25/03 Italy 2-0 Northern Ireland (Pessina featured as a substitute, coming on in the 84th minute, while Toloi wasn’t featured in the team sheet).
– 28/03 Bulgaria 0-2 Italy (played in the final minutes of the match, while Toloi wasn’t featured on the match sheet for this match as well.).

Berat DJIMSITI and Albania visit San Marino at 20.45 CEST.
Matches played:
– 25/03 Andorra 0-1 Albania (Djimsiti played the whole match).
– 28/03 Albania 0-2 England (Djimsiti played the full 90 minutes).

Remo FREULER‘s Switzerland host Finland in St Gallen for a friendly match with kick-off at 20.45 CEST.
Matches played:
– 25/03 Bulgaria 1-3 Svizzera (Freuler played for 86 minutes).
-28/03 Switzerland 1-0 Lithuania (Remo played the first 66 minutes of the match).

Joakim MÆHLE‘s Denmark visit Austria in Vienna at 20.45 CEST.
Matches played:
– 25/03 Israel 0-2 Denmark (Mæhle played for 86).
– 28/03 Denmark 8-0 Moldavia (Mæhle wasn’t on the match sheet).

Viktor KOVALENKO and Ruslan MALINOVSKYI with Ukraine host Kazakistan in Kyiv. Kick-off at 20.45.
Matches played:
– 24/03 France 1-1 Ukraine (Malinovskyi completed 90 minutes in the draw, while Kovalenko came on as a substitute in the 79th minute).
– 28/03 Ukraine 1-1 Finland (Malinovskyi completed 90 minutes in the draw, while Kovalenko took to the pitch in the 78th minute).

Robin GOSENS‘s Germany face North Macedonia in Duisburg in the match with kick-off at 20.45 CEST.
Matches played:
– 25/03 Germany 3-0 Iceland (Gosens wasn’t featured on the team sheet).
– 28/03 Romania 0-1 Germany (Gosens wasn’t featured on the match sheet).

  • 30/03/2021
  • 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