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Bulgaria – Italy 0:0

Submitted on Sunday, 12 October 2008No Comment
Bulgaria – Italy 0:0

The match between Bulgaria and Italy yesterday ended with a 0:0 score and brought the first lost points for the world champions. Both teams are in group 8 of the 2010 World Cup qualifications.

Bulgaria showed a good and at times brave game against Italy. Both teams had their opportunities, but none scored. According to Dimitar Berbatov, the Italians were certain in their win and remained at least a little bit surprised from the Bulgarian team. ‘We are not Brazil, one point is good’, summarized he.

There were many goal situations in the match. The Italians received their best opportunity in the 72nd minute when Rossi made a good pass towards Giraldino who failed to score. Berbatov had the most chances to score from the Bulgarian team, followed by Chavdar Yankov, who missed in the 88th minute.

Next the Bulgarians will face the team of Georgia as guests on Wednesday.

According to the current ranking, Bulgaria takes the third place in group 8 with 2 games and 2 points. Italy is first with 3 games and 7 points, followed by Ireland with 2 games and 4 points.

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