FULL TIME: Italy go through 2-1 after Chiesa and Pessina come off the bench to score in a thrilling extra time period. Kalajdzic scored late on but the Azzurri hold on to reach the last 8. Thanks for following the gamr with us..
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Italy - Austria
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CLOSE! Gregoritsch fires in a low volley from outside the box through a crowd of players wide but the flag goes up for offside.
Austria deserved a goal, they have battled well.
- GoalSaša KalajdžicAustria
GOAL FOR AUSTRIA! Goal for Kalajdzic with a header from a corner at the near post. Game on!
Trimmel is on for Laimer.
WHAT A CHANCE! Sabitzer at the back post miskicks it, then blazes a shot over from close range.
- OffLorenzo InsigneItaly
- OnBryan CristanteItaly
Cristante is on for Italy, replacing Insigne.
- OffXaver SchlagerAustria
- OnMichael GregoritschAustria
Along with Schaub, Gregoritsch is also on.
TOP SAVE! Schaub’s dipping shot towards the bottom right is brilliantly palmed away by Donnarumma.
- E.T 2nd Half
kick off: The second half of extra time is underway.
- End of E.T 1st Half
END OF HALF: Italy score 2 goals to have one foot in the quarters.
- GoalMatteo PessinaItaly
GOAL FOR ITALY! Another sub, Pessina fires in from close range after the ball ricochets to him.
GOOD SAVE! Freekick around 25 yards out, Insigne's dipping effort is well saved. From the corner, Austria clear.
Italy have looked sharper with their fresh legs.
- OffMarko ArnautovicAustria
- OnSaša KalajdžicAustria
Arnautovic is off for Kalajdzic.
You have to feel for the Austrians, they were the better in the second half and have worked their socks off.
Clever ball from Spinazolla, Chiesa heads it down then tees it up to hammer it into the net.
- GoalFederico ChiesaItaly
GOAL FOR ITALY! Its the supersub Chiesa at the back post with a neat flick and a half volley.
CHANCE! Belotti finds Chiesa whose tame low shot at the near post is saved.
Austria have a freekick on the right flank. Its swung in by Alaba, the whistle is blown and its a free-kick to the Azzurri.
KICK OFF: Italy get extra time underway.
FULL TIME: We go to extra time!
From the freekick, Insigne's cross is headed away by Lainer.
Arnautovic concedes a freekick with a push on the edge of the box, looked a harsh decision.
Austria are maintaining their strong work ethic in midfield, they are looking comfortable tactically.
There will be 5 added minutes.
- OffChristoph BaumgartnerAustria
- OnAlessandro SchöpfAustria
Baumgartner's night is up and Schopf is on.
Baumgartner has a touch of cramp and is getting treatment.
Hinterigger with two brilliant blocks near his box, rhe defender has been immense.
Italy's buildup play continuing to be slow and ponderous at times. The subs have yet to trigger a spark.
Chiesa is als on for Berardi, Italy throwing the kitchen sink at this. Austria yet to make any subs.
Immobile makes way for Belotti.
CHANCE! Berardi's night summed up with a miscued bicycle kick at the back post when in plenty of space from Spinazzola's cross.
The Austrians are looking more likely to win this game from a counter attack, they are continuing to press doggedly.
We are ten mins away from extra time. Belotti is warming up.
Is a surprise Chiesa has not been hauled on yet, Italy looking toothless up front.
VAR has a look and because it was offside, no pen.
PENALTY SHOUT: Austria want a penalty for a foul on Lainer as a cross comes in but the flag is up for offside. VAR taking a look..
Austria give it away, Immobile finds Insigne whose curling effort from inside the box is well over, poor effort.
Jorginho with a ball over the top for Immobile but its just overcooked.
- OffMarco VerrattiItaly
- OnManuel LocatelliItaly
Locatelli also on.
Barella makes way for Pessina.
GOAL DISALLOWED FOR OFFSIDE BY VAR! Huge let off for Italy.
GOAL FOR AUSTRIA! Arnautovic heads it in from close range from Alaba's nod on but looks offside.
CHANCE! Sabitzer's strike from distance takes a deflection and its a corner. DOnnarumma punches it clear, it comes to Arnautovic whose low strike off balance is comfortable saved.
We have reached the hour mark. The stalemate continues, the Italians growing more frustrated.
Definitely Italy's worst performance of the tournament so far. Buildup play has been too slow.
CHANCE! Insigne on the break, tries to put in a low cross for Berardi but Alaba is there to put it behind for a corner. The corner is headed well over by Bonucci.
Donnarumma kicks it out of play in his own half, sloppy from the Italians.
CLOSE! Alaba's strike goes over the wall and dips over.
- Yellow cardGiovanni Di LorenzoItaly
Austria have a free-kick on the edge of the box after a challenge from Di Lorenzo, dangerous position right in the centre. Barella is booked for protesting too much.
Arnautovic capitalises on a Bonucci erorr, twists and turns in the box brilliantly then sends in a woeful cross across the box.
Berardi drags in a low cross which is cleared, 20 seconds later Immmobile's shot from inside the box is charged down.
Will be little surprise to see the Juve man after an hour..
- 2nd Half
KICK OFF: We are back underway. No changes made by either side.
- End of 1st Half
HALF TIME: The Azzurri have a free-kick around 30 yards after Spinazzola is brought down. Its crossed in , it is headed behind but the whistle has gone for half time.It has been a fairly sterile 0-0, Italy with the better chances with Immobile hitting the bar but Austria have had their moments.
Italy need a shotclock at times when they approach the opposition box, lots of tippy tappy passing.
CLOSE! Spinazzola's low effort is parried behind for a corner. The setpiece finds Di Lorenzo whose glancing header goes wide.
Baumgartner is okay to continue after a touch of the magic sponge.
Likewise Austria have had some promising moments but their final delivery has let them down.
Baumgartner collides with Donnarumma as the keeepr caught a cross. He is going off for some treatment and is holding the back of his neck.
Immobile runs onto Berardi's reverse pass and his shot from the edge of the box is charged down. This game needs a goal to give it a spark.
WOODWORK! Immobile with a long-range dipping strike which clips the top of the post.
Schlager has some space down the right but overcooks the cross.
Mancini's side have been below par with their final ball, this time Insigne ovehits a cross.
Austria have a 3 v 2 on the break but Laimer's through ball is a poor one and overhit.
Veratti is tackled in the box and its a corner which is headed away at the near post.
The Austriand did not a have a touch in the opposition box in the opening 20 minutes.
Spinazzola is growing into the game but Austria's defence is holding firm.
This is Austria's first knockout game of a major tournament since 1954.
CHANCE! Arnautovic runs onto a ball over the top, outpaces Bonucci and lashes a half volley from distance well over the bar.
GOOD SAVE! Barella's first time low shot is parried by the keeper's outstretched leg from Spinazzola's cross.
Insigne's long range effort from the edge of the box is charged down after more patient buildup play.
There has been a lot of room for Lainer down the right flank in the early stages. Austria looking more threatening than expected.
CHANCE! Schlager charges down a short, it falls to Spinazzola who mishits a shot from inside the box well wide.
Austria have began well with their high press and have been getting physical.
Bachmann is furious with Immobile for sliding in for the ball and catching him from Barella's through ball. There didnt appear to be any malice in the challenge.
Barella threads the ball through to Insigne near the box but Grillitsch is there to get in a vital challenge otherwise he was through on goal.
- Yellow cardMarko ArnautovicAustria
Arnautovic is already in the book for a late challenge.
Baumgartner sends in a low cross into the box which is missed by Sabitzer after Austria win the ball in the Italians' half.
KICK OFF: Austria get us underway.
COUNTDOWN: 5 mins till kickoff!
David Alaba, the Austria skipper, said on Friday night that the team would take the knee before the game.
Italy have used 25 of their 26 players, the most of any country in the tournament. Only Alex Meret, the third-choice goalkeeper, is yet to get any game time.
The winner tonight will face either Belgium or Portugal in the last 8. Just a reminder that Denmark are the first team in the quarter-finals after beating Wales 4-0.
Austria coach Franco Foda keeps faith with team that beat Ukraine on Monday.
For Italy, Roberto Mancini picks Marco Verratti ahead of Manuel Locatelli in midfield while defender Francesco Acerbi comes in for injured skipper Giorgio Chiellini.
The Azzurri are unbeaten in their last 30 games and have arguably been the most impressive team in the tournament so far. Austria qualified after finishing second in their group behind The Netherlands.
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AUSTRIA: Bachmann, Dragovic, Hinteregger, Alaba, Lainer, Sabitzer, Grillitsch, Baumgartner, Schlager, Laimer, Arnautovic...Subs: Schlager, Pervan, Ulmer, Posch, Lienhart, Trimmel, Ilsanker, Baumgartlinger, Schaub, Schopf, Gregoritsch, Kalajdzic.
ITALY: Donnarumma, Di Lorenzo, Spinazzola, Acerbi, Bonucci, Verratti, Jorginho, Barella, Insigne, Berardi, Immobile...Subs: Sirigu, Mere, Emerson, Bastoni, Toloi, Locatelli, Pessina, Cristante, Belotti, Chiesa, Bernardeschi, Raspadori.
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