Euro 2020 Qualifier: Italy thrashed Liechtenstein in a six goal thriller

Italy 6-0 Liechtenstein

Italy thrashed Liechtenstein in Parma to make two wins out of the two at the start of the Euro 2020 qualifying campaign to top Group J.

Stefano Sensi and Marco Verratti scored before Fabio Quagliarella became Italy’s oldest international goalscorer at 36 with the first of two penalties.

Daniel Kaufmann of Liechtenstein was dismissed with a straight red for deliberate handball to prevent a goal. He conceded the second penalty.

Moise Kean added a fifth 20 minutes from time before debutante Leonardo Pavoletti completed the scoring.

Juventus forward Kean, 19, has scored two goals on his first two competitive starts for Italy, also getting one in the 2-0 win over Finland on Saturday.

The Italians, who had 41 shots in the match, 12 of them on target, are the only side in Group J with a 100% win record and lead Greece by two points.

Liechtenstein, ranked 181st in the world, have managed only two wins in their past 32 games.



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