Italy drew 0-0 against Switzerland in Basel in the match valid for Group C qualifying for the 2022 World Cup. The penalty missed by Jorginho at the start of the second half stands out. The Azzurri, returning from home peers with Bulgaria, rise to 11 points, maintaining the first position in the group. Switzerland are at 7 but have two fewer games than the European champions and could climb to the top with 2 wins. On 11 November Italy will host the Swiss selection in Rome in a challenge that risks becoming a playoff. THE MATCH – Mancini’s national team creates opportunities at the start. At 13 ‘Immobile kicks on Akanji, then Insigne does not take advantage of the tap-in. At 19 ‘colossal chance for Berardi, who only in front of Sommer is hypnotized by the Swiss goalkeeper. At 35 ‘Insigne tries from the edge: right to turn, wrong aim. In the final of the fraction the Swiss are alive: Akanji’s header in the 42nd minute, ball not far from the intersection. In the second half, the turning point could reach the 50 ‘. Rodriguez knocks Berardi down with a crazy slide: penalty, Jorginho kicks weakly and Sommer even blocks. The rossocrociato goalkeeper is not surprised even by Insigne who looks for the door diagonally in the 72nd minute. Italy disunites and loses compactness, Switzerland takes no risks in the final and keeps the draw tight. don’t win 2-0 or 3-0 “, Mancini told Rai microphones.
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