The Slovaks also lost in the second match of the European Under-19 Football Championships. On Tuesday evening in Trnava, they lost to the favored Italians 0: 1, but their performance was better than in the opening duel with France (0: 5). The individual quality was on the side of Italy, but the Slovaks did not come under significant pressure for most of the match. Nevertheless, the Italians hit the crossbar twice before the half-time break. Juventus offensive midfielder Fabio Miretti really proved to be a difference player, he hit the goal construction once. In the 33rd minute, he sent a pass to Giuseppe Ambrosin, who scored the only goal of the match. The Italians then threw away several opportunities, but in the end Slovakia had a chance to equalize. Timotej Jambor came close to extending the visitors’ lead when he found himself completely unmarked in front of the goal after a pass through the middle, but he lifted the ball over Sebastiano Desplanches and it was a little too high and hit the bar. Slovakia promoted itself mainly after the actions in the wing areas, which were followed by the center in front of the gate. Although Slovakia has made a nice performance, this article is the exclusive content for subscribers of Denník N. Are you a subscriber?
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