Italian Paper Talk: Italy Win But ‘With Goosebumps’ As Giorgio Chiellini Does It All

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Conte’s Italy struggle to win second European qualifier against Azerbaijan…

All the latest headlines from the newspapers in Italy as there is reaction to Italy’s 2-1 win over Azerbaijan with Giorgio Chiellini scoring all three goals.


Image courtesy of La Gazzetta dello Sport.

– Chiello’s head held high.

– Italy don’t shine against Azerbaijan, but win 2-1 and top the group on six points alongside Croatia.

– Giorgio Chiellini does it all: brace and own goal (with help from Buffon).

– Great final display from Giovinco.

– On Monday there’s Malta.

– Belotti lights up the Under-21 side, but Slovakia fight back. European Championship play-off, Azzurrini go in front, waste and are pegged back 1-1.

– The second leg is on Tuesday.

– Walter Mazzarri at the crossroads. Erick Thohir consults with Massimo Moratti, the game against Napoli is decisive.

– Massimiliano Allegri and Adriano Galliani divided over use of video replays.

– Adrien Rabiot has chosen and will be at Roma in January.

– De Blasi: ‘I’ll put Albania in the history books’.


Image courtesy of Corriere dello Sport.

– Italy win, but with goosebumps.

– At Palermo Chiellini does it all, scoring the opener, an own goal and eventually the winner.

– Croatia success in Bulgaria, Norway easily see off Malta.

– Under-21, a draw in Slovakia and the finals are close.

– Galliani applauds Inzaghi: ‘He’ll take us into the Champions League’. Milan CEO admits ‘the defence needs to be improved’.

– Walter Sabatini pushes Rabiot, as Roma want him in January. Agreement between director of sport and agents, a deal is imminent.

– Allegri says no to video replays. ‘It’s only needed for offsides and nothing else. Milan have now accepted that Muntari goal’.

– Tax on security in stadiums, the Lega Serie A rebels.


Image courtesy of Tuttosport.

– Chiello show.

– Antonio Conte’s Italy struggle to beat Azerbaijan 2-1 in the second European qualifier.

– Chiellini does it all with a brace of headers and an own goal. Giovinco comes off the bench and is decisive.

– In the other games, Norway win 3-0 in Malta and Croatia 1-0 in Bulgaria.

– Allegri: ‘Vidal, use your head’. ‘Arturo dropped against Roma due to a technical decision. Now everyone stay concentrated, as the games that will decide the Scudetto are coming up. I could use Lichtsteiner as a centre-back’.

– Ferrero: ‘Ready to intervene after the floods’.

– Inter short-staffed, they seek Borini and bargains from the East.

– ‘Money, ideas and youth: the future is Toro’.

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