Italy 0-0 Sweden: Italians miss first World Cup in 60 years!
World Cup 2018 By: Linus Onyeze | 13/11/2017
How often does Italy run the risk of not making the World Cup? Easy guess. Once in 60 years. And that was exactly the case at the start of this match, as the Azzurri ran the risk of failing to reach the biggest football showpiece for the first time since 1958.They had lost the first leg playoff match to Sweden – albeit narrowly – but one would have expected them to pull through playing in front of their fans at San Siro.And the game started with the former world champions on the front food, as they pegged the Swedes behind, but their first real chance of the match didn’t come until the 27th minute, when Antonio Candreva picked up a perfect pass inside the box, made himself some space for a shot, but his effort went just over the crossbar.