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Netherlands Deny 10-Man Italy Victory

International Friendly Wrap 04 June 2018

By SL International - Jun 04, 2018 10:47 PM

The Netherlands struck late to earn themselves a draw with Italy, while Morocco continued their World Cup preparations with a win over Slovakia.

Morocco 2-1 Slovakia

Morocco came from behind to get the better of Slovakia, with two well-taken goals from Ayoub El Kaabi and Younes Belhanda.

It was the Slovaks who took the lead courtesy of Jan Greguns' low shot from outside the box at the Stade de Geneva before succumbing to the African giants.

Serbia 0-1 Chile

Chile struck two minutes from time through Guillermo Maripan to walk away 1-0 winners over Serbia at the UPC-Arena in a friendly international.

Italy 1-1 Netherlands

Ten-man Italy were denied a win against the Netherlands, as Nathan Ake left it late to force a 1-1 draw at the Juventus Stadium in Turin.

It was the hosts who went ahead midway through the second half from the boot of Simone Zaza. They ended the game a man down following Domenico Criscito’s dismissal.


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