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Italy 2-0 Ecuador (Mar 24, 2024) Sport Evaluation


An early objective from Lorenzo Pellegrini and a late strike from Nicolo Barella gave a revamped Italy aspect a 2-0 win over Ecuador in a pleasant at Crimson Bull Area in Harrison, New Jersey, on Sunday.

Italy coach Luciano Spalletti made 11 modifications to the lineup from Thursday’s 2-1 win over Venezuela, handing extra gamers an opportunity to show themselves earlier than Euro 2024 in Germany.

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Pellegrini put Italy forward after three minutes by smashing residence after the ball rebounded off the wall from a free kick.

Deep into stoppage time, Italy counter-attacked and Barella lobbed goalkeeper Javier Burrai to seal the win.

European champions Italy have been drawn with Spain, Albania and Croatia in Group B on the Euros, which begin in June.