Italy went top of Nations League group A1 by edging a narrow victory at the Netherlands, courtesy of Nicolo Barella’s first-half header.
The Inter Milan midfielder rose highest to nod in and finish off a slick move.
Everton striker Moise Kean missed opportunities to increase their lead, while Memphis Depay scooped over an acrobatic effort late on for the hosts.
In the same group, Poland moved into second place after claiming a 2-1 win against Bosnia-Herzegovina.
West Brom winger Kamil Grosicki and Kamil Glik scored to turn the game around for the visitors having fallen behind to Haris Hajradinovic’s penalty.
- 12HateboerSubstituted forDumfriesat 70′minutes
- 3VeltmanBooked at 69mins
- 4van Dijk
- 5AkéSubstituted forde Jongat 81′minutes
- 15de Roon
- 21de Jong
- 8WijnaldumBooked at 83mins
- 20van de BeekSubstituted forBergwijnat 57′minutes
- 10DepayBooked at 90mins
- 19de Jong
- 5D’AmbrosioBooked at 23mins
- 3ChielliniBooked at 88mins
- 20LocatelliSubstituted forCristanteat 81′minutesBooked at 83mins
- 11ZanioloSubstituted forKeanat 42′minutes
- 10InsigneSubstituted forChiesaat 90′minutes
- 2Di Lorenzo
Match ends, Netherlands 0, Italy 1.
Second Half ends, Netherlands 0, Italy 1.
Attempt missed. Federico Chiesa (Italy) left footed shot from outside the box is close, but misses to the right. Assisted by Nicolò Barella.
Memphis Depay (Netherlands) is shown the yellow card.
Giorgio Chiellini (Italy) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Virgil van Dijk (Netherlands).
Federico Chiesa (Italy) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Steven Bergwijn (Netherlands).
Ciro Immobile (Italy) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Foul by Memphis Depay (Netherlands).
Foul by Moise Kean (Italy).
Denzel Dumfries (Netherlands) wins a free kick in the defensive half.
Attempt missed. Moise Kean (Italy) left footed shot from the left side of the box is too high.
Attempt missed. Memphis Depay (Netherlands) right footed shot from a difficult angle on the left is close, but misses the top right corner. Assisted by Marten de Roon with a cross.
Attempt blocked. Steven Bergwijn (Netherlands) left footed shot from outside the box is blocked.
Substitution, Italy. Federico Chiesa replaces Lorenzo Insigne.
Corner, Netherlands. Conceded by Giorgio Chiellini.
Giorgio Chiellini (Italy) is shown the yellow card for a bad foul.
Foul by Giorgio Chiellini (Italy).
Denzel Dumfries (Netherlands) wins a free kick in the attacking half.