Italy national football B team

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Italy B
Nickname(s)Gli Azzurri (The Blues)
AssociationItalian Football Federation
(Federazione Italiana Giuoco Calcio – FIGC)
Head coachVacant
Home stadiumN/A
First international
 Luxembourg 1–5 Italy B Italy
(Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg; 17 April 1927)
Biggest win
Italy Italy B 12–0  Luxembourg
(Como, Italy; 10 April 1932)
Biggest defeat
Bulgaria Bulgaria B 5–1 Italy B Italy
(Sofia, Bulgaria; 7 November 1963)

Italy national football B team is a B team that representing Italian Football Federation. The most recent fixture was a non-A friendly with San Marino on 31 May 2017.[1][2][3]

Current squad[edit]

The following players have been called up for the friendly match against San Marino on 31 May 2017.[4] Some of the players who born in 1994 or after, were also eligible to Italy national under-21 football team, which qualified to the final stage of 2017 UEFA European Under-21 Championship.

Ages, clubs and caps[5] updated as of 31 May 2017

No. Pos. Player Date of birth (age) Caps Goals Club
1 1GK Simone Scuffet (1996-05-31)31 May 1996 (aged 21) 1 0 Italy Udinese
15 1GK Pierluigi Gollini 0 0 Italy Atalanta (on loan from Aston Villa)

2 2DF Andrea Conti 1 0 Italy Atalanta
3 2DF Danilo D'Ambrosio 1 0 Italy Internazionale
6 2DF Mattia Caldara 1 1 Italy Atalanta (on loan from Juventus)
13 2DF Cristiano Biraghi (1992-09-01)1 September 1992 (aged 24) 1 0 Italy Pescara
14 2DF Alex Ferrari 0 0 Italy Verona (on loan from Bologna)
15 2DF Gian Marco Ferrari 1 1 Italy Crotone (on loan from Sassuolo)
19 2DF Federico Ceccherini Italy Crotone
22 2DF Davide Calabria 0 0 Italy Milan
2DF Emerson Palmieri 0 0 Italy Roma

3MF Daniele Baselli Italy Torino
3MF Danilo Cataldi Italy Genoa

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Italy's emerging youth prospects will take on San Marino in May" (Press release). Italian Football Federation. 29 March 2017. Archived from the original on 10 April 2017. Retrieved 10 October 2018.
  2. ^ "Italy side of the future beats San Marino 8-0 with Lapadula netting a hat-trick" (Press release). Italian Football Federation. 31 May 2017. Archived from the original on 24 October 2017. Retrieved 10 October 2018.
  3. ^ "L'Italia strapazza San Marino: tripletta di Lapadula, finisce 8-0". Sky Sport (in Italian). Sky Italia. 31 May 2017. Retrieved 15 October 2018. In questa gara, che non verrà conteggiata né per le presenze degli azzurri né per il ranking della Fifa......
  4. ^ "Italia-San Marino a Empoli: ecco i 22 Azzurri. Domani i convocati dell'Under 21" (Press release) (in Italian). Italian Football Federation. 25 May 2017. Archived from the original on 25 May 2017. Retrieved 10 October 2018.
  5. ^ "Italy 8-0 San Marino". ESPN. 31 May 2017. Retrieved 1 June 2017.