Preview: Northern Ireland vs. Italy

November 15, 2021

Italy’s chance to banish their demons from failing to qualify for Russia 2018 comes down to the wire on Monday night, as they visit Northern Ireland in a decisive World Cup Qualifying game. While the European champions could assure progress to next year’s finals with a win, their hosts will be playing only for pride and the opportunity to finish third in Group C. When spot-kick maestro Jorginho blazed his…