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Mateo Retegui restores Mancini's confidence and scores his second goal in Italy


The Tigre striker, who made his Azzurra debut with a goal and defeat against England, scored his second goal for the Azzurra against Malta. From 3:45 p.m., TV shows Star+.

Mateo Retegui

restores Mancini's confidence and continues his scoring streak against 


​Fifteen minutes into the first half, the Italian National Team began to recover from last Thursday's defeat against


, on the second date of group C of the qualifying phase for the Eurocup in Germany 2024. 

Last Thursday, Retegui scored the only goal for the Azzurra, who couldn't beat the British in Naples, who won 2-1.

Despite his goalscoring debut, the forward of the Victoria team was harshly criticized by the press and social networks.

What happened?

Despite the fact that he surprised by singing the anthem, in the post-match interview with RAI, Chapita spoke in Spanish and used the translator's resource, which unleashed "the storm on social networks."

Several users also joked about his accent:

"He is from Bari"

was read on Twitter, according to Corriere dello Sport.

Despite the fact that the easiest decision would have been to replace him, Mancini renewed the credit to the Argentine after the break and the Tigre player responded to him on the first occasion that he was facing the goal and in a favorable position: 11 minutes into the game. complement and after receiving from Lorenzo Pellegrini, he beat Jordan Pickford with a low and crossed right hand.

That made the Italian supporters celebrate and especially those who won some tickets thanks to this goal: the bookmakers paid between 3.50 and 3.55 euros for each one bet if Retegui scored in his debut.

This Sunday, Mancini once again trusted Retegui and the Italian naturalized Argentine responded again.

After 15 minutes, the Tigre player won from above after a corner and scored the first goal of the game.

Then Pessina scored the second with the help of Cain Attard.

The other meetings of the date in Europe

England, meanwhile, receives Ukraine for the same group C.

Meanwhile, Slovenia, with the player from San Lorenzo

Andrés Vombergar

, is a wide favorite against the weak

San Marino


The day will include the following matches: Kazakhstan 3 - Denmark 2 (Group H);

13:00: England-Ukraine (Group C) -13:00: Liechtenstein-Iceland (Group J) -13:00: Slovenia-San Marino (Group H) -15:45: Slovakia-Bosnia and Herzegovina (Group J) -15:45: Northern Ireland-Finland (Group H) -15.45: Luxembourg-Portugal (Group J).

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Source: clarin

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