Yesterday Balzan’s Romanian duo Gabriel Dobre and Emil Raducu were in action against Italy in an international friendly played in Prato. The Azzurri, led by coach Roberto Menichelli won this match 5-0. Dobre and Raducu played a part of this match that was dominated by the home team. Emil Raducu was unlucky to score an own goal in the second half.
Another match is scheduled today between these two teams.
ITALIA-ROMANIA 5-0 (1-0 first half.)
ITALY: Mammarella, Ercolessi, Giasson, Saad, Kakà, Lima, Del Ferraro, Leggiero, De Luca, Fortino, Merlim, Milucci, Canal, Miarelli. Coach. Menichelli
ROMANIA: Iancu, F. Matei, Dobre, Lupu, Gherman, Movileanu, Ignat, Raducu, Sotarca, Al-Ioani, Stoica, Szocs, M. Matei, Grigoras. Coach. Stancea
SCORERS: 11’13” p.t. Saad (I), 4’38” s.t. Merlim (I), 6’00” Lima (I), 7’52” Fortino (I), 13’42” aut. Raducu (R)
YELLOW CARD: Leggiero (I), Dobre (R)
REFEREES: Borut Sivic (Slovenia), Alessandro Malfer (Italia), Francesco Bertini (Italia)
TIMEKEEPER: Luca Mario Vannucci (Italia)