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Italy edge Belgium 2-1 to finish third in Nations League

Belgium claimed a consolation goal in the 86th minute when substitute Charles De Ketelaere finished off a quick counter-attack
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Reuters   |   Turin   |   Published 11.10.21, 02:53 AM

Nicolo Barella’s thunderous strike and a penalty converted by Domenico Berardi earned hosts Italy a 2-1 victory over Belgium on Sunday and third place in this year’s Nations League.

It offered some consolation for the European champions, whose semi-final loss to Spain in Milan on Wednesday ended their record 37-match unbeaten run.

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Belgium claimed a consolation goal in the 86th minute when substitute Charles De Ketelaere finished off a quick counter-attack.  



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