EM 2021: Turkey – Italy: strange scene! THAT is unlikely to have been experienced before
What a prelude to that IN 2021! In a hard-fought opening game between Turkey and Italy, the “Azzurri” finally deservedly won 3-0.
The encounter had many stories to tell. So delivered the opening game of IN 2021 a curious scene that most viewers and players have never seen before.
EM 2021: curious offside position of the Italians
An own goal Merih Demiral put Italy on the road to victory, Ciro Immobile and Lorenzo Insigne refined the result. After the clear success in the home stadium, there is great euphoria among the 2006 world champions.
Even for the neutral viewer on the TV screen, the encounter had gripping duels and some bizarre scenes that sparked discussions. One of them happened at the beginning of the second half.
When the game was still 0-0, Italy was awarded a corner. Insigne and Domenico Berardi took a stand. However, Berardi positioned himself in the gate and waited to see what Insigne would do.
Italy’s number 10 opted for a short pass on the teammate in the immediate vicinity. What followed was an offside whistle and many confused faces on the field and on the dugout.
Many viewers also reacted puzzled on the social networks and were surprised that you can even stand on the sidelines at a corner.
EM 2021: astonishment about the interpretation of the rules
In the rules of FIFA it is actually described that there are three exceptions for offside. After throw-in, after kick and even after corners.
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Correct or not, in the end the Italians won’t have cared about it. A little later came the opening goal that spurred Roberto Mancini’s men. You can read all the highlights of the game here >>>