Spain ended Italy’s world-record 37-game unbeaten run with a 2-1 victory over the Azzurri’s in San Siro, to scale through to the final of the Nations League final.
The scintillating encounter was a replay of the Euro 2020 semi-final which saw Spain lose on penalties to Italy, the eventual winners of the competition, and the Spaniards came all out for “revenge”.
Manchester City’s Ferran Torres scored both goals for Spain
Italy, already trailing behind, had their woes compound when captain Leonardo Bonucci got sent off for two bookings, and though, Lorenzo Pellegrini pulled one back, Roberto Mancini’s men couldn’t turn the tides around.
Luis Enrique’s side will be up against the winner of the second semi-finals cracker between Belgium and France in Sunday’s final.