On this day in World Cup 1982. Italy road to Madrid. Italy v Brazil 3-2
After beating Argentina (Italy v Argentina 2-1), Italy had another impossible match against one of the strongest Brazil ever.
Brazil is managed by Telê Santana, the tactics master of Brazil 1982.
Rossi awake, and Italy made another miracle
Paolo Rossi started his unforgettable scoring in the minute 5.
But after 12 minutes Socrates equilize the match.
But again Pablito scored the 2-1 at the middle of the first half.
Italy had to won to qualify, for Brazil a draw is enough
Brazil made the 2-2 with Falcao and everything looks done by Brazil.
But again Rossi, at the minute 75 scored.
Italy will play the semi-final against Poland. The other semi-final is West Germany-France.
Italy v Brazil 1982 3-2
5′ 1-0 Paolo Rossi (assist – Antonio Cabrini)
12′ 1-1 Socrates (assist – Zico)
25′ 2-1 Paolo Rossi
68′ 2-2 Falcao (assist – Junior)
75′ 3-2 Paolo Rossi (assist – Marco Tardelli)
REFEREE Abraham Klein (Israel)
LINESMEN Bogdan Dotchev (Bulgaria), Sun Cham Tan (Hong Kong)
YELLOW CARDS 13′ Claudio Gentile (ITA), 78′ Gabriele Oriali (ITA)
1 GK Dino Zoff (c)
4 DF Antonio Cabrini
5 DF Fulvio Collovati (-34)
6 DF Claudio Gentile
7 DF Gaetano Scirea
9 MD Giancarlo Antognoni
13 MD Gabriele Oriali
14 MD Marco Tardelli (-75)
16 MD Bruno Conti
19 FW Francesco Graziani
20 FW Paolo Rossi
3 DF Giuseppe Bergomi (+34), 11 MD Giampiero Marini (+75)
Coach: Enzo Bearzot
1 GK WALDIR PERES
2 DF Jose LEANDRO Ferreira
3 DF Jose OSCAR Bernardi
4 DF LUIZINHO Ferreira
6 DF Leovegildo JUNIOR
5 MD Antonio TONINHO CEREZO
8 MD SOCRATES de Oliveira (c)
11 MD EDER Alexio de Assis
15 MD Paulo Roberto FALCAO
9 FW SERGINHO Bernardino (-69)
10 FW Arthur Coimbra ZICO
7 MD PAULO ISIDORO (+69)
Coach: Tele Santana