Mar 5, 2014 at 9pm UK

1-0

Pedro (63')
FT(HT: 0-0)

Criscito (43'), Destro (75')
Result: Pedro strike gives Spain victory
Result: Pedro strike gives Spain victory
Pedro scores in the second half to give Spain a 1-0 win over Italy in their international friendly.
The Match
Match Report
Pedro scores in the second half to give Spain a 1-0 win over Italy in their international friendly.
Live Commentary
Sports Mole brings you live commentary of the international friendly at the Vicente Calderon as Spain beat Italy 1-0.
Team News
Diego Costa makes his debut for Spain in their international friendly against Italy in Madrid.
Preview
Sports Mole previews Wednesday night's juicy international friendly between Spain and Italy.
Head to Head
Jun 27, 2013 8pm
Jun 10, 2012 5pm
Build-up
Atletico Madrid's Diego Costa celebrates after scoring his team's second goal against Athletic Bilbao during their Copa del Rey match on January 29, 2014
Diego Costa pleased with Vicente Calderon venue
Atletico Madrid forward Diego Costa says that the possibility of making his Spain debut in the Vicente Calderon makes the occasion even more special.
Mar 5, 15:02
Bayern Munich's Spanish midfielder Thiago Alcantara head the ball during the German first division Bundesliga football match FC Bayern Munich vs Eintracht Frankfurt at the Allianz Arena in Munich, southern Germany on February 02, 2014
Thiago: 'Diego Costa is one of us'
Bayern Munich midfielder Thiago welcomes Atletico Madrid forward Diego Costa into the Spain squad.
Mar 5, 14:35
Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon reacts during the seria A football match Sampdoria against Juventus, on August 24, 2013
Gianluigi Buffon: 'Iker Casillas is in peculiar situation'
Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon admits that Real Madrid stopper Iker Casillas is in a "peculiar" situation at his club.
Mar 5, 14:22
Barcelona's midfielder Andres Iniesta celebrates after scoring during the Spanish league football match FC Barcelona vs Granada CF at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona on November 23, 2013
Cesare Prandelli: 'Andres Iniesta best in world'
Italy manager Cesare Prandelli says that Barcelona and Spain midfielder Andres Iniesta is "undoubtedly the best player in the world".
Mar 5, 13:43
Juventus' Spanish foward Fernando Llorente (L) celebrates after scoring a goal during the Serie A football match between AC Milan and Juventus at San Siro stadium in Milan on March 2, 2014
Fernando Llorente praises Diego Costa
Juventus striker Fernando Llorente lavishes praise on Atletico Madrid's Diego Costa.
Mar 5, 12:39
Atletico Madrid's Diego Costa celebrates after scoring his team's second goal against Athletic Bilbao during their Copa del Rey match on January 29, 2014
Diego Costa thanks Spain teammates
Atletico Madrid forward Diego Costa thanks his Spain teammates for welcoming him into the squad.
Mar 5, 12:26
Juventus' Spanish foward Fernando Llorente scores a goal during the Serie A football match between AC Milan and Juventus at San Siro Stadium in Milan on March 02, 2014
Fernando Llorente retains World Cup hope
Juventus striker Fernando Llorente insists that he is still hopeful of being selected for Spain's World Cup squad, despite being omitted for their friendly with Italy on Wednesday night.
Mar 5, 06:58
Italy's coach Cesare Prandelli on the touchline during the Confederations Cup match against Uruguay on June 30, 2013
Cesare Prandelli "didn't want" Spain match
Italy manager Cesare Prandelli concedes that he "didn't want" to face Spain in an international friendly this week.
Mar 4, 16:33
Spain's coach Vicente del Bosque during the Confederations Cup against Italy on June 27, 2013
Vicente del Bosque: Diego Costa "settled in"
Spain boss Vicente del Bosque says that Atletico Madrid forward Diego Costa has settled into the La Roja squad.
Mar 4, 15:57
Spain's coach Vicente del Bosque during the Confederations Cup against Italy on June 27, 2013
Vicente del Bosque hoping for "attractive game"
Spain boss Vicente del Bosque expects a "powerful" Italy when the two nations meet on Wednesday.
Mar 4, 15:03
Barcelona's midfielder Cesc Fabregas (C) celebrates his goal during the Spanish Copa del Rey (King's Cup) FC Barcelona vs Getafe CF on January 8, 2014
Cesc Fabregas to remain with Spain squad
A report claims that Barcelona's Cesc Fabregas will remain with the Spain squad even if he is deemed unfit to face Italy on Wednesday.
Mar 4, 14:37
Atletico Madrid's Diego Costa celebrates after scoring his team's second goal against Athletic Bilbao during their Copa del Rey match on January 29, 2014
Report: Diego Costa to start against Italy
A report claims that Atletico Madrid forward Diego Costa will start for Spain against Italy on Wednesday.
Mar 4, 12:51
Manchester United's Spanish midfielder Juan Mata controls the ball during the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Cardiff City at Old Trafford in Manchester, northwest England, on January 28, 2014
Man United's Juan Mata, Chelsea's Fernando Torres not included in Spain squad
Manchester United midfielder Juan Mata and Chelsea striker Fernando Torres are not included in Spain's squad to face Italy.
Feb 28, 11:48



Tables
TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Manchester CityMan City87102942522
2Manchester UnitedMan Utd86202121920
3Tottenham HotspurSpurs85211551017
4Watford84311313015
5Chelsea8413138513
6Arsenal84131210213
7Burnley834186213
8Liverpool83411312113
9Newcastle UnitedNewcastle832398111
10West Bromwich AlbionWest Brom824279-210
11Southampton823379-29
12Huddersfield TownHuddersfield823359-49
13Swansea CitySwansea822458-38
14Brighton & Hove AlbionBrighton8224610-48
15West Ham UnitedWest Ham8224814-68
16Everton8224513-88
17Stoke CityStoke8224918-98
18Leicester CityLeicester81341013-36
19Bournemouth8116412-84
20Crystal Palace8107218-163
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