Sweden prevents Italy from reaching World Cup finals in Russia

Image result for Sweden prevents Italy from reaching finals in RussiaItaly have failed to qualify for the World Cup for the first time since 1958 after a 1-0 aggregate loss to Sweden on Monday.

Italy dominated possession at the San Siro but could not find a way past Sweden goalkeeper Robin Olsen.

Sweden offered little in attack but held on to secure their first World Cup appearance since 2006.

Goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon, after winning his 175th cap, is set to retire at the end of the season while Daniele De Rossi, Giorgio Chiellini and Andrea Barzagli will all be in their late 30s in 2022.

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