Wales were totally outclassed by Italy in Bologna, were it not for Paul Jones we could
have conceded a lot more.
Three first half goals from
Christian Vieri, Filippo Inzaghi and Paolo Maldini sealed the fate of this Euro 2000
qualifier before half-time. Enrico Chiesa added a splendid fourth just before the end to
complete a disappointing night.
|6 mins: Vieri was left alone in the six-yard box to power
home a Diego Fuser corner.
|36 mins: Inzaghi shrugged off Andy Melville in the box and
struck a shot past Paul Jones.
|39 mins: Vieri was through on the left to set up a simple
tap in for Maldini
|58 mins: John Robinson cut in from the left, fed Gary
Speed and a left foot drive flashed narrowly over the bar
|Paul Jones made some fine saves from Montella, Negro and
|89 mins: A stunning 30-yard right foot shot from
substitute Enrico Chiesa dipped and swerved over Paul Jones into the net