Italy 1-1 Bosnia: Sensi rescues home side after Dzeko opener

Italy 1-1 Bosnia: Inter Milan midfielder Stefano Sensi rescues the Italians as they are held to a draw in their Nations League opener after Edin Dzeko opened the scoring for the visitors

  • Italy were held to a draw by a resilient Bosnia side in the Nations League opener
  • Despite constant Italy pressure, prolific striker Edin Dzeko bagged the opener
  • Stefano Sensi netted an equaliser but Italy couldn’t find themselves a winner 

Italy were held to a hard-fought draw to kick-off their Nations League campaign as Inter Milan midfielder Stefano Sensi rescued a point.

The Italians dominated the game but struggled to find the net which led to Edin Dzeko opening the scoring for the visitors after 57 minutes. 

Their lead lasted just ten minutes though when Sensi scored for the home side who could not go on to score a winner.

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Edin Dzeko tucked the ball in against the run of play to give the visitors a shock advantage

The goal was Dzeko’s 59th goal for his country in 108 caps since he first started back in 2007

Stefano Sensi celebrates with Nicolo Barella after scoring an equaliser for Italy against Bosnia

Federico Chiesa fires a shot agonizingly wide as Italy looked to get themselves back on terms

Roberto Mancini was frustrated as hit Italy squad struggled to put away their many chances

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