Player of the Day

FC Player of the Day, 18 Nov: Ciro Immobile (Italy)

Roberto Mancini's side ended Euro Qualifying on a high, with the Lazio striker the star of the show up top.

 
8:00am on Tuesday 19th November 2019
By
Martin Macdonald
Ciro Immobile
ST (C) - Italy - 29 yrs
MAN OF THE MATCH
90'
10
Nov 18, 2019
90Minutes played
2Goals
1Assists
5Total shots
20Final third passes
8Touches in box
40Passes
67Touches

Italy finished their qualifying campaign for the 2020 European Championships as one of the most impressive teams in the tournament, winning every single match.

In their last fixture, they demolished Armenia 9-1 for one of their biggest ever victories, with Immobile scoring two and setting up another.

It was in the first half that the Lazio striker proved his worth, as he scored the opener with a header after a ghosting run to the back post, which was followed by an assist for Nicolo Zaniolo to run through and slot under the oncoming keeper.

Immobile would grab his second and Italy's fourth by darting through the middle to dink a touch around the goalkeeper, allowing him to pass into the empty net.

He sent 20 passes into the final third, had eight touches inside the Armenia penalty area, and won the majority of his duels.

He also, remarkably, misplaced just three passes out of 40 on the night.

Ciro Immobile profile, statistics and career information

 
Name
Team
Nationality
Position
Age
Apps
MOM
Fouls P90
Fouled P90
Tackles Att/Won P90
Aerials Att/Won P90
Intercept P90
Clearance P90
Err Chance P90
Err Goal P90
Touches P90
Passes P90
Pass comp %
Final Third P90
Long ball P90
Poss Lost P90
Shots P90
On Target P90
Blocked P90
Touches box P90
Big chance P90
Decisive
First
Equaliser
Penalty won
Clean sheet %
Saves P90
Goals con P90
Pen con
Pen saves
Form
Ciro Immobile
ITA
ST (C)
29
13(2)
1134
16(5)
5
4
3
0
0.7
1.0
0.5/0.4
-
0.2
0.3
-
-
41.1
27.0
76%
15.2
1.2
12.1
3.8
1.9
0.8
6.9
0.6
0.4
0.2
2
27%
-
1.3
0
0
95
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