Italy - International Matches 1930-1939


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Details 1920-1929
Details 1940-1949

1930

 

83.

Roma (Stadio Nazionale del P.N.F.) – Sunday, 9 February 1930 – h. 14,30

ITALIA – SWITZERLAND                    4-2 (4-2)               Friendly

ITALIA:      Combi (Juventus) 22, V. Rosetta (Juventus) 34, Caligaris (Juventus) 43 (cap.), 
             Pitto (Bologna) 12, Ferraris IV (Roma) 5, Castellazzi (Ambrosiana – Inter) 2,
             Costantino (Bari) 2, Giovanni Ferrari (Alessandria) 1, 
             Meazza (Ambrosiana – Inter) 1, Magnozzi (Livorno) 22, Orsi (Juventus) 2. 
             Coach: V. Pozzo.

SWITZERLAND: Pasche, Wernli, Ramseyer (cap.), Fδssler, Spiller, De Lavallaz, 
             Stelzer, Sturzenegger, A. Poretti, Grassi, E. Fink. Federation’s 
             Technical Commitee.

Referee: Gray (England).

Scorers: 17’ and 19’ A. Poretti (S), 22’ Magnozzi, 26’ Orsi, 37’ and 39’ Meazza

Attendance: 50,000



84.

Frankfurt Am Main (Stδdtisches Stadion) – Sunday, 2 March 1930 – h. 15,00

GERMANY – ITALIA                             0-2 (0-0)                Friendly

GERMANY:     Stuhlfauth (cap.), Hagen, H. Weber, Knφpfle (Mantel), Leinberger, 
             Heidkamp, E. Albrecht, Szepan, Pφttinger, Frank, L. Hoffman.
             Coach: O. Nerz.

ITALIA:      Combi (Juventus) 23, V. Rosetta (Juventus) 35, Caligaris (Juventus) 44,
             Barbieri (Genoa) 21, Ferraris IV (Roma) 6, Pitto (Bologna) 13, 
             Costantino (Bari) 3, Baloncieri (Torino) 44 (cap.), 
             Meazza (Ambrosiana – Inter) 2, Magnozzi (Livorno) 23, Orsi (Juventus) 3. 
             Coach: V. Pozzo.

Referee: Ruoff (Switzerland).

Scorers: 53’ Baloncieri, 75’ Meazza

Note: Orsi missed a penalty



85.

Amsterdam (Olympisch Stadion) – Sunday, 6 April 1930 – h. 15,30

NETHERLANDS - ITALIA                          1-1 (0-1)                Friendly

HOLLAND:     Van der Meulen, Denis (cap.), Van Kol, Kools, De Wildt, Breitner, 
             Landaal, W. Tap, De Kreek, Van den Broek, Van den Heijden. 
             Coach: Glendenning.

ITALIA:      Combi (Juventus) 24, V. Rosetta (Juventus) 36, Caligaris (Juventus) 45, 
             Colombari (Torino) 4, Ferraris IV (Roma) 7, Pitto (Bologna) 14, 
             Costantino (Bari) 4, Baloncieri (Torino) 45 (cap.), 
             Meazza (Ambrosiana – Inter) 3, Magnozzi (Livorno) 24, Orsi (Juventus) 4. 
             Coach: V. Pozzo.

Referee: Bauwens (Germany).

Scorers: 24’ Baloncieri, 63’ Van den Broek (H)

Attendance: 30,000

 

86.

Budapest (Ferencvaros) – Sunday, 11 May 1930 – h. 16,00

HUNGARY - ITALIA                              0-5 (0-1)                International Cup (Tournament 1, Match 8)

HUNGARY:     Aknai, Koranyi I, Fogl III, Borsanyi, Turay (cap.), Vigh, Markos, 
             Takacs II, Opata, Hirzer, Titkos. Coach: Hirzer.

ITALIA:      Combi (Juventus) 25, Monzeglio (Bologna) 1, Caligaris (Juventus) 46, 
             Colombari (Torino) 5, Ferraris IV (Roma) 8, Pitto (Bologna) 15,
             Costantino (Bari) 5, Baloncieri (Torino) 46 (cap.), 
             Meazza (Ambrosiana – Inter) 4, Magnozzi (Livorno) 25, Orsi (Juventus) 5.
             Coach: V. Pozzo.

Referee: Bauwens (Germany).

Scorers: 17’, 65’ and 70’ Meazza, 72’ Magnozzi, 84’ Costantino

Attendance: 40,000
Note: Italy won first International Cup


87.

Bologna (Stadio “Littoriale”) – Sunday, 22 June 1930 – h. 16,00

ITALIA - SPAIN                                     2-3 (1-2)                Friendly

ITALIA:      Combi (Juventus) 26, V. Rosetta (Juventus) 37 (st Monzeglio (Bologna) 2), 
             Caligaris (Juventus) 47, Colombari (Torino) 6, Ferraris IV (Roma) 9, 
             Pitto (Bologna) 16 (st Martin III (Torino) 2), Costantino (Bari) 6, 
             Baloncieri (Torino) 47 (cap.), Meazza (Ambrosiana – Inter) 5, 
             Magnozzi (Livorno) 26, Orsi (Juventus) 6. Coach: V. Pozzo.

SPAIN:       Zamora (cap.), Ciriaco, Quincoces, Prats, Guzman, Peρa, Vantolra, 
             L. Regueiro, Goiburu, Padron, Bosch. Coach: D.J.M. Mateos Larrucea

Referee: Van Praag (Belgium).

Scorers: 3’ Costantino (I), 30’ L. Regueiro, 40’ Costantino (I), 73’ L. Regueiro, 
         89’ Vantolra

Attendace: 46,000
Note: Last match for Baloncieri – Costantino was the only Italian player who 
      scored 2 goals in the same match to the great Zamora

 

1931

 

88.

Bologna (Stadio “Littoriale”) – Sunday, 25 January 1931 – h. 14,30

ITALIA – FRANCE                                5-0 (3-0)                Friendly

ITALIA:      Combi (Juventus) 27, V. Rosetta (Juventus) 38, Caligaris (Juventus) 48 (cap.), 
             Ferraris IV (Roma) 10, Bernardini (Roma) 22, Pitto (Bologna) 17, 
             R. Cattaneo (Alessandria) 1, Cesarini (Juventus) 1, 
             Meazza (Ambrosiana – Inter) 6, Giovanni Ferrari (Juventus) 2, 
             Orsi (Juventus) 7. Coach: V. Pozzo.

FRANCE:      Thιpot, Mattler, Capelle, Finot, Delmer, Chantrel, Liberati, Delfour, 
             Alcazar, Pavillard (cap.), Korb. Federation’s Technical Commission

Referee: Ruoff (Switzerland).

Scorers: 21’, 34’ and 40’ Meazza, 51’ Cesarini, 73’ R. Cattaneo

Attendance: 48,000

 

89.

Milano (Stadio Calcistico San Siro) – Sunday, 22 February 1931 – h. 14,45

ITALIA - AUSTRIA                                2-1 (1-1)                International Cup (Tournament 2, Match 1)

ITALIA:      Combi (Juventus) 28, Monzeglio (Bologna) 3, Caligaris (Juventus) 49 (cap.), 
             Pitto (Bologna) 18, Ferraris IV (Roma) 11, Bertolini (Alessandria) 2, 
             Costantino (Roma) 7, Banchero (Genoa) 3, Meazza (Ambrosiana – Inter) 7,
             Giovanni Ferrari (Juventus) 3, Orsi (Juventus) 8. Coach: V. Pozzo.

AUSTRIA:     Hiden, Schramseis, Szoldatics, Klima, Smistik, Schott, Siegl (cap.), 
             Facco, Gschweidl, Schall, Horvath. Coach: H. Meisl.

Referee: Ruoff (Switzerland)

Scorers: 4’ Horvath (A), 34’ Meazza, 52’ Orsi

Attendance: 45,000
Note: First victory against Austria, 81’ Orsi missed a penalty
 

90.

Bern (Wankdorf Stadion) – Sunday, 29 march 1931 – h. 14,45

SWITZERLAND - ITALIA                     1-1 (0-0)                International Cup (Tournament 2, Match 2)

SWITZERLAND: Pasche, Minelli, Ramseyer (cap.), Loichot, Kόenzi, Gilardoni, 
             Kramer III, Abegglen III, Bόche, Abegglen II, Stalder. Federation’s 
             Technical Commission

ITALIA:      Combi (Juventus) 29, Monzeglio (Bologna) 4, Caligaris (Juventus) 50 (cap.), 
             Pitto (Bologna) 19, Ferraris IV (Roma) 12, Bertolini (Alessandria) 3, 
             Costantino (Roma) 8, Cesarini (Juventus) 2, Meazza (Ambrosiana – Inter) 8, 
             Giovanni Ferrari (Juventus) 4, Orsi (Juventus) 9. Coach: V. Pozzo.

Referee: Rous (England)

Scorers: 70’ Abegglen III pen. (S), 85’ Cesarini

Attendance: 22,000



91.

Porto (Estadio do Lima) – Sunday, 12 April 1931 – h. 15,30

PORTUGAL - ITALIA                            0-2 (0-2)                Friendly

PORTUGAL:    Augusto, Alves, Avelino Martins, Teixeira (J. Silva), Oliveira, 
             Pereira, Mota (cap.), Sousa, V. Silva, Armando Martins (J. Santos),
             F. Santos (A. Soares).

ITALIA:      Combi (Juventus) 30, Monzeglio (Bologna) 5, Caligaris (Juventus) 51 (cap.), 
             Pitto (Bologna) 20, Ferraris IV (Roma) 13, Bertolini (Alessandria) 4, 
             Costantino (Roma) 9, Cesarini (Juventus) 3, Vecchina (Juventus) 2, 
             Giovanni Ferrari (Juventus) 5, Orsi (Juventus) 10. Coach: V. Pozzo.

Referee: Liovera (Spain)

Scorers: 35’ Orsi, 41’ Giovanni Ferrari
 

92.

Bilbao (San Mames) – Sunday, 19 April 1931 – h. 15,30

SPAIN – ITALIA                                   0-0                          Friendly

SPAIN:       Zamora (cap.), Ciriaco, Quincoces, Marti, Marculeta, Roberto, Lafuente,
             L. Regueiro (Iraragorri), Bata, I. Aguirrezabala, Gorostiza. 
             Coach: D.J.M. Mateos Larrucea.

ITALIA:      Combi (Juventus) 31, V. Rosetta (Juventus) 39, Caligaris (Juventus) 52 (cap.), 
             Pitto (Bologna) 21, Ferraris IV (Roma) 14, Bertolini (Alessandria) 5, 
             Costantino (Roma) 10, Cesarini (Juventus) 4, Meazza (Ambrosiana – Inter) 9, 
             Giovanni Ferrari (Juventus) 6, Orsi (Juventus) 11. Coach: V. Pozzo.

Referee: Baert (Belgio).

 

93.

Roma (Stadio Nazionale del P.N.F.) – Wednesday, 20 May 1931 – h. 16,00

ITALIA - SCOTLAND                            3-0 (2-0)                Friendly

ITALIA:      Combi (Juventus) 32, Monzeglio (Bologna) 6, Caligaris (Juventus) 53 (cap.), 
             Ferraris IV (Roma) 15, Bernardini (Roma) 23, Bertolini (Alessandria) 6, 
             Costantino (Roma) 11, Cesarini (Juventus) 5, Meazza (Ambrosiana – Inter) 10, 
             Giovanni Ferrari (Juventus) 7, Orsi (Juventus) 12. Coach: V. Pozzo.

SCOTLAND:    Jackson, Blair, Nibloe, McNab, McDougall (cap.), Miller, Love, 
             Paterson, Boyd, Robertson, D. Liddle. Technical Commission.

Referee: Bauwens (Germany).

Scorers: 6’ Costantino, 42’ Meazza, 87’ Orsi

Attendance: 25,000

 

94.

Roma (Stadio Nazionale del P.N.F.) – Sunday, 15 November 1931 – h. 14,45

ITALIA - CZECHOSLOVAKIA             2-2 (0-0)                International Cup (Tournament 2, Match 3)

ITALIA:      Combi (Juventus) 33 (cap.), Monzeglio (Bologna) 7, F. Gasperi (Bologna) 2, 
             Ferraris IV (Roma) 16, Bernardini (Roma) 24, Pitto (Fiorentina) 22, 
             Costantino (Roma) 12, Cesarini (Juventus) 6, Meazza (Ambrosiana – Inter) 11, 
             Giovanni Ferrari (Juventus) 8, Orsi (Juventus) 13. Coach: V. Pozzo.

CZECHOSLOV.: Planicka, Burgr, Ctyroky, Madelon, Simpersky, Srbekj, Junek, Soltys, 
             Svoboda (cap.), Silny, Kreuz. Coach: Fanta.

Referee: Ruoff (Switzerland).

Scorers: 53’ Pitto (I), 55’ Svoboda, 57’ Bernardini pen. (I), 83’ Svoboda

Attendance: 35,000

 

95.

Torino (Campo Torino, via Filadelfia) – Sunday, 13 December 1931 – h. 14,30

ITALIA - HUNGARY                              3-2 (1-0)                International Cup (Tournament 2, Match 4)

ITALIA:      Combi (Juventus) 34 (st Sclavi (Lazio) 1), V. Rosetta (Juventus) 40 (cap.), 
             Monzeglio (Bologna) 8, Pitto (Fiorentina) 23, Ferraris IV (Roma) 17, 
             Bertolini (Juventus) 7, Costantino (Roma) 13, Cesarini (Juventus) 7, 
             Libonatti (Torino) 17, Giovanni Ferrari (Juventus) 9, Orsi (Juventus) 14. 
             Coach: V. Pozzo.

HUNGARY:     Ujvari, Gy. Dudas, F. Kocsis, Borsanyi, I. Sarosi, Lazar, Titkos, 
             Takacs II, Kalmar, Avar, Hirzer (cap.). Coach: Mariassy.

Referee: Mercet (Switzerland).

Scorers: 22’ Libonatti, 53’ Avar (H), 56’ Orsi, 60’ Avar (H), 90’ Cesarini

Attendance: 40,000

 

1932

 
96.

Napoli (Campo Comunale “Giorgio Ascarelli”) – Sunday, 14 February 1932 – h. 14,30

ITALIA - SWITZERLAND                     3-0 (2-0)                International Cup (Tournament 2, Match 5)

ITALIA:      Sclavi (Lazio) 2, Monzeglio (Bologna) 9, V. Rosetta (Juventus) 41 (cap.), 
             Colombari (Napoli) 7, Bernardini (Roma) 25, Ferraris IV (Roma) 18, 
             Guarisi (Lazio) 1, Vojak (Napoli) 1, Sallustro (Napoli) 2,
             Fedullo (Bologna) 1, Orsi (Juventus) 15. Coach: V. Pozzo.

SWITZERLAND: Sιchehaye, Minelli, Beuchat, Hintermann, O. Imhof (cap.), Gilardoni, 
             Kramer III, Syrvet, Abegglen III, Ducommun, Jaeck. Federation’s 
             Technical Commission.

Referee: Bauwens (Germany).

Scorers: 30’, 32’ and 55’ Fedullo

 

97.

Wien (Wiener Stadion, Prater) – Sunday, 30 March 1932 – h. 15,00

AUSTRIA - ITALIA                                2-1 (0-0)                International Cup (Tournament 2, Match 6)

AUSTRIA:     Hiden, Schramseis, Blum (cap.), Mock, Hoffman, Nausch, Zischek, 
             Gschweidl, Sindelar, Mόller, Vogel. Coach: H. Meisl.

ITALIA:      Sclavi (Lazio) 3, V. Rosetta (Juventus) 42 (cap.), 
             Allemandi (Ambrosiana – Inter) 6, Pitto (Fiorentina) 24, 
             Ferraris IV (Roma) 19, Bertolini (Juventus) 8, Costantino (Roma) 14, 
             Sansone (Bologna) 1, Meazza (Ambrosiana – Inter) 12, 
             Magnozzi (Milan) 27, Orsi (Juventus) 16. Coach: V. Pozzo.

Referee: Ruoff (Switzerland).

Scorers: 56’ and 58’ Sindelar, 66’ Meazza (I)

Attendance: 63,000



98.

Paris (Stade de Colombes) – Sunday, 10 April 1932 – h. 15,00

FRANCE - ITALIA                                  1-2 (1-1)                Friendly

FRANCE:      Tassin, Anatol, Chardar, Scharwath, Kaucsar, J. Laurent, Liberati, 
             Delfour, Bardot, L. Laurent, Langiller (cap.). Federation’s Technical 
             Commission.

ITALIA:      Combi (Juventus) 35, V. Rosetta (Juventus) 43 (cap.), 
             Allemandi (Ambrosiana – Inter) 7, Pitto (Fiorentina) 25,
             Ferraris IV (Roma) 20, Bertolini (Juventus) 9, Costantino (Roma) 15, 
             Cesarini (Juventus) 8, Schiavio (Bologna) 13, Magnozzi (Milan) 28, 
             Orsi (Juventus) 17. Coach: V. Pozzo.

Referee: Mercet (Switzerland).

Scorers: 11’ Liberati (F), 43’ Magnozzi, 52’ Costantino

Attendance: 45,000



99. 

Budapest (Hungaria) – Sunday, 8 May 1932 – h. 15,00

HUNGARY - ITALIA                              1-1 (1-1)                International Cup (Tournament 2, Match 7)

HUNGARY:     Hada, Kalmar, Gy. Dudas, Borsanyi, I. Sarosi, Lazar, Titkos, Cseh II, 
             Turay I, Toldi, Hirzer (cap.). Coach: Mariassy.

ITALIA:      Combi (Juventus) 36, V. Rosetta (Juventus) 44 (cap.), 
             Allemandi (Ambrosiana – Inter) 8, Pitto (Fiorentina) 26,
             Ferraris IV (Roma) 21, Bertolini (Juventus) 10, Costantino (Roma) 16, 
             Cesarini (Juventus) 9, Meazza (Ambrosiana – Inter) 13, 
             Magnozzi (Milan) 29, Orsi (Juventus) 18. Coach: V. Pozzo.

Referee: Hansen (Denmark).

Scorers: 4’ Costantino (I), 44’ Toldi pen.

Attendance: 40,000
Note: Toldi (H) missed a penalty



100.

Praha (Sparta Platz) – Friday, 28 October 1932 – h. 15,00

CZECHOSLOVAKIA - ITALIA             2-1 (1-0)                International Cup (Tournament 2, Match 8)

CZECHOSLOV.: Planicka (cap.), Burgr, Ctyroky, Madelon, Cambal, Krcil, Junek, Vojtek,
             Bradac, Nejedly, Silny, Puc. Coach: Fanta.

ITALIA:      Gianni (Bologna) 3, Monzeglio (Bologna) 10, F. Gasperi (Bologna) 3, 
             Ferraris IV (Roma) 22, Bernardini (Roma) 26 (cap.), Dugoni (Roma) 3, 
             Costantino (Roma) 17, Sansone (Bologna) 2, Meazza (Ambrosiana – Inter) 14, 
             Giovanni Ferrari (Juventus) 10, Orsi (Juventus) 19. Coach: V. Pozzo. 

Referee: Bauwens (Germany).

Scorers: 28’ Vojtech Bradac pen., 54’ Giovanni Ferrari (I), 59’ Nejedly

Attendance: 31,000
Note: Puc (C) missed a penalty

 

101.

Milano (Stadio Calcistico San Siro) – Sunday, 27 November 1932 – h. 14,30

ITALIA - HUNGARY                              4-2 (2-1)                Friendly

ITALIA:      Gianni (Bologna) 4 (cap.), Monzeglio (Bologna) 11, F. Gasperi (Bologna) 4, 
             Dugoni (Roma) 4 (st. Colombari (Napoli) 8), L. Monti (Juventus) 1, 
             Bertolini (Juventus) 11, Costantino (Roma) 18, 
             Demaria (Ambrosiana – Inter) 1, Meazza (Ambrosiana – Inter) 15, 
             Giovanni Ferrari (Juventus) 11, Orsi (Juventus) 20. Coach: V. Pozzo.

HUNGARY:     Szabo, Koranyi I, Biro, Baratky, Lutz II (cap.), Szaniszlo II (Karpati II), 
             Markos, Cseh II, Javor, Bihamy, Deri. Coach: Fischer.

Referee: Bangerter (Switzerland).

Scorers: 26’ and 35’ Orsi, 40’ Bihamy pen. (H), 52’ Meazza, 79’ Giovanni Ferrari, 
         86’ Markos (H)

Attendance: 32,000



1933

 

102.

Bologna (Stadio “Littoriale”) – Sunday, 1 January 1933 – h. 14,30

ITALIA - GERMANY                              3-1 (2-1)                Friendly

ITALIA:      Gianni (Bologna) 5, Monzeglio (Bologna) 12, F. Gasperi (Bologna) 5, 
             Pizziolo (Fiorentina) 1, L. Monti (Juventus) 2 (st. Colombari (Napoli) 9), 
             Bertolini (Juventus) 12, Costantino (Roma) 19, 
             Meazza (Ambrosiana – Inter) 16, Schiavio (Bologna) 14 (cap.), 
             Giovanni Ferrari (Juventus) 12, Orsi (Juventus) 21. Coach: V. Pozzo.

GERMANY:     Jakob (Buchloh), Haringer, Wendl, Gramlich, Leinberger (cap.), 
             Knφpfle, Bergmaier, Krumm, Rohr, Malik, Kobierski (Joppich). 
             Coach: O. Nerz.

Referee: Baert (Belgium).

Scorers: 2’ Rohr (G), 24’ Meazza, 27’ Costantino, 58’ Schiavio



103.

Bruxelles (Centenaire) – Sunday, 12 February 1933 – h. 14,30

BELGIUM - ITALIA                                2-3 (1-1)                Friendly

BELGIUM:     Braet, Dedeken, Hoydonckx (cap.), Van Ingelghem, Hellemans, Claessens, 
             Versyp, Brichaut, Capelle, Voorhoof, Vanden Eynde. Federation’s 
             Technical Commission.

ITALIA:      Gianni (Bologna) 6, V. Rosetta (Juventus) 45 (cap.), F. Gasperi (Bologna) 6, 
             Pizziolo (Fiorentina) 2, L. Monti (Juventus) 3, Bertolini (Juventus) 13, 
             Costantino (Roma) 20, Serantoni (Ambrosiana – Inter) 1, 
             Meazza (Ambrosiana – Inter) 17, Fedullo (Bologna) 2, Orsi (Juventus) 22. 
             Coach: V. Pozzo.

Referee: Lewington (England).

Scorers: 26’ Meazza, 31’ and 46’ Voorhoof (B), 71’ Costantino, 88’ Meazza

Attendance: 35,000

 

104.

Genθve (Parc des Sports) – Sunday, 2 April 1933 – h. 15,00

SWITZERLAND - ITALIA                     0-3 (0-1)                International Cup (Tournament 3, Match 1)

SWITZERLAND: Sιchehaye, Minelli, Weiler I (cap.), Gilardoni, Baumgartner, Rauch, 
             Von Kδnel, Passello, A. Poretti, Abegglen II, Jaeck. 
             Coach: Federation’s Technical Commission

ITALIA:      Combi (Juventus) 37, V. Rosetta (Juventus) 46, Caligaris (Juventus) 54 (cap.), 
             Pizziolo (Fiorentina) 3, L. Monti (Juventus) 4, Bertolini (Juventus) 14, 
             Costantino (Roma) 21, Meazza (Ambrosiana – Inter) 18, Schiavio (Bologna) 15, 
             Giovanni Ferrari (Juventus) 13, Orsi (Juventus) 23. Coach: V. Pozzo.

Referee: Baert (Belgium).

Scorers: 35’ and 60’ Schiavio, 75’ Meazza



105.

Firenze (Stadio Comunale “Giovanni Berta”) – Sunday, 7 May 1933 – h. 15,30

ITALIA - CZECHOSLOVAKIA             2-0 (2-0)                International Cup (Tournament 3, Match 2)

ITALIA:      Combi (Juventus) 38, V. Rosetta (Juventus) 47, Caligaris (Juventus) 55 (cap.), 
             Pizziolo (Fiorentina) 4, L. Monti (Juventus) 5, Bertolini (Juventus) 15, 
             Costantino (Roma) 22, Serantoni (Ambrosiana – Inter) 2, 
             Schiavio (Bologna) 16, Giovanni Ferrari (Juventus) 14, 
             Orsi (Juventus) 24. Coach: V. Pozzo.

CZECHOSLOV.: Planicka (cap.), Burgr, Ctyroky, Kostalek, Cambal, Madelon, Junek, 
             Hess, Nejedly, Silny, Hromadka. Coach: R. Pelikan.

Referee: Baert (Belgium).

Scorers: 41’ Giovanni Ferrari, 44’ Schiavio

Attendance: 25,000
Note: first match in Florence

 

106.

Roma (Stadio Nazionale del P.N.F.) – Saturday, 13 May 1933 – h. 15,30

ITALIA - ENGLAND                               1-1 (1-1)                Friendly

ITALIA:      Combi (Juventus) 39, V. Rosetta (Juventus) 48, Caligaris (Juventus) 56 (cap.), 
             Pizziolo (Fiorentina) 5, L. Monti (Juventus) 6, Bertolini (Juventus) 16, 
             Costantino (Roma) 23, Meazza (Ambrosiana – Inter) 19, 
             Schiavio (Bologna) 17, Giovanni Ferrari (Juventus) 15, 
             Orsi (Juventus) 25. Coach: V. Pozzo. 

ENGLAND:     Hibbs, Goodall (cap.), Hapgood, Strange, White, Copping, Geldard, 
             J. Richardson, Hunt, Furness, Bastin. Coach: H. Chapman.

Referee: Bauwens (Germany).

Scorers: 4’ Giovanni Ferrari (I), 54’ Bastin

Attendance: 50,000



107.

Budapest (Ferencvaros) – Sunday, 22 October 1933 – h. 15,00

HUNGARY - ITALIA                              0-1 (0-1)                International Cup (Tournament 3, Match 3)

HUNGARY:     Hada, Koranyi I (cap.), Biro, Szalay, Sarosi I, Palotas, Mikes, 
             Takacs II, Polgar, Toldi, Kemeny. Coach: Nadas.

ITALIA:      Combi (Juventus) 40, V. Rosetta (Juventus) 49, Caligaris (Juventus) 57 (cap.), 
             Pizziolo (Fiorentina) 6, L. Monti (Juventus) 7, Bertolini (Juventus) 17, 
             Guarisi (Lazio) 2, Cesarini (Juventus) 10, Borel II (Juventus) 1, 
             Giovanni Ferrari (Juventus) 16, Orsi (Juventus) 26. Coach: V. Pozzo.

Referee: Rous (England).

Scorers: 43’ Borel II

Attendance: 38,000
Note: 50th victory for Italia

 

108.

Firenze (Stadio Comunale “Giovanni Berta”) – Sunday, 3 December 1933 – h. 14,30

ITALIA – SWITZERLAND                    5-2 (2-2)                International Cup (Tournament 3, Match 4)

ITALIA:      Combi (Juventus) 41, V. Rosetta (Juventus) 50, Caligaris (Juventus) 58 (cap.), 
             Pizziolo (Fiorentina) 7, L. Monti (Juventus) 8, Bertolini (Juventus) 18, 
             Guarisi (Lazio) 3, Meazza (Ambrosiana – Inter) 20, Borel II (Juventus) 2, 
             Giovanni Ferrari (Juventus) 17, Orsi (Juventus) 27. Coach: V. Pozzo.

SWITZERLAND: Huber, Minelli, Weiler I (cap.), Beiner, O. Imhof, Hufschmid, Laube, 
             Abegglen III, Kielholz, Abegglen II, Bossi. Federation’s Technical 
             Commission.

Referee: Baert (Belgium).

Scorers: 8’ Giovanni Ferrari, 21’ Bossi (S), 38’ Kielholz (S), 44’ Pizziolo, 
         49’ Orsi, 55’ Meazza, 66’ L. Monti
 

1934

 

109.

Torino (Stadio Municipale “Benito Mussolini”) – Sunday, 11 February 1934 – h. 15,00

ITALIA - AUSTRIA                                2-4 (0-3)                International Cup (Tournament 3, Match 5)

ITALIA:      Combi (Juventus) 42, V. Rosetta (Juventus) 51, Caligaris (Juventus) 59 (cap.), 
             Pizziolo (Fiorentina) 8, L. Monti (Juventus) 9, Bertolini (Juventus) 19, 
             Guarisi (Lazio) 4, Cesarini (Juventus) 11, Meazza (Ambrosiana – Inter) 21, 
             Giovanni Ferrari (Juventus) 18, Guaita (Roma) 1. Coach: V. Pozzo.

AUSTRIA:     Platzer, Cisar, Sesta, Wagner, Smistik, Nausch, Zischek, Kaburek, 
             Bican, Binder, Viertl. Coach: H. Meisl.

Referee: Mercet (Switzerland).

Scorers: 20’ and 23’ Zischek, 28’ Binder, 48’ pen and 50’ Guaita (I), 55’ Zischek

Attendance: 54,000
Note: Last match of Caligaris



110.

Milano (Stadio Calcistico San Siro) – Sunday, 25 March 1934 – h. 15,00

ITALIA - GREECE                                  4-0 (2-0)                2nd Rimet Cup (7th Qualification Group, single match)

ITALIA:      Ceresoli (Ambrosiana – Inter) 1, Monzeglio (Bologna) 13, 
             Allemandi (Ambrosiana – Inter) 9 (cap.), Montesanto (Bologna) 1, 
             L. Monti (Juventus) 10, Fantoni II (Lazio) 1, Guarisi (Lazio) 5, 
             Serantoni (Ambrosiana – Inter) 3, Meazza (Ambrosiana – Inter) 22, 
             Rocco (Triestina) 1 (46’ Giovanni Ferrari (Juventus) 19), 
             Guaita (Roma) 2. Coach: V. Pozzo.

GREECE:      Grammaticopulos, Crissafopulos, Curantis (cap.), Chelmis, Danelian, 
             Vikelidis, Mijachis, Angelachis, Vazos, Baltassis, Adrianopulos.

Referee: Mercet (Switzerland).

Scorers: 40’ Guarisi, 44’ Meazza, 69’ Giovanni Ferrari, 71’ Meazza

Attendance: 20,000

 

1934 Italia: 2nd Rimet Cup

Italian players:

Name                          Team                      Born        Died      Matches Mins Goals Role

Allemandi Luigi               (Ambrosiana – Inter)    08.11.1903        1978     5    450    -    D
Arcari Pietro Sante (III)     (Milan)                 02.12.1909                 -      -    -    F
Bertolini Luigi               (Juventus)              13.11.1904        1977     4    360    -    M
Borel Felice Placido (II)     (Juventus)              05.04.1914  21.02.1993     1     90    -    F
Caligaris Umberto             (Juventus)              26.07.1901     10.1940     -      -    -    D
Castellazzi Armando           (Ambrosiana – Inter)    07.10.1904        1968     1     90    -    D
Cavanna Giuseppe              (Napoli)                18.09.1905                 -      -    -    GK
Combi Giampiero               (Juventus)              20.11.1902        1956     5    450    -    GK
Demaria Attilio (II)          (Ambrosiana – Inter)    19.03.1909                 1     90    -    F
Ferrari Giovanni              (Juventus)              06.12.1907  02.12.1982     4    360    2    F
Ferraris Attilio (IV)         (Roma)                  26.04.1904     05.1947     3    270    -    D
Guaita Enrique                (Roma)                  15.07.1910        1959     4    360    1    M
Guarisi Anfilogino “Filho”    (Lazio)                 26.12.1905                 1     90    -    M
Masetti Guido                 (Roma)                  22.11.1907  26.11.1993     -      -    -    GK
Meazza Giuseppe               (Ambrosiana – Inter)    23.08.1910  27.10.1979     5    450    2    F
Monti Luis (Luisito)          (Juventus)              15.05.1901  09.09.1983     5    450    -    M
Monzeglio Eraldo              (Bologna)               05.06.1906  03.11.1981     4    360    -    D
Orsi Raimundo Bibiano         (Juventus)              02.02.1901  06.04.1986     5    450    3    F
Pizziolo Mario (I)            (Fiorentina)            08.12.1909  30.04.1990     2    180    -    D
Rosetta Virginio              (Juventus)              25.02.1902        1975     1     90    -    D
Schiavio Angelo               (Bologna)               10.05.1905  17.09.1990     4    360    4    F
Varglien Mario (I)            (Juventus)              26.12.1905        1978     -      -    -    M
 

111.

Roma (Stadio Nazionale del P.N.F.) – Sunday, 27 May 1934 – h. 15,00

ITALIA – U.S.A.                                     7-1 (3-0)                2nd Rimet Cup (First Round)

ITALIA:      Combi (Juventus) 43, V. Rosetta (Juventus) 52 (cap.),
             Allemandi (Ambrosiana – Inter) 10, Pizziolo (Fiorentina) 9, 
             L. Monti (Juventus) 11, Bertolini (Juventus) 20, Guarisi (Lazio) 6, 
             Meazza (Ambrosiana – Inter) 23, Schiavio (Bologna) 18, 
             Giovanni Ferrari (Juventus) 20, Orsi (Juventus) 28. Coach: V. Pozzo.

U.S.A.:      Hjulian, Czerkiewicz, Moorehouse (cap.), Pietras, Gonsalves, Florie, 
             Ryan, Nilson, Donelli, Dick, McLean. Coach: Gadsby.

Referee: Mercet (Switzerland).

Scorers: 18’ Schiavio, 20’ Orsi, 29’ Schiavio, 57’ Donelli (U.S.A.), 
         63’ Giovanni Ferrari, 64’ Schiavio, 69’ Orsi, 90’ Meazza

Attendance: 30,000
Note: Last match for Rosetta.

 

112.

Firenze (Stadio Comunale “Giovanni Berta”) – Thursday, 31 May 1934 – h. 15,00

ITALIA - SPAIN                                     1-1 a.e.t. (1-1, 0-0, 0-0, 0-0)               2nd Rimet Cup (Quarter final)

ITALIA:      Combi (Juventus) 44 (cap.), Monzeglio (Bologna) 14,
             Allemandi (Ambrosiana – Inter) 11, Pizziolo (Fiorentina) 10, 
             L. Monti (Juventus) 12, Castellazzi (Ambrosiana – Inter) 3, 
             Guaita (Roma) 3, Meazza (Ambrosiana – Inter) 24, Schiavio (Bologna) 19, 
             Giovanni Ferrari (Juventus) 21, Orsi (Juventus) 29. Coach: V. Pozzo.

SPAIN:       Zamora (cap.), Ciriaco, Quincoces, Cilaurren, Muguerza, Fede,
             Lafuente, Iraragorri, Langara, L. Regueiro, Gorostiza. 
             Coach: D.A. Garcia Salazar.

Referee: Baert (Belgium).

Scores: 31’ L. Regueiro (S), 45’ Giovanni Ferrari

Attendance: 35,000

 

113.

Firenze (Stadio Comunale “Giovanni Berta”) – Friday, 1 June 1934 – h. 15,00

ITALIA - SPAIN                                     1-0 (1-0)                2nd Rimet Cup (Quarter final, repeat)

ITALIA:      Combi (Juventus) 45 (cap.), Monzeglio (Bologna) 15, 
             Allemandi (Ambrosiana – Inter) 12, Ferraris IV (Roma) 23, 
             L. Monti (Juventus) 13, Bertolini (Juventus) 21, Guaita (Roma) 4, 
             Meazza (Ambrosiana – Inter) 25, Borel II (Juventus) 3, 
             Demaria (Ambrosiana – Inter) 2, Orsi (Juventus) 30. Coach: V. Pozzo.

SPAIN:       Nogues, Zabalo, Quincoces (cap.), Cilaurren, Muguerza, Lecue, 
             Vantolra, L. Regueiro, Campanal, Chacho, Bosch. 
             Coach: D.A. Garcia Salazar.

Referee: Mercet (Switzerland).

Scorers: 12’ Meazza

Attendance: 43,000

 

114.

Milano (Stadio Calcistico San Siro) – Sunday, 3 June 1934 – h. 15,00

ITALIA - AUSTRIA                                1-0 (1-0)                2nd Rimet Cup (Semi-final)

ITALIA:      Combi (Juventus) 46 (cap.), Monzeglio (Bologna) 16, 
             Allemandi (Ambrosiana – Inter) 13, Ferraris IV (Roma) 24, 
             L. Monti (Juventus) 14, Bertolini (Juventus) 22, Guaita (Roma) 5, 
             Meazza (Ambrosiana – Inter) 26, Schiavio (Bologna) 20,
             Giovanni Ferrari (Juventus) 22, Orsi (Juventus) 31. Coach: V. Pozzo

AUSTRIA:     Platzer, Cisar, Sesta, Wagner, Smistik (cap.), Urbanek, Zischek, 
             Bican, Sindelar, Schall, Viertl. Coach: H. Meisl.

Referee: Eklind (Sweden).

Scorers: 19’ Guaita

Attendance: 45,000

 

115.

Roma (Stadio Nazionale del P.N.F.) – Sunday, 10 June 1934 – h. 15,00

ITALIA - CZECHOSLOVAKIA             2-1 a.e.t. (0-0, 1-1, 1-0, 0-0)               2nd Rimet Cup (Final)

ITALIA:      Combi (Juventus) 47 (cap.), Monzeglio (Bologna) 17, 
             Allemandi (Ambrosiana – Inter) 14, Ferraris IV (Roma) 25, 
             L. Monti (Juventus) 15, Bertolini (Juventus) 23, Guaita (Roma) 6, 
             Meazza (Ambrosiana – Inter) 27, Schiavio (Bologna) 21, 
             Giovanni Ferrari (Juventus) 23, Orsi (Juventus) 32. Coach: V. Pozzo.

CZECHOSLOV.: Planicka (cap.), Zenisek, Ctyroky, Kostalek, Cambal, Krcil, Junek, 
             Svoboda, Sobotka, Nejedly, Puc. Coach: C.F.C. Petru

Referee: Eklind (Sweden).

Scorers: 71’ Puc (C), 81’ Orsi, 95’ Schiavio

Attendance: 50,000
Note: Last match for Combi. Italia World Champion



116.

London (Arsenal Stadium, Highbury) – Wednesday, 14 November 1934 – h. 14,30

ENGLAND - ITALIA                               3-2 (3-0)                Friendly

ENGLAND:     Moss, Male, Hapgood (cap.), Britton, Barker, Copping, Matthews, 
             Bowden, Drake, Bastin, Brook. Coach: Cooch.

ITALIA:      Ceresoli (Ambrosiana – Inter) 2, Monzeglio (Bologna) 18, 
             Allemandi (Ambrosiana – Inter) 15, Ferraris IV (Lazio) 26 (cap.), 
             L. Monti (Juventus) 16, Bertolini (Juventus) 24, Guaita (Roma) 7, 
             Serantoni (Juventus) 4, Meazza (Ambrosiana – Inter) 28, 
             Giovanni Ferrari (Juventus) 24, Orsi (Juventus) 33. Coach: V. Pozzo.

Referee: Olsson (Sweden).

Scorers: 3’ and 10’ Brook, 12’ Drake, 58’ and 62’ Meazza (I)

Attendance: 61,000

Note: 1’ Ceresoli saved a penalty kicked by Brook



117.

Milano (Stadio Calcistico San Siro) – Sunday, 9 December 1934

ITALIA - HUNGARY                              4-2 (2-2)                Friendly

ITALIA:      Ceresoli (Ambrosiana – Inter) 3, Monzeglio (Bologna) 19, 
             Allemandi (Ambrosiana – Inter) 16, Pizziolo (Fiorentina) 11, 
             Ferraris IV (Lazio) 27 (cap.), Bertolini (Juventus) 25, Guaita (Roma) 8,
             Serantoni (Juventus) 5, Meazza (Ambrosiana – Inter) 29, 
             Giovanni Ferrari (Juventus) 25, Orsi (Juventus) 34. Coach: V. Pozzo.

HUNGARY:     Szabo, Vago, Sternberg (cap.), Szalay, Gy. Szόcs, Lazar, Markos, 
             Cseh II, Avar, Sarosi I, Titkos. Coach: Fedor.

Referee: Beranek (Austria).

Scorers: 18’ Sarosi I (H), 27’ and 37’ Guaita, 39’ Avar (H), 63’ Giovanni Ferrari, 
         83’ Meazza

Attendance: 45,000
 

1935

 

118.

Roma (Stadio Nazionale del P.N.F.) – Sunday, 17 February 1935 – h. 14,30

ITALIA - FRANCE                                  2-1 (2-1)                Friendly

ITALIA:      Ceresoli (Ambrosiana – Inter) 4, Monzeglio (Bologna) 20, 
             Mascheroni (Ambrosiana – Inter) 1, Montesanto (Bologna) 2, 
             Ferraris IV (Lazio) 28 (cap.), Varglien I (Juventus) 1, Guaita (Roma) 9,
             Scopelli (Roma) 1, Meazza (Ambrosiana – Inter) 30, 
             Giovanni Ferrari (Juventus) 26, Ferraris II (Napoli) 1. Coach: V. Pozzo.

FRANCE:      Llense, Vandooren, Mattler (cap.), Gabrillargues, Verriest, Delfour, 
             Keller, Beck, Courtois, Duhart, Aston. Coach: G. Barreau.

Referee: Baert (Belgium).

Scorers: 5’ and 15’ Meazza, 27’ Keller (F)

Attendance: 23,000
Note: Last match for Ferraris IV

 

119.

Wien (Wiener Stadion, Prater) – Sunday, 24 March 1935 – h. 15,00

AUSTRIA - ITALIA                                0-2 (0-0)                International Cup (Tournament 3, Match 6)

AUSTRIA:     Platzer, Pavlicek, Sesta, Wagner, Smistik I, Skoumal, Zischek, 
             Gschweidl (cap.), Sindelar, M. Kaburek, Pesser. Coach: H. Meisl.

ITALIA:      Ceresoli (Ambrosiana – Inter) 5, Monzeglio (Bologna) 21, 
             Mascheroni (Ambrosiana – Inter) 2, Pitto (Ambrosiana – Inter) 27 (cap.), 
             Faccio (Ambrosiana – Inter) 1, Corsi (Bologna) 1, Guaita (Roma) 10, 
             Demaria (Ambrosiana – Inter) 3, Piola (Lazio) 1, 
             Giovanni Ferrari (Juventus) 27, Orsi (Juventus) 35. Coach: V. Pozzo.

Referee: Lewington (England).

Scorers: 51’ and 81’ Piola

Attendance: 60,000
Note: Last match for Orsi who on 7 April returned to Argentina forever.



120.

Praha (Stat Stadion) – Sunday, 27 October 1935 – h. 14,00

CZECHOSLOVAKIA - ITALIA             2-1 (0-0)                International Cup (Tournament 3, Match 7)

CZECHOSLOV.: Planicka (cap.), Burgr, Ctyroky, Kostalek, Boucek, Srbek, Vaclav Horak, 
             Svoboda, Sobotka, Nejedly, Puc. Coach: Bezecny.

ITALIA:      Ceresoli (Ambrosiana – Inter) 6, Monzeglio (Roma) 22, Allemandi (Roma) 17 (cap.), 
             Pitto (Ambrosiana – Inter) 28, Faccio (Ambrosiana – Inter) 2, 
             Corsi (Bologna) 2, R. Cattaneo (Roma) 2, Meazza (Ambrosiana – Inter) 31, 
             Piola (Lazio) 2, Demaria (Ambrosiana – Inter) 4, Colaussi (Triestina) 1. 
             Coach: V. Pozzo.

Referee: Escartin (Spain).

Scorers: 52’ Vaclav Horak, 75’ Pitto (I), 80 Vaclav Horak

Attendance: 12,000



121.

Milano (Stadio Civico Arena) – Sunday, 24 November 1935 – h. 14,30

ITALIA - HUNGARY                              2-2 (0-1)                International Cup (Tournament 3, Match 8)

ITALIA:      Ceresoli (Ambrosiana – Inter) 7, Monzeglio (Roma) 23, Allemandi (Roma) 18 (cap.), 
             Pitto (Ambrosiana – Inter) 29, Monti (Juventus) 17, Bertolini (Juventus) 26,
             Porta (Ambrosiana – Inter) 1, Demaria (Ambrosiana – Inter) 5,
             Meazza (Ambrosiana – Inter) 32, Giovanni Ferrari (Ambrosiana – Inter) 28, 
             Colaussi (Triestina) 2. Coach: V. Pozzo.

HUNGARY:     Szabo, Vago, Sternberg (cap.), Szaly, Tury, J. Dudas, Markos, 
             Vincze, Sarosi I, Cseh II, Titkos. Coach: K. Dietz.

Referee: Wuenthrich (Switzerland).

Scorers: 43’ Sarosi (H), 69’ Colaussi, 70’ Giovanni Ferrari, 79’ Sarosi (H)

Attendance: 45,000 
Note: Italy won the Dr. Gerφ cup for the second time and were allowed to
      retain the trophy

 

1936

 

122.

Zurich (Hardturm, Grasshopper) – Sunday, 5 April 1936 – h. 15,00

SWITZERLAND - ITALIA                     1-2 (0-1)                Friendly

SWITZERLAND: Schlegel, Minelli (cap.) (Weiler I), Weiler II, Defago, Jaccard, 
             Mόller, Diebold, P. Aebi, Kielholz, Spagnoli, G. Aebi. 
             Federation’s Technical Commission.

ITALIA:      Masetti (Roma) 1, Monzeglio (Roma) 24, Allemandi (Roma) 19 (cap.), 
             Pizziolo (Fiorentina) 12, L. Monti (Juventus) 18, 
             Faccio (Ambrosiana – Inter) 3, Pasinati (Triestina) 1, 
             Meazza (Ambrosiana – Inter) 33, Piola (Lazio) 3, 
             Demaria (Ambrosiana – Inter) 6, Colaussi (Triestina) 3. Coach: V. Pozzo.

Referee: Ivancsis (Hungary).

Scorers: 44’ Demaria, 67’ Colaussi, 77’ Weiler II (H)

Attendance: 18,000



123.

Roma (Stadio Nazionale del P.N.F.) – Sunday, 17 May 1936 – h. 16,00

ITALIA - AUSTRIA                                2-2 (0-1)                Friendly

ITALIA:      Peruchetti (Brescia) 1, Monzeglio (Roma) 25, Allemandi (Roma) 20 (cap.), 
             Depetrini (Juventus) 1, Andreolo (Bologna) 1, 
             Faccio (Ambrosiana – Inter) 4, Pasinati (Triestina) 2, 
             Meazza (Ambrosiana – Inter) 34, Piola (Lazio) 4, 
             Demaria (Ambrosiana – Inter) 7, Colaussi (Triestina) 4. Coach: V. Pozzo.

AUSTRIA:     Platzer, Schmaus, Sesta, Urbanek, Mock, Nausch (cap.), Geiter, 
             Hahnemann, Sindelar, Jerusalem, Viertl. Coach: H. Meisl.

Referee: Von Hertzka (Hungary).

Scorers: 28’ Jerusalem (A), 64’ Demaria, 72’ Viertl (A), 78’ Pasinati

Attendance: 20,000



124.

Budapest (Hungaria) – Sunday, 31 May 1936 – h. 16,00

HUNGARY - ITALIA                              1-2 (0-1)                Friendly

HUNGARY:     Szabo, Polgar, Sternberg, Seres, G. Szόcs, J. Dudas, Cseh II, 
             Turay (cap.), Sarosi I, Toldi, Tiktos. Coach: K. Dietz.

ITALIA:      Peruchetti (Brescia) 2, Monzeglio (Roma) 26, Allemandi (Roma) 21 (cap.), 
             Depetrini (Juventus) 2, Andreolo (Bologna) 2, 
             Faccio (Ambrosiana – Inter) 5, Pasinati (Triestina) 3, 
             Demaria (Ambrosiana – Inter) 8, Meazza (Ambrosiana – Inter) 35, 
             Giovanni Ferrari (Ambrosiana – Inter) 29, Colaussi (Triestina) 5. 
             Coach: V. Pozzo.

Referee: Miles (Austria).

Scorers: 31’ Pasinati, 70’ Turay (U), 77’ Meazza

Attendance: 32,000

 

125.

Berlin (Post-Stadion) – Monday, 3 August 1936 – h. 15,00

ITALIA – U.S.A.                                     1-0 (0-0)                XI Olympic Games (First Round)

ITALIA:      Venturini (Sampierdarenese) 1, Foni (Juventus) 1, Rava (Juventus) 1, 
             Baldo (Lazio) 1, Piccini (Fiorentina) 1, Locatelli (Ambrosiana – Inter) 1, 
             Frossi (Ambrosiana – Inter) 1, Marchini (Lucchese) 1, 
             Scarabello (Spezia) 1, Biagi (Pisa) 1, Cappelli (Viareggio) 1 (cap.). 
             Coach: V. Pozzo.

U.S.A.:      Bartkus, Greinert, Zbilowski, Crockett, Pietras, Altemost, Gajda, 
             Nemchik, Lutkfeeder, Fiedler, Ryan (cap.). Coach: E. Schroeder. 
             Trainer: F.J. Cavanaugh.

Referee: Weingaertner (Germany).

Scorers: 58’ Frossi

Note: All players made debuts and are registered as students. Rava sent off 
      at 53’ (becoming the first player to be sent off for the Italia national team)

 

126.

Berlin (Momses Stadion) – Friday, 7 August 1936 – h. 15,00

ITALIA - JAPAN                                    8-0 (2-0)                XI Olympic Games (Quarter final)

ITALIA:      Venturini (Sampierdarenese) 2, Foni (Juventus) 2, Rava (Juventus) 2, 
             Baldo (Lazio) 2, Piccini (Fiorentina) 2, Locatelli (Ambrosiana – Inter) 2, 
             Frossi (Ambrosiana – Inter) 2, Marchini (Lucchese) 2, Bertoni I (Pisa) 1, 
             Biagi (Pisa) 2, Cappelli (Viareggio) 2 (cap.). Coach: V. Pozzo.

JAPAN:       Sano, Suzuki, Takeuchi (cap.), Tatsuhara, Hita, Kin, Matsunaga, Ukon, 
             Kawamste, T. Kamo, S. Kamo. Coach: S. Takenokoshi.

Referee: Olsson (Sweden).

Scorers: 14’ Frossi, 32’ and 57’ Biagi, 75’ and 80’ Frossi, 81’ and 82’ Biagi, 
         89’ Cappelli

Attendance: 10,000

 

127.

Berlin (Olympia Stadion) – Monday, 10 August 1936 – h. 15,00

ITALIA - NORWAY                               2-1 a.e.t. (1-0, 0-1, 1-0, 0-0)               XI Olympic Games (Semi-final)

ITALIA:      Venturini (Sampierdarenese) 3, Foni (Juventus) 3 (cap.), 
             Rava (Juventus) 3, Baldo (Lazio) 3, Piccini (Fiorentina) 3, 
             Locatelli (Ambrosiana – Inter) 3, Frossi (Ambrosiana – Inter) 3, 
             Marchini (Lucchese) 3, Bertoni I (Pisa) 2, Biagi (Pisa) 3, 
             Negro (Fiorentina) 1. Coach: V. Pozzo.

NORWAY:      Henry Johansen, Eriksen, Holmsen, Ulleberg, Juve (cap.), Holmberg, 
             Frantzen, Kvammen, Martinsen, Isaksen, Brustad. Coach: A. Halvorsen 
             and K. Lilleberg.

Referee: Von Hertzka (Hungary).

Scorers: 15’ Negro, 58’ Brustad (N), 96’ Frossi

Attendance: 90,000



128.

Berlin (Olympia Stadion) – Saturday, 15 August 1936 – h. 15,00

ITALIA - AUSTRIA                                2-1 a.e.t. (0-0, 1-1, 1-0, 0-0)               XI Olympic Games (Final)

ITALIA:      Venturini (Sampierdarenese) 4, Foni (Juventus) 4 (cap.), 
             Rava (Juventus) 4, Baldo (Lazio) 4, Piccini (Fiorentina) 4, 
             Locatelli (Ambrosiana – Inter) 4, Frossi (Ambrosiana – Inter) 4, 
             Marchini (Lucchese) 4, Bertoni I (Pisa) 3, Biagi (Pisa) 4, 
             Gabriotti (Lazio) 1. Coach: V. Pozzo.

AUSTRIA:     E. Kainberger (cap.), Kargl, Kόnz, Krenn, Wallmόller, Hofmeister, 
             Werginz, Laudon, Steinmetz, K. Kainberger, Fuchsberger. 
             Coach: H. Meisl. Trainer: J. Hogan.

Referee: Bauwens (Germany).

Scorers: 70’ Frossi, 80’ K. Kainberger (A), 92’ Frossi

Attendance: 90,000
Note: Italia are Olympic Champions and win the Gold Medal

 

129.

Milano (Stadio Comunale San Siro) – Sunday, 25 October 1936 – h. 15,00

ITALIA - SWITZERLAND                     4-2 (2-1)                International Cup (Tournament 4, Match 1)

ITALIA:      Amoretti (Juventus) 1, Monzeglio (Roma) 27, Allemandi (Roma) 22 (cap.), 
             Montesanto (Bologna) 3, Andreolo (Bologna) 3, B. Neri (Lucchese) 1, 
             Pasinati (Triestina) 4, Meazza (Ambrosiana – Inter) 36, Piola (Lazio) 5, 
             Giovanni Ferrari (Ambrosiana – Inter) 30, Colaussi (Triestina) 6.
             Coach: V. Pozzo.

SWITZERLAND: Bizzozzero, Minelli, Gobet, Baumgartner, Jaccard, Mόller, Diebold, 
             Wagner, Bickel, Abegglen II (cap.), Ciseri II. Federation’s 
             Technical Commission.

Referee: Bauwens (Germany).

Scorers: 26’ Meazza, 31’ Bickel (S), 37’ and 53’ Piola, 60’ Pasinati, 
         76’ Diebold (S)

Attendance: 40,000

 

130.

Berlin (Olympia Stadion) – Sunday, 15 November 1936 – h. 14,30

GERMANY - ITALIA                              2-2 (2-1)                Friendly

GERMANY:     Jakob, Mόnzenberg, Munkert, Janes, Goldbrunner, Kitzinger, Elbern, 
             Gellesch, Siffling, Szepan (cap.), Urban. Coach: Nerz.

ITALIA:      A. Olivieri (Lucchese) 1, Monzeglio (Roma) 28, Allemandi (Roma) 23 (cap.), 
             Serantoni (Roma) 6, Andreolo (Bologna) 4, Varglien II (Juventus) 1, 
             Pasinati (Triestina) 5, Perazzolo (Genoa) 1, Piola (Lazio) 6,
             Giovanni Ferrari (Ambrosiana – Inter) 31, Colaussi (Triestina) 7. 
             Coach: V. Pozzo.

Referee: Eklow (Sweden).

Scorers: 2’ Colaussi (I), 35’ and 40’ Siffling, 52’ Giovanni Ferrari (I)

Attendance: 83,000



131.

Genova (Stadio Comunale “Luigi Ferraris”) – Sunday, 13 December 1936 – h. 14,30

ITALIA - CZECHOSLOVAKIA             2-0 (2-0)                Friendly

ITALIA:      A. Olivieri (Lucchese) 2, Monzeglio (Roma) 29, Allemandi (Roma) 24 (cap.), 
             B. Neri (Lucchese) 2, Piccini (Fiorentina) 5, Varglien II (Juventus) 2, 
             Pasinati (Triestina) 6, Marchini (Lucchese) 5, Piola (Lazio) 7, 
             Giovanni Ferrari (Ambrosiana – Inter) 32, Colaussi (Triestina) 8. 
             Coach: V. Pozzo.

CZECHOSLOV.: Riticka, Burgr (cap.), Ctyroky, Bouska, Kostalek, Truhlar,
             Vaclav Horak, Drozd, Melka, Kastl, Vytacil. Coach: Bezecny.

Referee: Miesz (Austria).

Scorers: 40’ Pasinati, 43’ Giovanni Ferrari 

Attendance: 25,000
Note: Last match for Allemandi.

 

1937

Match Abandoned (counts as official match (w.r.t. players caps) for Austria!)

Wien (Wiener Stadion, Prater) – Sunday, 21 March 1937 – h. 15,00

AUSTRIA – ITALIA                                2-0 (1-0)                International Cup (Tournament 4, Match 2)

AUSTRIA:     Platzer, Sesta, Schmaus, Adamek, Pekarek, Nausch (cap.), Zischek, 
             Stroh, Sindelar, Jerusalem, Pesser. Selection Committee: Eberstaller 
             and Gerφ. Trainer: Hussak

ITALIA:      A. Olivieri (Lucchese), Monzeglio (Roma), Rava (Juventus), 
             Serantoni (Roma), Andreolo (Bologna), Corsi (Bologna), 
             Pasinati (Triestina), Meazza (Ambrosiana – Inter) (cap.), 
             Piola (Lazio), Giovanni Ferrari (Ambrosiana – Inter), 
             Colaussi (Triestina). Coach: V. Pozzo.

Referee: Olsson (Sweden)

Scorers: 40’ Jerusalem, 63’ Stroh pen.

Attendance: 52,000
Note: Match suspended after 74’ for crowd troubles. 47’ Jerusalem sent off.

 

132.

Torino (Stadio Municipale “Benito Mussolini”) – Sunday, 25 April 1937 – h. 15,00

ITALIA - HUNGARY                              2-0 (1-0)                International Cup (Tournament 4, Match 2)

ITALIA:      A. Olivieri (Lucchese) 3, Monzeglio (Roma) 30, Rava (Juventus) 5, 
             Serantoni (Roma) 7, Andreolo (Bologna) 5, Corsi (Bologna) 3, 
             Frossi (Ambrosiana – Inter) 5, Meazza (Ambrosiana – Inter) 37 (cap.), 
             Piola (Lazio) 8, P. Buscaglia (Torino) 1, Colaussi (Triestina) 9. 
             Coach: V. Pozzo.

HUNGARY:     Szabo, Futo, Koranyi I, Szalay, G. Szόcs, Polgar, G. Kocsis, Kallai, 
             Sarosi I (cap.), Toldi, Titkos. Coach: K. Dietz.

Referee: Bangerter (Switzerland).

Scorers: 33’ Colaussi, 81’ Frossi

Attendance: 28,000

 

133.

Praha (Sparta Platz) – Sunday, 23 May 1937 – h. 16,00

CZECHOSLOVAKIA - ITALIA             0-1 (0-1)                International Cup (Tournament 4, Match 3)

CZECHOSLOV.: Planicka (cap.), Burgr, Ctyroky, Bouska, Boucek, Porubsky, Zlatnik, 
             Kloz, Melka, Nejedly, Rulc. Coach: Tesar.

ITALIA:      A. Olivieri (Lucchese) 4, Monzeglio (Roma) 31, Rava (Juventus) 6, 
             Serantoni (Roma) 8, Andreolo (Bologna) 6, Corsi (Bologna) 4, 
             Pasinati (Triestina) 7, Meazza (Ambrosiana – Inter) 38 (cap.), 
             Piola (Lazio) 9, Giovanni Ferrari (Ambrosiana – Inter) 33, 
             Colaussi (Triestina) 10. Coach: V. Pozzo.

Referee: Bauwens (Germany).

Scorers: 24’ Piola

Attendance: 35,000
Note: First win in Praha

 

134.

Oslo (Ullevaal Stadion) – Thursday, 27 May 1937 – h. 15,00

NORWAY - ITALIA                               1-3 (0-2)                Friendly

NORWAY:      Henry Johansen, R. Johannessen, Eriksen, Ulleberg, Hakon Johansen, 
             Holmberg (cap.), Frantzen, Kvammen, Martinsen, Danielsen, Brustad. 
             Technical Commission.

ITALIA:      A. Olivieri (Lucchese) 5, Foni (Juventus) 5, Rava (Juventus) 7, 
             Gallea (Torino) 1, Andreolo (Bologna) 7, Corsi (Bologna) 5, 
             Pasinati (Triestina) 8, Meazza (Ambrosiana – Inter) 39 (cap.), 
             Piola (Lazio) 10, Giovanni Ferrari (Ambrosiana – Inter) 34, 
             Colaussi (Triestina) 11. Coach: V. Pozzo.

Referee: Birlem (Germany).

Scorers: 14’ Meazza, 20’ and 54’ Piola, 76’ Danielsen (N)

Attendance: 17,000



135.

Genθve (Servette F.C.) – Sunday, 31 October 1937 – h. 15,00

SWITZERLAND - ITALIA                     2-2 (2-1)                International Cup (Tournament 4, Match 4)

SWITZERLAND: Bizzozzero, Minelli (cap.), A. Lehmann, Springer, Vernati, Lφrtscher, 
             Bickel, Wagner, Monnard, Walacek, Amadς. Coach: K. Rappan.

ITALIA:      A. Olivieri (Lucchese) 6, Monzeglio (Roma) 32, Rava (Juventus) 8, 
             B. Neri (Torino) 3, Andreolo (Bologna) 8, Corsi (Bologna) 6, 
             E. Capra (Milan) 1, Meazza (Ambrosiana – Inter) 40 (cap.), 
             Piola (Lazio) 11, Giovanni Ferrari (Ambrosiana – Inter) 35, 
             Colaussi (Triestina) 12. Coach: V. Pozzo.

Referee: Lewington (England).

Scorers: 5’ Piola (I), 17’ Walacek pen., 23’ Wagner, 85’ Piola (I)



136.

Paris (Stade “Parc des Princes”) – Sunday, 5 December 1937 – h. 14,30

FRANCE - ITALIA                                  0-0                          Friendly

FRANCE:      Di Lorto, Cazenave, Mattler, Bourbotte, Fosset, Delfour (cap.), 
             Courtois, Heisserer, J. Nicolas, Veinante, Langiller. 
             Coach: G. Barreau.

ITALIA:      A. Olivieri (Lucchese) 7, Monzeglio (Roma) 33, Rava (Juventus) 9, 
             Serantoni (Roma) 9, Andreolo (Bologna) 9, Locatelli (Ambrosiana – Inter) 5, 
             E. Capra (Milan) 2, Meazza (Ambrosiana – Inter) 41 (cap.), 
             Piola (Lazio) 12, Giovanni Ferrari (Ambrosiana – Inter) 36, 
             Ferraris II (Ambrosiana – Inter) 2. Coach: V. Pozzo.

Referee: Wuetrich (Switzerland).

Attendance: 40,000
Note: First 0-0 in the last 6 and a half years

 

1938
 

137.

Milano (Stadio Comunale, San Siro) – Sunday, 15 May 1938 – h. 16,00

ITALIA - BELGIUM                                6-1 (2-1)                Friendly

ITALIA:      A. Olivieri (Lucchese) 8, Monzeglio (Roma) 34, Rava (Juventus) 10, 
             Serantoni (Roma) 10, Andreolo (Bologna) 10, 
             Locatelli (Ambrosiana – Inter) 6, Pasinati (Triestina) 9, 
             Meazza (Ambrosiana – Inter) 42 (cap.), Piola (Lazio) 13, 
             Giovanni Ferrari (Ambrosiana – Inter) 37,
             Ferraris II (Ambrosiana – Inter) 3. Coach: V. Pozzo.

BELGIUM:     Badjou, Paverick, Petit, Van Alphen, Stijnen (cap.), Dewinter, 
             Vanden Wouer, Voorhoof, Capelle, Braine, Buyle. Federation’s 
             Technical Commission

Referee: Bauwens (Germany).

Scorers: 2’ Capelle (B), 17’ Meazza pen., 28’ Andreolo, 58’ Pasinati, 
         71’, 80’ and 84 Piola

Attendance: 25,000

 

138.

Genova (Stadio Comunale “Luigi Ferraris”) – Sunday, 22 May 1938 – h. 16,00

ITALIA - YUGOSLAVIA                        4-0 (2-0)                Friendly

ITALIA:      Ceresoli (Bologna) 8, Foni (Juventus) 6, Rava (Juventus) 11, 
             Perazzolo (Genoa) 2, Andreolo (Bologna) 11, 
             Locatelli (Ambrosiana – Inter) 7, Pasinati (Triestina) 10,
             Meazza (Ambrosiana – Inter) 43 (cap.), Piola (Lazio) 14, 
             Giovanni Ferrari (Ambrosiana – Inter) 38, Colaussi (Triestina) 13. 
             Coach: V. Pozzo.

YUGOSLAVIA:  Glazer, Higl, Dubac, Lehner, Jazbec, Kokotovic, Sipos, A. Petrovic, 
             F. Matosic (cap.), Tomasevic, Perlic. Coach: S. Popovic.

Referee: Birlem (Germany).

Scorers: 6’ Colaussi, 12’ Piola, 62’ Meazza, pen., 84’ Giovanni Ferrari 

Attendance: 25,000

 

1938 France 3rd Rimet Cup

Italian players:

Name                          Team                      Born        Died      Matches Mins Goals Role

Andreolo Michele              (Bologna)               06.09.1912  15.05.1981     4    360    -    M
Bertoni Sergio (I)            (Pisa)                  23.09.1915  15.02.1995     -      -    -    F
Biavati Amedeo                (Bologna)               04.04.1915        1979     3    270    -    M
Ceresoli Carlo                (Bologna)               14.06.1910        1995     -      -    -    GK
Chizzo Bruno                  (Triestina)             19.04.1916                 -      -    -    M
Colaussi Luigi aka Gino       (Triestina)             04.03.1914  25.12.1991     3    270    4    F
Donati Aldo                   (Roma)                           ?           ?     -      -    -    D
Ferrari Giovanni              (Ambrosiana – Inter)    06.12.1907  02.12.1982     4    360    -    F              
Ferraris Pietro (II)          (Ambrosiana – Inter)    15.02.1912        1991     1     90    1    M
Foni Alfredo                  (Juventus)              20.11.1911  28.01.1985     3    270    -    D
Genta Mario                   (Genoa)                 01.03.1912        1993     -      -    -    D
Locatelli Ugo                 (Ambrosiana – Inter)    05.02.1916  28.05.1993     4    360    -    M
Masetti Guido                 (Roma)                  22.11.1907  26.11.1993     -      -    -    GK
Meazza Giuseppe               (Ambrosiana – Inter)    23.08.1910  27.10.1979     4    360    1    F
Monzeglio Eraldo              (Roma)                  05.06.1906  03.11.1981     1     90    -    D
Olivieri Aldo                 (Lucchese)              02.10.1910                 4    360    -    GK
Olmi Renato                   (Ambrosiana – Inter)    12.07.1914  15.05.1985     -      -    -    D
Pasinati Piero                (Triestina)             21.07.1910                 1     90    -    M
Perazzolo Mario               (Genoa)                 07.06.1911                 -      -    -    M
Piola Silvio                  (Lazio)                 29.09.1913  04.10.1996     4    360    5    F
Rava Pietro                   (Juventus)              21.01.1916                 4    360    -    D
Serantoni Pietro              (Roma)                  11.12.1906        1964     4    360    -    M

 

139.

Marseille (Stade Municipal) – Sunday, 5 June 1938 – h. 15,00

ITALIA - NORWAY                               2-1 a.e.t. (1-0, 0-1, 1-0, 0-0)               III Rimet Cup (First Round)

ITALIA:      A. Olivieri (Lucchese) 9, Monzeglio (Roma) 35, Rava (Juventus) 12,
             Serantoni (Roma) 11, Andreolo (Bologna) 12, 
             Locatelli (Ambrosiana – Inter) 8, Pasinati (Triestina) 11, 
             Meazza (Ambrosiana – Inter) 44, Piola (Lazio) 15, 
             Giovanni Ferrari (Ambrosiana – Inter) 39, 
             Ferraris II (Ambrosiana – Inter) 4. Coach: V. Pozzo.

NORWAY:      H. Johansen, Johannessen, Holmsen, Henriksen, Eriksen, Holmberg (cap.), 
             Frantzen, Kvammen, Brynhildsen, Isaksen, Brustad. Coach: Halvorsen.

Referee: Beranek (Austria).

Scorers: 2’ Ferraris II, 83’ Brustad (N), 94’ Piola

Attendance: 22,000
Note: Last match for Monzeglio

 

140.

Paris (Stade des Colombes) – Sunday 12 June 1938 – h.15,00

FRANCE - ITALIA                                  1-3 (1-1)                III Rimet Cup (Quarter final)

FRANCE:      Di Lorto, Cazenave, Mattler (cap.), Bastien, Jordan, Diagne, Aston, 
             Heisserer, J. Nicolas, Delfour, Veinante. Coach: G. Barreau.

ITALIA:      A. Olivieri (Lucchese) 10, Foni (Juventus) 7, Rava (Juventus) 13, 
             Serantoni (Roma) 12, Andreolo (Bologna) 13, 
             Locatelli (Ambrosiana – Inter) 9, Biavati (Bologna) 1,
             Meazza (Ambrosiana – Inter) 45 (cap.), Piola (Lazio) 16, 
             Giovanni Ferrari (Ambrosiana – Inter) 40, Colaussi (Triestina) 14. 
             Coach: V. Pozzo.

Referee: Baert (Belgium).

Scorers: 9’ Colaussi, 10’ Heisserer (F), 52’ and 72’ Piola

Attendance: 61,000



141.

Marseille (Stade Municipal) – Thursday, 16 June 1938 – h. 15,00

ITALIA - BRAZIL                                   2-1 (0-0)                III Rimet Cup (Semi-final)

ITALIA:      A. Olivieri (Lucchese) 11, Foni (Juventus) 8, Rava (Juventus) 14, 
             Serantoni (Roma) 13, Andreolo (Bologna) 14, 
             Locatelli (Ambrosiana – Inter) 10, Biavati (Bologna) 2, 
             Meazza (Ambrosiana – Inter) 46 (cap.), Piola (Lazio) 17, 
             iovanni Ferrari (Ambrosiana – Inter) 41, Colaussi (Triestina) 15. 
             Coach: V. Pozzo.

BRAZIL:      Walter, Domingos da Guia, Machado, Zezι Procopio, Martim Silveira (cap.), 
             Alfonsinho, Lopes, Luisinho, Romeu Pelliciari, Peracio, Patesko. 
             Coach: A. Pimenta.

Referee: Wuetrich (Switzerland).

Scorers: 5’ Colaussi, 60’ Meazza pen., 87’ Romeu Pelliciari (B)

Attendance: 35,000



142.

Paris (Stade de Colombes) – Sunday, 19 June 1938 – h. 15,00

ITALIA - HUNGARY                              4-2 (3-1)                III Rimet Cup (Final)

ITALIA:      A. Olivieri (Lucchese) 12, Foni (Juventus) 9, Rava (Juventus) 15, 
             Serantoni (Roma) 14, Andreolo (Bologna) 15, 
             Locatelli (Ambrosiana – Inter) 11, Biavati (Bologna) 3, 
             Meazza (Ambrosiana – Inter) 47 (cap.), Piola (Lazio) 18, 
             Giovanni Ferrari (Ambrosiana – Inter) 42, Colaussi (Triestina) 16. 
             Coach: V. Pozzo.

HUNGARY:     Szabo, Polgar, Biro, Szalay, G. Szόcs, Lazar, Sas, Vincze, 
             Sarosi I (cap.), Zsengeller, Titkos. Coach: K. Dietz.

Referee: Capdeville (France).

Scorers: 5’ Colaussi, 7’ Titkos (H), 16’ Piola, 35’ Colaussi, 70’ Sarosi I (H),
         82’ Piola

Attendance: 60,000

 

143.

Bologna (Stadio “Littoriale”) – Sunday, 20 November 1938 – h. 14,30

ITALIA - SWITZERLAND                     2-0 (1-0)                Friendly

ITALIA:      A. Olivieri (Torino) 13, Foni (Juventus) 10, Rava (Juventus) 16, 
             Serantoni (Roma) 15, Andreolo (Bologna) 16, 
             Locatelli (Ambrosiana – Inter) 12, Biavati (Bologna) 4,
             Demaria (Ambrosiana – Inter) 9, Boffi (Milan) 1, 
             Giovanni Ferrari (Ambrosiana – Inter) 43 (cap.), 
             Colaussi (Triestina) 17. Coach: V. Pozzo. 

SWITZERLAND: Huber, Minelli (cap.), A. Lehmann, Springer, Vernati, Rauch, 
             Stelzer, P. Aebi , Bickel, Walacek, G. Aeby. Coach: K. Rappan.

Referee: Baert (Belgium).

Scorers: 27’ Colaussi, 60’ Minelli og

Attendance: 20,000

 

144.

Napoli (Stadio Partenopeo) – Sunday, 4 December 1938 – h. 14,30

ITALIA - FRANCE                                  1-0 (1-0)                Friendly

ITALIA:      A. Olivieri (Torino) 14, Foni (Juventus) 11, Rava (Juventus) 17, 
             Serantoni (Roma) 16, Andreolo (Bologna) 17, 
             Locatelli (Ambrosiana – Inter) 13, Biavati (Bologna) 5,
             Demaria (Ambrosiana – Inter) 10, Piola (Lazio) 19, 
             Giovanni Ferrari (Ambrosiana – Inter) 44 (cap.), 
             Colaussi (Triestina) 18. Coach: V. Pozzo.

FRANCE:      Llense, Vandooren, Mattler (cap.), Bourbotte, Jordan, Diagne, Aston, 
             Ben Barek, J. Nicolas, Heisserer, Veinante. Coach: G. Barreau.

Referee: Langenus (Belgium).

Scorers: 32’ Biavati

Attendance: 40,000
Note: Last match for Giovanni Ferrari.



1939


145.

Firenze (Stadio Comunale “Giovanni Berta”) – Sunday, 26 March 1939 – h. 14,30

ITALIA – GERMANY                             3-2 (2-1)                Friendly

ITALIA:      A. Olivieri (Torino) 15, Foni (Juventus) 12, Rava (Juventus) 18, 
             Genta (Genoa) 1, Andreolo (Bologna) 18, Locatelli (Ambrosiana – Inter) 14, 
             Biavati (Bologna) 6, Sansone (Bologna) 3, Piola (Lazio) 20, 
             Meazza (Ambrosiana – Inter) 48 (cap.), Colaussi (Triestina) 19. 
             Coach: V. Pozzo.

GERMANY:     Platzer, Janes (cap.), Schmaus, Kupfer, Goldbrunner, Kitzinger, 
             Lehner, Hahnemann, Gauchel, Schφn, Presser. Coach: S. Herberger

Referee: Baert (Belgium).

Scorers: 9’ Piola, 26’ Hahnemann (G), 35’ Biavati, 48’ Piola, 78’ Janes (G)

Attendance: 25,000



146.

Milano (Stadio Comunale, San Siro) – Saturday, 13 May 1939 – h. 15,00

ITALIA - ENGLAND                               2-2 (0-1)                Friendly

ITALIA:      A Olivieri (Torino) 16, Foni (Juventus) 13, Rava (Juventus) 19, 
             Depetrini (Juventus) 3, Andreolo (Bologna) 19, 
             Locatelli (Ambrosiana – Inter) 15, Biavati (Bologna) 7,
             Serantoni (Roma) 17, Piola (Lazio) 21, 
             Meazza (Ambrosiana – Inter) 49 (cap.), Colaussi (Triestina) 20. 
             Coach: V. Pozzo.

ENGLAND:     Woodley, Male, Hapgood (cap.), Willingham, Cullis, Mercer,
             Matthews, Hall, Lawton, Goulden, Broome. Coach: Whittaker. 

Referee: Bauwens (Germany).

Scorers: 19’ Lawton (E), 49’ Biavati, 64’ Piola, 77’ Hall (E)

Attendance: 60,000
Note: Famous hand made goal of Piola.

 

147.

Beograd (Beogradski S.K.) – Sunday, 4 June 1939 – h. 15,00

YUGOSLAVIA - ITALIA                        1-2 (0-1)                Friendly

YUGOSLAVIA:  Lovric, Pozega, Dubac, Manola, P. Dragicevic., Lehner, Glisovich, 
             Vujadinovic, Petrovic (cap.), F. Matosic., Perlic. Coach: B. Simonovic.

ITALIA:      A. Olivieri (Torino) 17, Foni (Juventus) 14, Rava (Juventus) 20, 
             Depetrini (Juventus) 4, Andreolo (Bologna) 20, 
             Locatelli (Ambrosiana – Inter) 16, Biavati (Bologna) 8,
             Perazzolo (Genoa) 3, Piola (Lazio) 22, Meazza (Ambrosiana – Inter) 50 (cap.), 
             Colaussi (Triestina) 21. Coach: V. Pozzo.

Referee: Langenus (Belgium).

Scorers: 35’ Piola, 61’ Colaussi, 65’ Perlic (Y)

Attendance: 35,000
Note: Meazza missed a penalty


148.

Budapest (Ferencvaros) – Thursday, 8 June 1939 – h. 16,00

HUNGARY - ITALIA                              1-3 (0-1)                Friendly

HUNGARY:     Szabo, Koranyi, Biro, Lazar, Turay, Balogh I, Kincses, Sarosi I (cap.), 
             Zsengeller, Kiszely, Gyetvai. Coach: K. Dietz.

ITALIA:      A. Olivieri (Torino) 18, Foni (Juventus) 15, Rava (Juventus) 21, 
             Depetrini (Juventus) 5, Andreolo (Bologna) 21, 
             Locatelli (Ambrosiana – Inter) 17, Biavati (Bologna) 9,
             Perazzolo (Genoa) 4, Piola (Lazio) 23, Meazza (Ambrosiana – Inter) 51 (cap.), 
             Colaussi (Triestina) 22. Coach: V. Pozzo.

Referee: Thompson (Northern Ireland).

Scorers: 1’ Piola, 59’ and 68’ Colaussi, 77’ Kiszely (H)

Attendance: 36,000
Note: 23’ Olivieri saved a penalty by Sarosi I. Depetrini sent off in the 
      second half.

 

149.

Bucuresti (Stadion “Academia Nationala de Educatie Fizica”) – Sunday, 11 June 1939 – h. 17,30

ROMANIA - ITALIA                               0-1 (0-1)                Friendly

ROMANIA:     Pavlovici, Slivat, Lengheriu, Cossini, Juhasz, Lupas, Orza, Reuter, 
             Baratky, Bodola (cap.), Dobay. Coach: Luchide.

ITALIA:      A. Olivieri (Torino) 19, Foni(Juventus) 16, Rava (Juventus) 22, 
             Campatelli (Ambrosiana – Inter) 1, Andreolo (Bologna) 22, 
             Locatelli (Ambrosiana – Inter) 18, Biavati (Bologna) 10, 
             Perazzolo (Genoa) 5, Piola (Lazio) 24, Meazza (Ambrosiana – Inter) 52 (cap.), 
             Colaussi (Triestina) 23. Coach: V. Pozzo.

Referee: Beranek (Austria).

Scorers: 32’ Colaussi

Attendance: 28,000



150.

Helsinki (Olympiastadion) – Thursday, 20 July 1939 – h. 17,00

FINLAND - ITALIA                                 2-3 (1-2)                Friendly

FINLAND:     Sarnola, Leskinen (cap.), Karjagin, Lahti, Pyy, Rinne, Eronen, 
             Granstrφm, Lehtonen, Weckstrφm, Lintamo. Technical Commission: 
             Tornivuori, Aalto, Kosunen.
ITALIA:      A. Olivieri (Torino) 20, Foni (Juventus) 17, Rava (Juventus) 23, 
             Depetrini (Juventus) 6, Battistoni (Liguria) 1, Locatelli (Ambrosiana – Inter) 19, 
             Ferraris II (Ambrosiana – Inter) 5, Perazzolo (Genoa) 6, Piola (Lazio) 25, 
             Meazza (Ambrosiana – Inter) 53 (cap.), Colaussi (Triestina) 24. 
             Coach: V. Pozzo.

Referee: Eklind (Sweden).

Scorers: 12’ Piola, 22’ Lehtonen (F), 28’ and 84’ Piola, 87’ Weckstrφm (F)

Attendance: 18,000
Note: Last match for Meazza

 

151.

Zurich (Hardturm Stadion) – Sunday, 12 November 1939 – h.14,30

SWITZERLAND - ITALIA                     3-1 (1-1)                Friendly

SWITZERLAND: Schlegel, Minelli (cap.), A. Lehmann, Springer, Andreoli, Bichsel, 
             Bickel, P. Aebi., Monnard, Amadς, G. Aebi. Federation’s Technical Commission.
ITALIA:      Masetti (Roma) 2, Foni (Juventus) 18, Rava (Juventus) 24 (cap.), 
             Depetrini (Juventus) 7, Andreolo (Bologna) 23, Varglien II (Juventus) 3,
             Neri (Genoa) 1, Perazzolo (Genoa) 7, Puricelli (Bologna) 1, 
             Demaria (Ambrosiana – Inter) 11, Ferraris II (Ambrosiana – Inter) 6. 
             Coach: V. Pozzo. 

Referee: Baert (Belgium).

Scorers: 5’ Monnard, 28’ Puricelli (I), 61’ and 88’ G. Aebi

Attendance: 10,000
Note: First loss after 4 years (disregarding the abandoned match in March 1937
      against Austria).



152.

Berlin (Olympia Stadion) – Sunday, 26 November 1939 – h. 14,30

GERMANY - ITALIA                              5-2 (2-2)                Friendly

GERMANY:     Raftl, Janes (cap.), Billmann, Kupfer, Rohde, Kitzinger, Lehner, 
             Hahnemann, Conen, Binder, Pesser. Coach: S. Herberger.

ITALIA:      A. Olivieri (Torino) 21, S. Marchi (Genoa) 1, Sardelli (Genoa) 1,
             Genta (Genoa) 2, Battistoni (Genoa) 2, Perazzolo (Genoa) 8, 
             G. Neri (Genoa) 2, Demaria (Ambrosiana – Inter) 12, Boffi (Milan) 2, 
             Scarabello (Genoa) 2, Colaussi (Triestina) 25 (cap.). Coach: V. Pozzo. 

Referee: Escartin (Spain).

Scorers: 15’ G. Neri (I), 20’ Binder, 27’ Demaria pen. (I), 36’ Binder, 65’ Lehner,
         67’ Conen, 84’ Binder pen.

Attendance:45,000



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