Italy - International Matches 1940-1949


Overview
Details 1930-1939
Details 1950-1959

1940

 
153.
Torino (Stadio Municipale "Benito Mussolini") - Sunday, 3 March 1940 - h. 14,30
ITALIA - SWITZERLAND 	1-1 (1-1) 	Friendly
ITALIA: 	A. Olivieri (Torino) 22, Foni (Juventus) 19, Rava (Juventus) 25, 
 		Depetrini (Juventus) 8, Andreolo (Bologna) 24, Locatelli (Ambrosiana
 		- Inter) 20, G. Neri (Genoa) 3, Arcari IV (Genoa) 1, Piola (Lazio)
 		26 (cap.), Corbelli (Venezia) 1, Ferraris II (Ambrosiana - Inter) 7.
 		Coach: V. Pozzo. 
SWITZERLAND:    Ballabio, Minelli (cap.), A. Lehmann , Springer, Andreoli, Bichsel,
 		Bickel, A. Abegglen, Monnard, Amad˛, G. Aebi. Federation's Technical
 		Commission.
Referee: Beranek (Austria).
Scorers: 20' Bickel (S), 36' Corbelli
Attendance: 40,000

154.
Roma (Stadio Nazionale del P.N.F.) - Sunday, 14 April 1940 - h. 15,00
ITALIA - ROMANIA 		2-1 (0-0) 	Friendly
ITALIA: 	A. Olivieri (Torino) 23, Pagotto (Bologna) 1, Ricci (Bologna) 1,
 		Locatelli (Ambrosiana - Inter) 21, Olmi (Ambrosiana - Inter) 1,
 		Campatelli (Ambrosiana - Inter) 2, Biavati (Bologna) 11, Piola
 		(Lazio) 27 (cap.), Bertoni I (Genoa) 4, Demaria (Ambrosiana - Inter)
 		13, Reguzzoni (Bologna) 1. Coach: V. Pozzo. 
ROMANIA: 	David, Sfera (cap.), Lengheriu, Cossini, Juhasz, Lupas, Bindea,
 		Mihailescu, Baratky, Reuter, Popescu. Coach: Economu.
Referee: Beranek (Austria).
Scorers: 48' Baratky (R), 61' Biavati, 78' Piola
Attendance: 25,000

155.
Milano (Stadio Comunale, San Siro) - Sunday, 5 May 1940 - h. 15,00
ITALIA - GERMANY 		3-2 (2-1) 	Friendly
ITALIA: 	A. Olivieri (Torino) 24, Foni (Juventus) 20, Rava (Juventus) 26,
 		Depetrini (Juventus) 9, Olmi (Ambrosiana - Inter) 2, Campatelli
 		(Ambrosiana - Inter) 3, Biavati (Bologna) 12, Piola (Lazio) 28
 		(cap.), Bertoni I (Genoa) 5, Trevisan (Triestina) 1, Colaussi
 		(Triestina) 26. Coach: V. Pozzo. 
GERMANY: 	H. Klodt, Janes (cap.), Billmann, Kupfer, Rohde, Kitzinger, Lehner,
 		Hahnemann, Binder, Urban, Pesser. Coach: S. Herberger.
Referee: Ivancsis (Hungary).
Scorers: 17' Colaussi, 25' Bertoni, 28' and 52' Binder (G), 58' Biavati
Attendance: 65,000
Note: Last match for A. Olivieri and Colaussi

156.
Genova (Stadio Comunale "Luigi Ferraris") - Sunday, 1 December 1940 - h. 14,00
ITALIA - HUNGARY 		1-1 (1-0) 	Friendly
ITALIA: 	P. Ferrari (Bologna) 1, Foni (Juventus) 21, Rava (Juventus) 27,
 		Depetrini (Juventus) 10, Olmi (Ambrosiana - Inter) 3, Locatelli
 		(Ambrosiana - Inter) 22, Biavati (Bologna) 13, Bertoni I (Genoa) 6,
 		Piola (Lazio) 29 (cap.), Trevisan (Triestina) 2, Ferraris II
 		(Ambrosiana - Inter) 8. Coach: V. Pozzo. 
HUNGARY: 	Csikos, Pakozdi, Polgar, Biro, Sarosi III, Lazar, Kincses, Sarosi
 I 		(cap.), Sarvari-Spielmann, Bodola, Gyetvai. Coach: Patay.
Referee: Bauwens (Germany).
Scorers: 14' Trevisan (I), 62' Bodola
Attendance: 30,000

1942

157.
Genova (Stadio Comunale "Luigi Ferraris") - Sunday, 5 April 1942 - h. 15,45
ITALIA - CROATIA 		4-0 (0-0) 	Friendly
ITALIA: 	Griffanti (Fiorentina) 1, Foni (Juventus) 22, Rava (Juventus) 28
 		(cap.), Campatelli (Ambrosiana - Inter) 4, Andreolo (Bologna) 25,
 		Grezar (Triestina) 1, Biavati (Bologna) 14, Loik (Venezia) 1,
 		Gabetto (Torino) 1, V. Mazzola (Venezia) 1, Ferraris II (Torino) 9.
 		Coach: V. Pozzo. 
CROATIA: 	Urch, Brozovic, Dubac, Lehner, Jazbinsek, Kokotovic, Cimermancic,
 		Welfl, Lesnik, Antalkovic (cap.), Plese.
Referee: Fink (Germany).
Scorers: 55' Gabetto, 58' Ferraris II, 64' Biavati, 68' Grezar pen.
Attendance: 25,000
Note: All croatian players are of Gradjanski Zagreb

158.
Milano (Stadio Comunale, San Siro) - Sunday, 19 April 1942 - h. 15,00
ITALIA - SPAIN 		4-0 (0-0) 	Friendly
ITALIA: 	Griffanti (Fiorentina) 2, Foni (Juventus) 23, Rava (Juventus) 29,
 		Depetrini (Juventus) 11, Andreolo (Bologna) 26, Campatelli
 		(Ambrosiana - Inter) 5, Biavati (Bologna) 15, Loik (Venezia) 2,
 		Piola (Lazio) 30 (cap.), V. Mazzola (Venezia) 2, Ferraris II
 		(Torino) 10. Coach: V. Pozzo. 
SPAIN:  	Martorell, Teruel, Juan Ramon, Gabilondo (cap.), German, Mateo, Epi,
         	Alonso, Martin, Campos, Emilin. Coach: R. Zamora.
Referee: Bauwens (Germany).
Scorers: 48' V. Mazzola, 49' Ferraris II, 87' Piola, 88' Loik
Attendance: 55,000
Note: Last match for Foni and Andreolo

1945

159.
Zurich (Hardturm Stadion) - Sunday, 11 November 1945 - h. 15,00
SWITZERLAND - ITALIA 	4-4 (2-1) 	Friendly
SWITZERLAND:    Ballabio, Gyger, Steffen, Bernet, Andreoli, Courtat, Bickel, W.
 		Fink, Amad˛ (cap.), Friedlńnder, G. Aeby. Coach: K. Rappan. 
ITALIA: 	Sentimenti IV (Juventus) 1, Ballarin (Torino) 1, Maroso (Torino) 1,
 		Castigliano (Torino) 1, C. Parola (Juventus) 1, Grezar (Torino) 2,
 		Biavati (Bologna) 16, Loik (Torino) 3, Piola (Juventus) 31 (cap.),
 		V. Mazzola (Torino) 3, Ferraris II (Torino) 11. Coach: V. Pozzo.
Referee: Sdez (France).
Scorers: 3' Piola pen. (I), 25' and 37' Amad˛, 47' Loik (I),
         63' and 69' Biavati (I), 78' Aeby, 84' Amad˛
Attendance: 25,000

1946

160.
Milano (Stadio Comunale, San Siro) - Sunday, 1 December 1946 - h. 14,30
ITALIA - AUSTRIA 		3-2 (2-1) 	Friendly
ITALIA: 	Sentimenti IV (Juventus) 2, Maroso (Torino) 2, Rava (Alessandria)
 		30, Depetrini (Juventus) 12, C. Parola (Juventus) 2, Grezar (Torino)
 		3, Biavati (Bologna) 17, Castigliano (Torino) 2, Piola (Juventus) 32
 		(cap.), V. Mazzola (Torino) 4, Ferraris II (Torino) 12. Coach: V.
 		Pozzo. 
AUSTRIA: 	Zeman, Pavuza, Bortoli, Brinek, Gernhardt, Joksch, Melchior, Wagner
 		(46' Decker), Epp, Hahnemann (cap.), Stojaspal. Coach: E. Bauer.
Referee: Scherz (Switzerland).
Scorers: 8' Castigliano, 16' V. Mazzola, 40' Epp (A), 64' Piola, 90' Stojaspal (A)
Attendance: 53,000
Note: Last match for Rava

1947

161.
Firenze (Stadio Comunale) - Sunday, 27 April 1947 - h. 16,00
ITALIA - SWITZERLAND 	5-2 (2-1) 	Friendly
ITALIA: 	Sentimenti IV (Juventus) 3, Ballarin (Torino) 2, Maroso (Torino) 3,
 		Grezar (Torino) 4, C. Parola (Juventus) 3, Castigliano (Torino) 3,
 		Menti II (Torino) 1, Loik (Torino) 4, Gabetto (Torino) 2, V. Mazzola
 		(Torino) 5, Ferraris II (Torino) 13 (cap.). Coach: V. Pozzo. 
SWITZERLAND:    Ballabio, Gyger, Steffen, Tanner, Eggimann, Bocquet, Bickel, R.
 		Hasler, Amad˛ (cap.), Maillard, Fatton. Coach: K. Rappan.
Referee: Beck (Austria).
Scorers: 12' Mazzola V., 23' Fatton (S), 35' Loik, 58' and 60' Menti II,
         69' Bocquet pen. (S), 88' Menti II
Attendance: 45,000

162.
Torino (Stadio Comunale) - Sunday, 11 May 1947 - h. 16,00
ITALIA - HUNGARY 		3-2 (1-0) 	Friendly
ITALIA: 	Sentimenti IV (Juventus) 4, Ballarin (Torino) 3, Maroso (Torino) 4,
 		Grezar (Torino) 5, Rigamonti (Torino) 1, Castigliano (Torino) 4,
 		Menti II (Torino) 2, Loik (Torino) 5, Gabetto (Torino) 3, V. Mazzola
 		(Torino) 6, Ferraris II (Torino) 14 (cap.). Coach: V. Pozzo. 
HUNGARY: 	G. Toth, Rudas, Balogh II, Kiradi, SzŘcs S., Nagymarosi, Egresi,
 		Szusa, Zsengeller (cap.), Puskas, Patkolo (Szilagyi I). Coach:
 		Gallowich.
Referee: Von Wartzburg (Switzerland).
Scorers: 24' Gabetto, 52' Szusa (H), 70' Gabetto, 76' Puskas pen. (H), 89' Loik
Attendance: 73,000

163.
Wien (Wiener Stadion, Prater) - Sunday, 9 November 1947 - h. 14,30
AUSTRIA - ITALIA 		5-1 (3-0) 	Friendly
AUSTRIA: 	Zeman, Pavuza, Happel, Brinek, Ocwirk, Joksch, Bichler, Hahnemann
 		(cap.), Wagner, Stojaspal, K÷rner II. Coach: E. Bauer
ITALIA: 	Sentimenti IV (Juventus) 5 (46' Franzosi (Inter) 1), Ballarin
 		(Torino) 4, Maroso (Torino) 5, Malinverni (Modena) 1, C. Parola
 		(Juventus) 4, Campatelli (Inter) 6 (46' Castigliano (Torino) 5),
 		Biavati (Bologna) 18, Piola (Novara) 33 (cap.), Boniperti (Juventus)
 		1, V. Mazzola (Torino) 7, Carapellese (Milan) 1. Coach: V. Pozzo.
Referee: Roskota (Czechoslovakia).
Scorers: 23' K÷rner II, 30' Ocwirk, 35' Brinek, 68' Stojaspal, 78' Brinek,
         89' Carapellese (I)
Attendance: 60,000
Note: Last match for Biavati

164.
Bari (Stadio della Vittoria) - Sunday, 14 December 1947 - h. 14,30
ITALIA - CZECHOSLOVAKIA 3-1 (1-0) 	Friendly
ITALIA: 	V. Bacigalupo (Torino) 1, Ballarin (Torino) 5, Maroso (Torino) 6,
 		Annovazzi (Milan) 1, C. Parola (Juventus) 5, Grezar (Torino) 6,
 		Menti II (Torino) 3, Loik (Torino) 6, Gabetto (Torino) 4, V. Mazzola
 		(Torino) 8 (cap.), Carapellese (Milan) 2. Coach: V. Pozzo.
CZECHOSLOVAKIA: Kopecky (5' K. Horak), Senecky (cap.), Kolscy, Vedral, Balazi,
 		Karel, Koksejn, Kubala, Krizak (30' A. Bradac), Riha, Simansky.
                Coach: Fadrhonc.
Referee: Beranek (Austria).
Scorers: 10' Menti II, 58' Gabetto, 63' Carapellese, 84' Riha (C)
Attendance: 30,000

1948

165.
Paris (Stade de Colombes) - Sunday, 4 April 1948 - h. 15,00
FRANCE - ITALIA 		1-3 (0-3) 	Friendly
FRANCE: 	Domingo, Grillon, Marche, Cuissard, Jonquet, Prouff, Alpsteg,
 		Heisserer (cap.), Baratte, Ben Barek, Vaast. Coach: G. Barreau.
ITALIA: 	Bacigalupo (Torino) 2, Ballarin (Torino) 6, Eliani (Fiorentina) 1,
 		Annovazzi (Milan) 2, Rigamonti (Torino) 2, Grezar (Torino) 7, Menti
 		II (Torino) 4, Loik (Torino) 7, Gabetto (Torino) 5, V. Mazzola
 		(Torino) 9 (cap.), Carapellese (Milan) 3. Coach: V. Pozzo.
Referee: Ellis (England).
Scorers: 31' Carapellese, 36' Gabetto, 38' Carapellese, 71' Baratte pen. (F)
Attendance: 60,000

166.
Torino (Stadio Comunale) - Sunday, 16 May 1948 - h. 17,00
ITALIA - ENGLAND 		0-4 (0-2) 	Friendly
ITALIA: 	V. Bacigalupo (Torino) 3, Ballarin (Torino) 7, Eliani (Fiorentina)
 		2, Annovazzi (Milan) 3, C. Parola (Juventus) 6, Grezar (Torino) 8,
 		Menti II (Torino) 5, Loik (Torino) 8, Gabetto (Torino) 6, V. Mazzola
 		(Torino) 10 (cap.), Carapellese (Milan) 4. Coach: V. Pozzo.
ENGLAND: 	Swift (cap.), Scott, J. Howe, W. Wright, Franklin, Cockburn, S.
 		Matthews, Mortensen, Lawton, Mannion, Finney. Coach: W. Winterbottom.
Referee: Escartin (Spain).
Scorers: 4' Mortensen, 23' Lawton, 70' and 72' Finney
Attendance: 50,000

167.
Brentford (Griffin Park) - Monday, 2 August 1948 - h. 18,30
ITALIA - U.S.A. 		9-0 (2-0) 	XIV Olympic Games (First Round)
ITALIA: 	Casari (Atalanta) 1, G. Giovannini (Bologna) 1, Stellin (Genoa) 1,
 		Presca (Triestina) 1, M. Neri (Modena) 1 (cap.), Mari (Atalanta) 1,
 		Caviglioli (Pro Patria) 1, Turconi II (Pro Patria) 1, Pernigo
 		(Modena) 1, V. Cassani (Modena) 1, Caprile (Legnano) 1. Coach: V.
 		Pozzo.
U.S.A.: 	Strimel, Costa (cap.), Martin, Colombo, Ferreira, Bahr, Beckham,
 		J.B. Souza, Bertani, McLaughlin, E. Souza. Coach: W. Glieser.
Referee: Delasalle (France).
Scorers: 2' Pernigo, 25 Stellin pen., 46' Turconi II, 57' Pernigo,
         72' and 87' Caviglioli, 88' Pernigo, 89' Caprile, 90' Pernigo
Attendance: 20,000
Note: All players are at first match like in Berlin 1936.

168.
Londra (Arsenal Stadium, Highbury) - Thursday, 5 August 1948 - h. 18,30
DENMARK - ITALIA 		3-5 (0-1) 	XIV Olympic Games (Quarter final)
DENMARK: 	Nielsen, V. Jensen, Overgaard, Pilmark, Írnvold, I. Jensen, Ploeger,
 		K.A. Hansen (cap.), Praest, J. Hansen, Seebach. Technical
 		Commission.
ITALIA: 	Casari (Atalanta) 2, G. Giovannini (Bologna) 2, Stellin (Genoa) 2,
 		Maestrelli (Bari) 1, M. Neri (Modena) 2 (cap.), Mari (Atalanta) 2,
 		Caviglioli (Pro Patria) 2, Turconi II (Pro Patria) 2, Pernigo
 		(Modena) 2, V. Cassani (Modena) 2, Caprile (Legnano) 2. Coach: V.
 		Pozzo.
Referee: Ling (England).
Scorers: 31' J. Hansen, 49' Caviglioli (I), 55' J. Hansen, 67' Caprile (I),
         75' J. Hansen, 79' Pernigo (I), 81' J. Hansen, 83' Ploeger
Attendance: 12,000
Note: Last match for Vittorio Pozzo as Technical Director. He left after 2 World
      Cups and an Olympic Gold Medal

1949

169.
Genova (Stadio Comunale "Luigi Ferraris") - Sunday, 27 February 1949 - h. 15,00
ITALIA - PORTUGAL 	4-1 (0-1) 	Friendly
ITALIA: 	V. Bacigalupo (Torino) 4, Ballarin (Torino) 8, Maroso (Torino) 7,
 		Annovazzi (Milan) 4, Tognon (Milan) 1, Castigliano (Torino) 6, Menti
 		II (Torino) 6, Loik (Torino) 9, Baldini (Sampdoria) 1, V. Mazzola
 		(Torino) 11 (cap.), Carapellese (Milan) 5. Federation's Technical
 		Commission.
PORTUGAL: 	Barrigana, Virgilio, Serafim, Canario, Feliciano, Fr. Ferreira
 		(cap.), Lourenšo, Vasques, Peyroteo, Travašos, Albano. Coach: A.
 		Silva.
Referee: Sdez (France).
Scorers: 21' Lourenšo (P), 57' Menti II, 67' Carapellese, 75' V. Mazzola,
         81' Maroso
Attendance: 60,000

170.
Madrid (Estadio Chamartin) - Sunday, 27 March 1949 - h. 16,30
SPAIN - ITALIA 		1-3 (1-1)	Friendly
SPAIN:  	I. Eizaguirre, Riera, Lozano, Gonzalvo III, Aparicio, Puchades, Epi (cap.),
                Silva, Zarra, Hernandez (46' Cesar), Gainza. Coach: Eizaguirre.
ITALIA: 	V. Bacigalupo (Torino) 5, Ballarin (Torino) 9, Becattini (Genoa) 1,
 		Annovazzi (Milan) 5, Rigamonti (Torino) 3, Castigliano (Torino) 7,
 		Menti II (Torino) 7, Lorenzi (Inter) 1, Amadei (Inter) 1, V. Mazzola
 		(Torino) 12 (cap.), Carapellese (Milan) 6. Federation's Technical
 		Commission.
Referee: Ling (England).
Scorers: 9' Lorenzi, 34' Gainza rig. (S), 48' Carapellese, 50' Amadei
Attendance: 80,000
Note: Last match before the Superga airplane crash. At 86' Gainza missed a penalty.

171.
Firenze (Stadio Comunale) - Sunday, 22 May 1949 - h. 16,30
ITALIA - AUSTRIA 		3-1 (3-0)	International Cup (5th Tournament, 1st Match)
ITALIA: 	Franzosi(Inter) 2, Bertuccelli(Lucchese) 1, F. Rosetta (Fiorentina)
 		1, Annovazzi (Milan) 6, Tognon (Milan) 2, Fattori (Inter) 1,
 		Boniperti (Juventus) 2, Lorenzi (Inter) 2, Amadei (Inter) 2,
 		Cappello IV (Bologna) 1, Carapellese (Milan) 7 (cap.). Federation's
 		Technical Commission.
AUSTRIA: 	Zeman, Kowanz, Happel, Hanappi, Ocwirk, Gernhardt, Melchior I,
 		Habitzl, Huber, Stojaspal (cap.), Aurednik (46' Kominek).
                Coach: W. Nausch.
Referee: Lutz (Switzerland).
Scorers: 26' Cappello IV, 42' Amadei, 43' Boniperti, 70' Huber (A)
Attendance: 85,000

172.
Budapest (Ujpest) - Sunday, 12 Juin 1949 - h. 18,00
HUNGARY - ITALIA 		1-1 (1-1)	International Cup (5th Tournament, 2nd Match)
HUNGARY: 	Henni, Rudas, Balogh II (cap.), Bozsik, B÷rzsei, Lakat, Budai II, S.
 		Kocsis, Deak, Szusza, Puskas. Coach: Lyka.
ITALIA: 	G. Moro ((Bari) 1, A. Giovannini (Inter) 1, Becattini (Genoa) 2,
 		Annovazzi (Milan) 7, Tognon (Milan) 3, Fattori (Inter) 2, Boniperti
 		(Juventus) 3, Lorenzi (Inter) 3, Amadei (Inter) 3, Cappello IV
 		(Bologna) 2, Carapellese (Milan) 8 (cap.). Federation's Technical
 		Commission.
Referee: Evans (England).
Scorers: 11' Carapellese (I), 29' Deak
Attendance: 45,000

173.
London (Tottenham Stadium) - Wednesday, 30 November 1949 - h. 14,15
ENGLAND - ITALIA 		2-0 (0-0)	Friendly
ENGLAND: 	Williams, Ramsey, Aston, Watson, Franklin, W. Wright (cap.), Finney,
 		Mortensen, J. Rowley, Pearson, J. Froggat. Coach: W. Winterbottom.
ITALIA: 	G. Moro (Torino) 2, Bertuccelli (Juventus) 2, Giovannini A. (Inter)
 		2, Annovazzi (Milan) 8, C. Parola (Juventus) 7, Piccinini (Juventus)
 		1, Boniperti (Juventus) 4, Lorenzi (Inter) 4, Amadei (Inter) 4,
 		Martino (Juventus) 1, Carapellese (Torino) 9 (cap.). Federation's
 		Technical Commission.
Referee: Mowat (Scotland).
Scorers: 75' J. Rowley, 79' W. Wright
Attendance: 60,000




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