Italy will not get to travel to Russia for the 2018 World Cup. It is the country's first time not qualifying. Italy is a four-time World Cup winner and has always made it to the finale since 1958. It all happened on Monday during the team's game against Sweden. Italy lost 1-0 on aggregate.
Italy started the UEFA World Cup Qualifying Playoff Round against Sweden as massive favourites to go through to the 2018 FIFA World Cup. However, things got... SoccerNews.com - SportsAlso reported by •MailOnline •Goal.com
A second-half goal by Sweden substitute Jakob Johansson was enough to beat Italy 1-0 and put his side in the driving seat after their World Cup playoff first leg... The Age - Front PageAlso reported by •RTE.ie