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Thursday, 29 June, 2000, 20:50 GMT 21:50 UK
Holland v Italy clockwatch
Italy's Zambrotta sees red in the 33rd minute
FT: Holland 0-0 Italy
(Italy win 3-1 on penalties)

2 mins: A delicate pass into the area by Bergkamp puts Cocu through on Toldo, but he scoops the ball over the bar.

7 mins: First corner of the game as the Dutch get the better of the early exchanges, but Italy clear the danger.

11 mins: The unmarked Bergkamp heads wide from Van Bronckhorst's excellent cross from the left.

14 mins: The Italian defence back off and Bergkamp hits a low right-footed shot which hits the post. Zambrotta is booked for a rash challenge on Zenden moments later.

17 mins: Juliano is shown the yellow card for fouling Overmars.

25 mins: Cocu goes close after Stam heads on Van Bronckhorst's free kick.

27 mins: Zenden is booked for diving in the Italian area under a challenge from Nesta.

Overmars & Di Biagio
Overmars on the ball
33 mins: Italy down to 10 men as Zambrotta commits his second bookable offence - another foul on Zenden - and is given his marching orders.

37 mins: Penalty to Holland as Nesta tugs Kluivert's shirt, but Toldo pulls off a great save from Frank de Boer's spot kick.

43 mins: Kluivert puts in a powerful header from Bosvelt's pass but Toldo makes a comfortable save.

45 mins: Excellent close control from Kluivert in the Italian box creates another chance but he mishits his shot. Maldini is booked for dissent a minute later.

Second half - 47 mins: Van der Sar takes no chances with a shot from Fiore which takes a deflection, putting it out for a corner.

50 mins: Davids booked for a foul on Albertini.

58 mins: Toldo holds onto a snap shot from Zenden as Holland begin to exert their dominance after a spell of Italian pressure.

Patrick Kluivert
Kluivert hit the post from the spot
61 mins:Second Dutch penalty as Juliano brings down Davids, but Kluivert hits the post.

70 mins: A fierce 25-yard shot from Van Bronckhorst goes just wide.

83 mins: A well-timed tackle from De Boer denies Delvecchio after Totti's pass puts him through on Van der Sar.

90 mins: After making a strong run, Delvecchio hits a poor shot which is easily saved by Van der Sar. Match goes to 'golden goal' extra time.

Extra Time - 92 mins: Stam booked for foul on Totti.

99 mins: Delvecchio is presented with Italy's best chance so far by a long ball out of defence, but Van der Sar makes a good save.

107 mins: Kluivert goes close with a left-footed shot.

114 mins: Seedorf tries a low curling strike from the edge of the Italian area.

119 mins: Van Bronckhorst's cross from the left finds Kluivert but his header goes wide.

Full-time score 0-0: penalties

Di Biago scores: Italy 1-0 Holland

De Boer sees Toldo save his spot-kick for the second time: Italy 1-0 Holland

Pessotto scores: Italy 2-0 Holland

Stam skies the ball way over the bar and misses: Italy 2-0 Holland

Totti scores: Italy 3-0 Holland

Kluivert scores - but is it too late? Italy 3-1 Holland

Maldini steps up to convert what could be the winner... but Van der Sar saves: Italy 3-1 Holland

Bosvelt needs to score to keep Holland alive... but he fails. Italy go through to the final of Euro 2000.

Italy: Toldo, Cannavaro, Iuliano, Nesta, Zambrotta, Fiore (Totti, 82), Di Biagio, Albertini (Pessotto, 76), Maldini, Del Piero, Inzaghi (Delvecchio, 66). Subs: Abbiati, Antonioli, Ferrara, Negro, Di Livio, Ambrosini, Montella.

Holland: Van der Sar, Bosvelt, Stam, F. de Boer, Zenden (Van Vossen, 76), Overmars, Davids, Van Bronckhorst, Cocu (Winter, 94), Bergkamp (Seedorf, 86), Kluivert. Subs: de Goey, Westerveld, Reiziger, Konterman, R. de Boer, van Hooijdonk.

Referee: M Merk (Germany)

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See also:

29 Jun 00 | Euro2000
Italy through on penalties
29 Jun 00 | Holland
Dutch party turns sour
29 Jun 00 | Photo Gallery
Holland v Italy in pictures
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