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Last Updated: Saturday, 6 September, 2003, 19:10 GMT 20:10 UK
Italy v Wales photos
Craig Bellamy warms up with his Welsh team-mates in the San Siro
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Craig Bellamy starts for Wales in this crunch Euro 2004 group nine clash with Italy, against the wishes of his club Newcastle
Welsh fans soak up the atmosphere in San Siro
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An estimated 8,000 Wales fans make the trip to the San Siro in Milan and provide plenty of vocal support
Robbie Savage hooks clear a chance
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Wales are the underdogs despite their 2-1 victory over Italy last year and Robbie Savage (right) clears an early chance for the home side
Gianluigi Buffon pushes John Hartson
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The match becomes very heated and goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon is booked for getting involved in a fracas with John Hartson
Robbie Savage is shown the yellow card by German referee Markus Merk
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Savage is shown the yellow card by German referee Markus Merk and will miss Wales' match against Finland on Wednesday
Ryan Giggs edges in front of Christian Panucci
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Wales have their chances with Ryan Giggs in particular terrorising Christian Panucci down the left
Christian Vieri climbs above Robert Page to head a goal
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Christian Vieri plays despite an injury worry but tigerish Wales defending ensures the first half finishes goalless
Filippo Inzaghi celebrates his opening goal against Wales
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Wales' resistance is broken on 58 minutes when Filippo Inzaghi swoops to knock in a rebound after Vieri hits the bar
Filippo Inzaghi turns away as he scores his second
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Inzaghi is at it again just four minutes later, turning home substitute Masssimo Oddo's superb cross
Filippo Inzaghi slots past Paul Jones for his third goal
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Inzaghi completes his hat-trick soon after to extinguish all Welsh hopes and send Italy to the top of the group
The Italian players celebrate
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After Alessandro Del Piero slots home a penalty for Italy's fourth the relief is clear for all to see as Italy take charge of group nine

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