Belfast Telegraph

Tuesday 16 September 2014

Italy v Northern Ireland player ratings

Maik Taylor - 8
An ill-fitting end to an illustrious international career, Taylor was given little chance with the pin-point finishes for Cassano's goals but made three smart saves.
Lee Hodson - 6
Troubled by the movement of Parma's Sebastian Giovinco but should not be disheartened given the midfielder's recent Serie A form. Stuck to his task admirably for the duration.
Niall McGinn (for Gorman, 82 mins) - 5
Looked bright.

Italy 3 Northern Ireland 0: Northern Ireland performances rated.

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