Isco double, Morata’s goal seal win for Spain over hapless Italy (Watch video clips of goals)

Alvaro Morata

Real Madrid midfielder Isco and Chelsea striker Alvaro Morata were on hand to deliver devastating blows to Italy’s World Cup qualification aspiration as the La Roja ran away with 3-0 victory over the hard-fighting Azzurri. But Spain all-but-booked their place at the 2018 World Cup on Saturday, while Italy are heading to the play-off. Italy…

Betting suspended on Antonio Conte losing his job at Chelsea

Abramovich and Conte

Former Italy Coach Antonio Conte is under scrutiny after several bookmakers suspended betting on Chelsea giving him the sack. A flurry of suspicious bets in London prompted some betting companies to refuse any more money on him being the next Premier League manager to be axed. It is reported Conte was not at the club’s…

Gigi Buffon wants Balotelli in Italian national team

Buffon and Balotelli

Italy captain Gigi Buffon is confident Mario Balotelli “would find space” in the Azzurri squad if he continues his current Nice form. The striker has rediscovered his scoring touch and calm in Ligue 1, but still hasn’t been recalled for international duty. “Balotelli is going through a strong period of form, so if he were…