European Champions Italy To Miss World Cup After shock defeat to North Macedonia

 

 

Reigning Champions of Europe, Italy, are to miss the 2022 FIFA World Cup.

Italy suffered a heartbreaking 1-0 defeat to underrated North Macedonia in their World Cup play-off on Thursday night, March 24, 2022.

Italy dominated the match played at the Renzo Barbera stadium from start to finish but conceived a painful late goal.

A. Trajkovski scored the historic winner for North Macedonia in the 90+2′.

North Macedonia is to face Portugal in their final qualifier match for the World Cup.

Portugal defeated Turkey 3-1 on Thursday night as well and looks the favorite to progress to the World Cup.