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League of Nations review: Italy beats Hungary, Turkey beats Lithuania |  Sky News football news

League of Nations review: Italy beats Hungary, Turkey beats Lithuania | Sky News football news

Italy took a one-point lead at the top of Group A3 after beating Hungary 2-1 in their League of Nations match at Cesena.

The European champions, who failed to qualify for the World Cup, took the lead thanks to tough guidance from Nicolo Barella, while Lorenzo Pellegrini doubled his lead just before the break.

Hungary – who beat England in Budapest on Saturday – pulled back thanks to an own goal from Azzurri defender Gianluca Mancini at the point, but failed to equalize.

A delayed penalty of England captain Harry Kane has drawn 1-1 against Germany in Munich.

Elsewhere in the League of Nations…

In group B3, Bosnia and Herzegovina to beat Romania 1-0 in Zenica with a goal in the second half by substitute Smail Prevljak to record the first victory in eight matches of the League of Nations.

Bayer Leverkusen striker Joel Pohjanpalo scored two goals in the seven-minute time frame in the first half. finland to beat Mali i Zi 2-0 in Helsinki to sit second in the lead.

Turkey beaten Lithuania 6-0 in Vilnius to make two wins out of two in Group C1.

Dogukan Sinik scored two goals in the opening 14 minutes, with Fenerbahce veteran striker Serdar Dursun scoring another from the penalty spot before finishing his double nine minutes later.

Substitutes Yunus Akgun and Halil Dervisoglu ended things with late goals in the knockout stages, while Lithuania suffered their 14th loss in 17 international appearances.

Gerson Rodrigues’s penalty 15 minutes from the time given Luxembourg a 1-0 victory against Faroe Islands at Torsvollur, where the hosts finished with nine players after Rene Joensen and Solvi Vatnhamar were sent off in the second half.

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