Italy have moved to within a point of Euro 2016 qualifying Group H leaders Croatia on Thursday as their rivals were deducted a point by UEFA.
UEFA announced that the Croatian Football Federation (HNS) had been docked one point because of the racist behaviour of their fans during the 1-1 draw with Italy in Split last month. Television pictures of the game showed how a swastika had been drawn on the pitch.
"The HNS has also been ordered to play its next two home matches in UEFA competition behind...
Real Madrid's Martin Odegaard impressed but could not help Norway find a breakthrough in a goalless draw with Sweden on Monday.
The 16-year-old created multiple scoring chances and looked much more lively than Sweden star Zalatan Ibrahimovic, who missed an opportunity to score in the first half.
Norway striker Alexander Soderlund could have had a hat trick as the hosts had the better of the ball after half-time, though Sweden also came close in the closing minutes.
The last chance fell to Norway...
Eder marked his Italy debut in style with a brilliant equaliser as they kept their Euro 2016 qualifying run going in Bulgaria.
The Azzurri had not lost in 44 qualifying fixtures going into this clash -- a run dating back to 2006 -- but that was seriously under threat as they trailed 2-1 with eight minutes left.
But Sampdoria's Brazil-born striker had other ideas and curled in an equaliser from the edge of the box to secure a 2-2 draw.
It had looked as though new Bulgaria coach Ivaylo Petev was going...