Italy to host fellow qualifier Romania in November friendly
ROME (AP) Italy will host Romania in a friendly next month in a matchup of teams that have both qualified for the European Championship.
The Italian football federation says the game will be played Nov. 17 at the Renato Dall’Ara stadium in Bologna.
Italy won Group H of Euro 2016 qualifying while Romania finished second behind Northern Ireland in Group F.
The match will come four days after Italy travels to face top-ranked Belgium in another friendly announced earlier this week.
Against Romania, Italy has 10 wins, four draws and two losses. The last time the teams met they drew 1-1 in a November friendly five years ago.
Italy will face Spain and Germany in friendlies in March.
Italy has won nine matches, drawn four and lost once under coach Antonio Conte.