Italy Fails To Qualify For World Cup For First Time In 60 Years

Four-time champion Italy failed to qualify for the World Cup for the first time in six decades after losing its playoff to Sweden 1-0 on aggregate.  In a stunned San Siro, Italy dominated possession and had chances to overcome the Swedes and win the game, but they failed to produce the quality required to put the ball into the net. 

Sweden advances to its first World Cup since 2006.

Misfiring Italy fail to reach World Cup as Sweden go through


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