GROUP B: STADE DE LA MOSSON, MONTPELLIER. ATTENDANCE: 35,000
Goal: Di Biagio 8, Vieri 75, 89
Yellow cards: 2 (Costacurta, Di Biagio)
Red cards: 0
Free-kicks (against): 24
Coach: Cesare Maldini
Yellow cards: 4 (Wome, Njanka, Angibeaud, Song). Red cards: 1 (Kalla)
Free-kicks (against): 8
Coach: Claude Le Roy
3 min: Cameroon fortunate to escape when Albertini's searching pass almost offers Vieri opening.
6 min: Yellow card Wome (foul on Moriero).
7 min: Roberto Baggio's accurate centre decisively headed in by Di Biagio.
12 min: Italy cover first well organised Cameroon attack without sweat.
16 min: Yellow card Njanka (rough tackle on Roberto Baggio).
20 min: Songo'o out quickly to defy Vieri.
22 min: Songo'o does same to Vieri but this time concedes corner. Italy pressing hard.
25 min: Yellow card Costacurta (Sunday morning tackle on Angibeaud).
35 min: Cameroon forcing frowns on Italian bench as Italy forfeit midfield control.
41 min: Roberto Baggio leads first Italian attack for five minutes.
42 min: Red card Kalla (slid over ball, hitting Di Biagio hard on thigh).
56 min: Mboma gets half chance as Italy rock. 57 min: Substitute Job's shot touched round by Pagliuca.
60 min: Italy only counter-attacking. Vieri misses from one. Songo'o comes out to stop the next.
62 min: Yellow card Di Biagio.
64 min: Del Piero arrives as substitute for Roberto Baggio.
68 min: Del Piero frustrated when Ndo gets behind own beaten 'keeper.
75 min: Vieri lifts long ball from Moriero over goalkeeper to score comfortable second Italian goal.
77 min: Yellow card Angibeaud (late tackle).
80 min: Del Piero brings desperate save from Songo'o.
84 min: Yellow card Song (tackle from behind on Del Piero.
90 min: Vieri pushes past Wome and is allowed to shoot past Songo'o to take his third goal in the competition.Reuse content