European champions Italy will miss their second consecutive World Cup after Alexsandar Trajkovski’s stunning late winner for minnows North Macedonia.
The Azzurri failed in the play-off semifinals in one of the biggest qualifying shocks in history.
Alessandro Bastoni and co can’t believe it as North Macedonia reach the World Cup finals[/caption]
It means Cristiano Ronaldo is a big step closer to reaching the finals as his Portuguese side will now meet North Macedonia in the decider for a place in Qatar.
Trajkovski struck from long range after Chelsea midfielder Jorginho missed a header from Italy – shocking the whole of Italy
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North Macedonia winger Alexsandar Trajkovski was the impressive late hero[/caption]
https://www.the-sun.com/sport/football/premier-league/4971782/italy-0-north-macedonia-1-european-champions-stunned-by-minnows-in-play-off-and-will-miss-second-world-cup-in-a-row/ Italy 1 North Macedonia: Azzurri miss out on a second consecutive World Cup as the European champions are stunned by an injury-time scream