World Cup qualifier: Italy sets new record, remains unbeaten in consecutive 36 matches

Italian national football team has a new record for longest unbeaten run by a team in International football. They were held draw by Switzerland on Sunday night in World Cup qualifiers.


Italian national football team has a new record to their name. They are the first team to remain unbeaten for the consecutive 36 international matches. Thus run of Italy was continued throughout Euro 2020. They are also the champions of the Euro 2020 Cup after defeating England’s national football team in the finals in penalties.

Italy team is currently competing in the World Cup qualifiers and they haven’t lost a single game there as well. The unbeaten run of the Italian national football team was started in the year 2018 and it’s continuing. Roberto Mancini’s (Italian football team manager) side has last faced a defeat in 2018 which was against Portugal by 1-0. However, the Manchester United forward and Portugal captain, Cristiano Ronaldo was not playing in this match. Italy’s unbeaten streak was started on 10th October 2018 when they were against Ukraine in their home stadium. However their longest unbeaten run was not started with a win, it was started with a draw.

The Euro 2020 winners have now gone into their 36th match without a loss. Mancini’s side was against Switzerland on Sunday night, where they were held to draw. Even if there were no goals scored in this match, the Italian football team created history after the final whistle. Italy is currently leading their group in World Cup qualifiers with 3 wins in 5 matches. Seeing their performance in these years, it would not be wrong to say that the Italian football team is one of the favourites to lift the Qatar World Cup.