Italy vs Bulgaria Live Score and Live Stream


Italy played Bulgaria at the Europe, Qualification, Group C of World Cup on September 2. The match kicked off 18:45 UTC and ended in a draw 1 - 1.

Federico Chiesa scored the first goal on the 16th minute of the game followed by a goal from Atanas Iliev who made the final score 1-1.

Italy national football team and Bulgaria national football team meet again 2 years after the Europe Qualification Group C match which Italy won 0-2. Italy national football team are having a solid run at the moment winning their matches against England, Spain, Belgium, Austria, Wales, Switzerland, Turkey, Czech Republic, San Marino, Lithuania, Bulgaria, Northern Ireland, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Poland and Estonia extending their unbeaten streak to 20 matches, however, one part of Italy national football team has trailed behind in terms of reliability—defence: they have been conceding goals for 4 consecutive matches now.

Bulgaria national football team, on the other hand, are preparing for the match after 2 defeats in a row from France and Russia being unable to win in their past 8 games. They're going to need to sort out the problems in the back first to improve the results as they have been conceding goals for 3 consecutive matches now.

ScoreBat is covering Italy vs Bulgaria in real time, providing the live stream and live score of the match, team line-ups, full match stats, live match commentary and official video highlights. We cover all World cup Europe, Qualification, Group C in real time and provide live streaming whenever possible.


Live Streaming

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We are updating team formations and line-ups for Italy - Bulgaria in real time.

Italy kicked off the game with Gianluigi Donnarumma, Emerson who got substituted by Lorenzo Pellegrini on the 90th minute, Francesco Acerbi, Leonardo Bonucci, Alessandro Florenzi who got substituted by Rafael Toloi on the 65th minute, Marco Verratti, Jorginho, Nicolo Barella who got substituted by Bryan Cristante on the 64th minute, Lorenzo Insigne who got substituted by Domenico Berardi on the 74th minute, Ciro Immobile who got substituted by Giacomo Raspadori on the 74th minute and Federico Chiesa as starters, with Alessandro Bastoni, Domenico Berardi, Federico Bernardeschi, Cristiano Biraghi, Gaetano Castrovilli, Giorgio Chiellini, Bryan Cristante, Pierluigi Gollini, Lorenzo Pellegrini, Giacomo Raspadori, Salvatore Sirigu and Rafael Toloi on the bench.

Bulgaria's starting eleven were Georgi Georgiev, Anton Nedyalkov, Petko Hristov, Valentin Antov, Andrea Hristov, Dominic Yankov who got substituted by Ivaylo Chochev on the 57th minute, Petar Vitanov who got substituted by Kristiyan Malinov on the 75th minute, Georgi Kostadinov, Georgi Yomov who got substituted by Spas Delev on the 46th minute, Atanas Iliev who got substituted by Kaloyan Krastev on the 70th minute and Kiril Despodov who got substituted by Radoslav Kirilov on the 75th minute, with Vasil Bozhikov, Ivaylo Chochev, Spas Delev, Ilian Ilianov Iliev, Dimitar Iliev, Radoslav Kirilov, Kaloyan Krastev, Kristiyan Malinov, Nikolay Mihaylov, Daniel Naumov, Ivan Turitsov and Dimitar Velkovski on the bench.

Referee showed the yellow card 4 times throughout the game. Nicolo Barella, Georgi Yomov, Rafael Toloi and Anton Nedyalkov were the ones to receive it.


Explore stats from Italy vs Bulgaria on ScoreBat - we are updating the numbers on this page every second of the game.

  • Ball Possession: 71 - 29
  • Total Attempts: 27 - 4
  • Shots On Target: 8 - 2
  • Saves: 1 - 7
  • Corners: 10 - 0
  • Completed Passes: 729 - 149
  • Fouls: 9 - 12
  • Total Passes: 836 - 251


Italy and Bulgaria have met 3 times since March 2015. Italy have won twice, 1 match ended in a draw. The most recent match between them took place on March 28, 2021 at the Europe, Qualification, Group C of World Cup where Italy won 0-2. Italy have scored 5 goals in these 3 head-to-head matches in total while Bulgaria have scored 2. So, overall, Italy have a better head-to-head record against Bulgaria in their recent history.

Italy have won 4 of their 8 matches in Europe, Qualification, Group C, drawing 4 and having 0 defeats this season. They have scored 13 goals - 1.63 per match, conceding 2 - 0.25 per match. Bulgaria have won 2 of their 8 matches in Europe, Qualification, Group C, drawing 2 and having 4 defeats this season. They have scored 6 goals - 0.75 per match, conceding 14 - 1.75 per match.

Recent Form

Italy are on a winning streak - they have won England, Spain, Belgium, Austria, Wales, Switzerland, Turkey, Czech Republic, San Marino, Lithuania, Bulgaria, Northern Ireland, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Poland and Estonia in their previous 15 matches while Bulgaria are on a losing streak - they have lost to France and Russia in their previous 2 matches. Overall, Italy have won 19 of their last 20 matches, losing 0 and drawing 1, while Bulgaria have won 2 of their last 20 matches, losing 13 and drawing 5.

Italy have won 6 times (1-1 against England on 11th of July, 1-1 against Spain on 6th of July, 1-2 against Belgium on 2nd of July, 2-1 against Austria on 26th of June, 1-0 against Wales on 20th of June and 3-0 against Switzerland on 16th of June) in their most recent 6 matches.

Bulgaria have lost 4 times (3-0 against France on 8th of June, 1-0 against Russia on 5th of June, 0-2 against Italy on 28th of March and 1-3 against Switzerland on 25th of March) and drew twice (1-1 against Slovakia on 1st of June and 0-0 against Northern Ireland on 31st of March) in their most recent 6 matches.

Team Streaks

  • Italy are undefeated in their previous 20 matches.
  • Italy have gone 10 consecutive home matches without a draw.
  • Bulgaria have failed to keep a clean sheet in their previous 3 away matches.

Live Standings

As always, World cup Europe, Qualification, Group C's live standings are availble and updated in real time. Italy are the 2nd in the table with 16 points after 8 matches, while Bulgaria are the 4th with 8 points in 8 matches.

Video Highlights

We are adding goal videos and full video highlights of the match between Italy and Bulgaria in real time. You can watch the goals by Federico Chiesa and Atanas Iliev as the videos of the goals are added usually minutes after the actual event if there are any official videos available. Full video highlights of Italy - Bulgaria are being added as they become available on the official social media channels of the league or the teams.

Live Commentary

  1. Full Time
    Match ends. Italy 1, Bulgaria 1.
  2. 90'
    Substitution for Italy. Lorenzo Pellegrini replaces Emerson
  3. 86'
    Anton Nedyalkov is shown the yellow card.
  4. 75'
    Substitution for Bulgaria. Kristiyan Malinov replaces Petar Vitanov
  5. 75'
    Substitution for Bulgaria. Radoslav Kirilov replaces Kiril Despodov
  6. 74'
    Substitution for Italy. Domenico Berardi replaces Lorenzo Insigne
  7. 74'
    Substitution for Italy. Giacomo Raspadori replaces Ciro Immobile
  8. 74'
    Rafael Toloi is shown the yellow card.
  9. 70'
    Substitution for Bulgaria. Kaloyan Krastev replaces Atanas Iliev
  10. 65'
    Substitution for Italy. Rafael Toloi replaces Alessandro Florenzi
  11. 64'
    Substitution for Italy. Bryan Cristante replaces Nicolo Barella
  12. 57'
    Substitution for Bulgaria. Ivaylo Chochev replaces Dominic Yankov
  13. 46'
    Substitution for Bulgaria. Spas Delev replaces Georgi Yomov
  14. Kick-off
    Second half begins
  15. Half Time - 1 : 1
    First half ends.
  16. 39'
    1 - 1
    Atanas Iliev scores for Bulgaria.
  17. 31'
    Georgi Yomov is shown the yellow card.
  18. 26'
    Nicolo Barella is shown the yellow card.
  19. 16'
    1 - 0
    Federico Chiesa scores for Italy.
  20. Kick-off
    First half begins