Italy’s Under-21 side thrashed Scotland 4-1 in an Edinburgh friendly with Ciro Immobile and Lorenzo Insigne among those on target.
Ciro Ferrara took his Azzurrini to Easter Road for a test this evening and they were absolutely dominant.
Alessandro Florenzi’s early free header from a Giulio Donati cross was cancelled out by Gary Mackay-Steven, but the second half was one-way traffic.
Immobile restored the advantage by bursting through the middle of the Scottish defence and Sansone hit the bar before Insigne curled a wonderful free kick into the top corner.
Samuele Longo added a fourth late on to complete the rout.
Scotland 1-4 Italy
Scorers: Florenzi 8 (I), Mackay-Steven 33 (S), Immobile 55 (I), Insigne 75 (I), Longo 89 (I)
Scotland U21: Ridgers (Adam 46), Jack (Toshney 80), Wilson, Perry, Hanlon (Shinnie 80), Wotherspoon (Palmer 77), Kelly (McGeouch 46), Allan (McLean 61), Mackay-Steven (Armstrong 76), MacDonald (Feruz 61), Russell (McCabe 46), Adam (Edwards 52)
Italy U21: Colombi (Pinsoglio 56), Donati (De Sciglio 77), Capuano, Rossi (Crimi 46), Caldirola (Antei 46), Crescenzi, Sansone (De Luca 77), Florenzi (Viviani 77), Verratti, Insigne (Forestieri 83), Immobile (Longo 83)
Ref: Oliver (Eng)