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With a clear 5-0 victory, Italy beats Colombia at the Brunico Masters, scheduled at the Intercable Arena until 3 June. The Azzurri lead the game right away and always risk little.
After a first phase of study, it is Italy that touches the net with David Stricker who fails to tap into the winner. After 2:40 from the start of the fraction, the Azzurri have the first power play they can take advantage of. Italy creates several chances but finds the net with Mattia Pazzaglia only 30 seconds from the end of the superiority. It passes a little and Oberrauch nearly doubles. Italy puts Colombia under pressure and at 5:59 they double up with Pazzaglia. Colombia responds with Monroy calling into question the blue goalie Guichardaz. The Azzurri controlled the result by conceding to Colombia few chances in the restart. At 5:09 from the siren, Italy can try to take advantage of the second power play. For the second time Italy takes advantage of the superiority by finding the 3 to 0 with David Stricker. In the last minutes Italy administers the result and the first fraction ends on 3 to 0 in favor of the Azzurri.
At the start of the second half, Colombia immediately became aggressive with Osorio calling into question the blue goalie. After 52 seconds, however, the Colombians commit a foul and Italy can count on the third power play. For the third time Italy exploits the numerical superiority and with Max Oberrauch finds the fourth goal. In the sixth minute Eugenio Forero from Colombia engages Guichardaz with a nice shot but the blue goalie doesn't let himself be surprised. At 11:18 Oberrauch again, finds the 5-0 goal for Italy. The Azzurri control the game and there are few dangerous actions by Colombia with Guichardaz always attentive. Italy, on the other hand, calls Mendez into question several times, but the Colombian goalie is very careful and saves his team. In the last three minutes Colombia commits another foul. The Colombians emerge unscathed from the penalty and the match ends on 5 to 0 for Italy.