Italy ratings: Chiesa hits stunner, Barella provides spark

Simon Collings was at Wembley to run the rule over Italy…

A calm and composing presence at the back. Made a good save to deny Dani Olmo in the first half.

Solid game from the full-back. Didn’t get forward as much as Emerson, but defensively he did his job well.

Struggled with Spain’s lively forwards at times, whose movement was very effective and difficult to manage, but dug in well.

Not a vintage display by the centre-back’s high Spaniards, but still decent. Will be annoyed his club team-mate, Alvaro Morata, scored against him.

Actually did a decent job at filling in for the injured Leonardo Spinazzola. Got forward when he could and hit the post with an effort.

Probably the best of Italy’s midfield three. Looked dangerous when he broke from midfield and got forward.

Tried to replicate Sergio Busquets job of screening the defence. Solid performance, if nothing to write home about.

Worked hard but was undeniable out shone by the Spain midfield. Taken off with around 15 minutes to go.

Federico Chiesa 8 | Star man

Ran and worked his socks off all night. Got his just rewards by scoring a brilliant goal that he wrapped into the far corner.

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