REPORT: CROCIATI ON INTERNATIONAL DUTY

Parma, 16 October 2019 – Players are beginning to return to Collecchio after representing their respective national teams. In this dedicated report we will take a look at how they got on.

GAGLIOLO AND KULUSEVSKI (SWEDEN)
It’s three goals in two games for Dejan Kulusevski as he represented Sweden Under-21s in their qualfiying campaign for the U21 European Championship in 2021. He got a brace against Iceland and then scored a penalty against Luxembourg. The young Swedes have six points in Group 1 with three matches played. Riccardo Gagliolo was called up to the senior National Team for the first time, however he did not feature in Sweden’s two qualifying matches for Euro 2020 against Malta and Spain.

KUCKA (SLOVAKIA)
In Group E of Euro 2020 qualifiying Juraj Kucka scored a goal in Slovakia’s 1-1 draw away to Wales. Slovakia now have ten points from six matches. Kucka did not play during Slovakia’s second match, a friendly against Paraguay.

DERMAKU (ALBANIA)
Two matches for Kastriot Dermaku in Albania’s qualifying campaign for Euro 2020. The Crociati central defender played all 90 minutes in both Group H matches; firstly a 1-0 loss against Turkey followed by a 4-0 away win against Moldova. After eight games played, Albania have twelve points.

CORNELIUS (DENMARK)
Cornelius started for Denmark as they took on Group H rivals Switzerland as they continued with their qualifying campaign for Euro 2020. He played the whole match as the Danes won 1-0. During Denmark’s second match, a friendly against Luxembourg, the Crociati striker remained on the bench.