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Seven different Italy goalscorers for the first time

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PALERMO, ITALY – NOVEMBER 18: Players of Italy celebrate after a penalty during the UEFA Euro 2020 Qualifier between Italy and Armenia on November 18, 2019 in Palermo, Italy. (Photo by Tullio M. Puglia/Getty Images)

Mancini may not have a certain Cristiano Ronaldo or Harry Kane to bang in the goals, but it looks like he doesn’t need them anyway.

Seven different players were incredibly on target through Ciro Immobile (twice), Nicolo Zaniolo (twice), Nicolo Barella, Alessio Romagnoli, Jorginho, Riccardo Orsolini and Federico Chiesa.

It’s the first time in the Azzurri history that such a thing happened in a game.

In fact, Mancini’s men have scored 17 times in their last three outings with 12 different players on target.