- Tag results for Italy vs Portugal
There was a lot of good interplay from the hosts with crisp, efficient passing in the best performance seen by an Italy side in a long time.
Italy vs Portugal: Lorenzo Insigne in spotlight as Azzurri look to bury World Cup demons in San Siro
A year on and the versatile 27-year-old has become an integral part of the new Italy side being built by coach Roberto Mancini, which is fighting for a place in the Nation's League semi-finals.
The optimism which followed Mancini’s appointment as Italy coach in May quickly drained away following their 1-0 loss to Portugal.