Juventus teenager Kean scores first Italy goal to help beat Finland

Juventus teenager Kean scores first Italy goal to help beat Finland
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  • calendar-gray 24 March 2019

Teenager Moise Kean scored his first international goal as Italy began their Euro 2020 qualifying campaign with a comfortable victory over Finland, ONAreports quoting BBC.

Juventus striker Kean, 19, was winning just his second Azzurri cap and converted a cool finish in the second half from Ciro Immobile's pass.

Roberto Mancini's side went ahead in the first half through Nicolo Barella's thumping shot which deflected in.

Norwich striker Teemu Pukki missed Finland's best chance from close range.

Italy missed out qualification for the 2018 World Cup and scored more than one goal in a game for only the second time in their past 18 internationals.

Juve winger Federico Bernardeschi could have grabbed another for the hosts, but struck wide from the edge of the box.

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