[post_page_title]Republic of Ireland 1-0 Italy, USA 1994[/post_page_title]
2010 was not the first time Italy underperformed on their return as champions. In 1994 Italy were facing an Irish team that not many people fancied to get a result. Italy had the incredible Roberto Baggio in their team, but Ireland somehow found a way to keep him and his other teammates from scoring. The result is one of the most famous in Irish soccer history. Italy would go on to reach the final in 1994 but lost out to Brazil in a penalty shootout.
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