Date: 8th February 2011 at 5:12pm
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’s late penalty helped Italy to a 1-0 win against this afternoon in Empoli.

The striker, currently on loan at Sampdoria, converted the spot kick after ’s Ben Mee brought down Niccolo Giannetti with 2 minutes to go.

Macheda, who was also wearing the captain’s armband, takes his tally to 3 for Italy’s u21s after his brace against Turkey back in November.