Italy's route to the World Cup finals

May 20 (Reuters) - Italy's route to the World Cup finals in South Africa from June 11 to July 11:

HOW THEY QUALIFIED

European Group Eight

P W D L F A Pts

1. Italy 10 7 3 0 18 7 24

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2. Ireland 10 4 6 0 12 8 18

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3. Bulgaria 10 3 5 2 17 13 14

4. Cyprus 10 2 3 5 14 16 9

5. Montenegro 10 1 6 3 9 14 9

6. Georgia 10 0 3 7 7 19 3

* Group winners qualify for 2010 World Cup finals

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WCQ: 06.09.08

Cyprus 1 Italy 2

In Larnaca

Scorers:

Cyprus: Efstathios Aloneftis 28

Italy: Antonio di Natale 8, 90+2

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WCQ: 10.09.08

Italy 2 Georgia 0

In Udine

Scorer: Daniele De Rossi 17, 89

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WCQ: 11.10.08

Bulgaria 0 Italy 0

In Sofia

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WCQ: 15.10.08

Italy 2 Montenegro 1

In Lecce

Scorers:

Italy: Alberto Aquilani 8, 29

Montenegro: Mirko Vucinic 19

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WCQ: 28.03.09

Montenegro 0 Italy 2

In Podgorica

Scorers: Andrea Pirlo 11pen, Gianpaolo Pazzini 75

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WCQ: 01.04.09

Italy 1 Republic of Ireland 1

In Bari

Scorers:

Italy: Vincenzo Iaquinta 10

Republic of Ireland: Robbie Keane 88

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WCQ: 05.09.09

Georgia 0 Italy 2

In Tbilisi

Scorer: Kakha Kaladze 56og, 66og

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WCQ: 09.09.09

Italy 2 Bulgaria 0

In Turin