Robert Mancini had the benefit of trying to & # 39; going to the fourth in June today alive, but despite being pushing her for more than one hour in front of 73,000 spectators at the San Siro, we can find a way.
Instead, they won a goal that had hit the situation that faced Sweden since the end of the year hoping that they would reach the World Cup in Russia.
"It's really pleased to reach the final stage of this competition," said Fernando Santos coach.
"But it was a really difficult game, over the first half when we had to admit that we had a lot of problems."
Portugal's hostel will host Tuesday in Guimaraes, in a game that does not focus on each side.
But Santos said: "The final game against Poland will be important because it is in front of our supporters, who are always with us.
"We have to have a good game and win."
Santos's side had been hitting Italy's 1-0 in Lisbon and let him go to her. First weight from the guests with Lorenzo Insigne and Ciro Immobile going near her; first half.
Portugal was a threatened after her dismissal when William Carvalho was rejected by Gianluigi Donnarumma and Joao Mario put the place to burn over her. bar.
"I think we played an excellent game but we did not succeed in measuring the important information," said Mancini.
"We have been affecting Portugal and then there has been a fall in time after 70 minutes, which is just to be expected, as we can not play at half for 90 minutes.
"Even if we're disappointed not to win, I think we're all and we have little to do. the attack, "said Mancini after Italy to continue to attack, registration that had been hit at the San Siro.
100th head of Chiellini
The captain of Italy, Giorgio Chiellini, also appointed his head on Italy, just 14 years to the day he started against Finland.
The headquarters had to be saved from Rui Patricio after five minutes to shoot out of distance with the Porter-keeper. Cleaning into your Immobile route.
But the Lazio progressed the product over a chrom-chrom, also by Alessandro Florenzi. attempting from angle.
Leonardo Bonucci, who was a defender of AC Milan, was waiting for the people every time he spoke to him; a member after moving back to Juventus this season, and # 39; Get out of the series from a free trip.
Federico Chiesa came close to 53 minutes after a cross from Cristiano Biraghi continuing a good work from Marco Verratti but the defense of Portugal was cleared.
"I think we have the right way, because we've been control over 70 minutes with lots of play and great opportunities, but we need to do more of our scoring opportunities , "said the defendant Chiellini, who is a key player at Azzurri with eight goals.
"We worked so hard and then in the last half an hour we worked on our job, which took away the sharpness and meant that we were at risk of the back .
"Our foundations, we impacted on the European shops that managed and better things to come forward with time."
Italy is friendly against the United States in Genk on Tuesday.