On Monday, Italy was held to a 0-0 draw against Northern Ireland in its final World Cup qualifier, while Switzerland beat Bulgaria 4-0 to clinch the top spot in Group C and qualify for next year’s tournament.
Italy missed the 2018 World Cup after having to go through the play-offs.
Switzerland is headed to Qatar, and Italy is forced into the playoff round after a dramatic set of group finales!
World Cup qualifying Europe Group C:
1. Switzerland – 18
2. Italy – 16
3. Northern Ireland – 9
Switzerland qualified for Qatar 2022
Italy must get there via the playoffs