Italy 10-19 Scotland LIVE SCORE: Free Stream, TV Channel

SCOTLAND will be hoping to cap the Six Nations Grand Slam with two wins from their last two.

After beating England in week one, Gregor Townsend’s side were edged out by Wales the following week before being crushed at home by Six Nations leaders France in their third game.

Nothing less than a bonus point win will be expected against the Italians however, the Azzurri have not won in the Six Nations since 2015.

  • Start time: 2:15 p.m. GMT
  • Television/Live Broadcast: TVI
  • News from the Italy team: Padovani, Bruno, Brex, Marin, Ioane, Garbisi, Braley, Fischetti, Nicotera, Ceccarelli, Cannone, Ruzza, Pettinelli, Lamaro, Halafihi
  • News from the Scotland team: Hogg, Graham, Harris, Johnson, Steyn, Russell, Price, Schoeman, Turner, Z. Fagerson, Skinner, Gilchrist, Darge, Watson, M. Fagerson

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  • Italy 10-19 Scotland

    45. Scotland are awarded a penalty for Italy who did not release the ball.

    The hosts had the lion’s share of the referee’s decisions in the first half.

    Not that it is anything other than the fault of Scottish indiscipline.

  • Italy 10-19 Scotland

    43. Mistake by Garbisi as he hits the ball hard.

    Offer Scotland an unexpected line.

    Hogg makes a nice run through the middle, passing phantom tackles.

  • Italy 10-19 Scotland

    41. The game continues as much as we started the first half.

    Tactical kicks from both teams looking to put the pressure on.

    Scotland awarded a penalty for entering the line-out.

  • Kick-off: Italy 10-19 Scotland

    Scotland start the second half.

    Immediately they win the ball but go deep into the Italian half.

  • Italy 10-19 Scotland

    The Italians must bring their game in the second half.

    Often, fingers are pointed at their displays in the later stages of games.

    They need to find a way to get back into this game early before Scotland can put any more points on the board.

  • HT: Italy 10-19 Scotland

    Scotland have a good conversion rate when they enter Italy’s bottom third in the first half.

    They need to spend more time in the Italian half.

    Quick hands and offloads can open up this Italian defense.

  • HT: Italy 10-19 Scotland

    The referee closes the half.

    Scotland scored three tries in the first half but the scores remained tight thanks to Italy’s first try in over four hours of rugby.

  • Italy 10-19 Scotland

    39. Well, it wasn’t the solid performance that would produce the relatively easy victory that everyone predicted in advance.

    Townsend will be hoping his time can rack up points on the board in the second half.

  • Italy 10-19 Scotland

    37. Scotland clear the ball well from the scrum and Russell passes the ball to Hogg.

    He unloads on Harris who is running at pace and over the line.

    Zanon, the replacement, may not want to see that one again.

  • Italy 10-12 Scotland

    36. Zanon comes on as a substitute while the player is examined in the treatment room.

    He didn’t seem keen on stepping down, but that’s why it’s important that this decision is taken away from the player.

    Concussed players tend not to make the best life decisions.

  • Italy 10-12 Scotland

    34. As Scotland cross the Italian lines, an offside award the visitors a penalty from the posts.

    Russell signals that he’s going to kick to touch, then takes a quick kick.

    They roll to the line, the referee stops play, worried about how a player is touching the ground so implements HIA.

  • Italy 10-12 Scotland

    32. Well, it’s the game again now.

    Before this try, you wondered where Italy’s points came from.

    The score seems to have woken up the locals.

  • Italy 10-12 Scotland

    30. This is Italy’s first try in 257 minutes of Six Nations rugby.

    Bruno pulled off the offload brilliantly, finding Braley before making contact.

    It was an easy try for the Italian from then on.

    Garbisi puts the conversion above.

  • Italy 3-12 Scotland

    28. A neat kick to the Scottish corner is perfectly weighted.

    The ball bounces once before going into touch.

    Italy tries to build the play as they receive the scrimmage.

  • Italy 3-12 Scotland

    26. Garbisi’s effort just misses the post.

    Frustratingly for the Italians, when going for the goal in these situations you really have to take a chance.

    Italy break through the Scottish defensive lines.

  • Italy 3-12 Scotland

    24. Well, it’s been a while since Scotland awarded a penalty.

    Italy chooses to go for the posts to try to get points on the board.

    They need to recover against Scotland.

  • Italy 3-12 Scotland

    22. Steyn grabbed the ball with a long pass as Scotland counterattacked from their own line.

    He had the foresight to kick the ball into space towards Italy’s try line.

    Harris runs over it and takes the ball over the line unchallenged.

  • Italy 3-5 Scotland

    20. This try will give Scotland some positivity.

    They had created nothing in the first 18 minutes.

    Then, with good handling and movement, they have an overload to score.

  • Italy 3-5 Scotland

    18. Scotland really opened up Italy there.

    Excellent play from Darge and Russell in the movement before the Scots had numbers overload on the outside.

    They were lining up to send the ball.

    Russell’s conversion slips away from the posts.

  • Italy 3-0 Scotland

    16. We stopped for Marin to receive treatment for what appears to be a bleeding nose.

    The game resumes with a kick from Italy.

    Scotland comes directly to them.

  • Italy 3-0 Scotland

    15. Scrappy game so far.

    Neither team is able to build multiple phases of play.

    Italy sinks deep into Scotland’s twenty-two.

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