Italy's Giorgio Chiellini celebrates after scoring against Azerbaijan during their Euro 2016 qualification soccer match in Palermo October 10, 2014. REUTERS/Tony Gentile
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Juventus defender Giorgio Chiellini struck three times, including a late own-goal, as Italy survived a nervous finish to claim a precious 2-1 Euro 2016 qualifying win over Group H rivals Azerbaijan in Palermo Friday.Bonucci saw a diving header saved by the 'keeper from Andrea Pirlo's corner and the Juve defender came close again after sliding in to meet Immobile cross.Agayev misjudged a Pirlo corner to allow Chiellini, who was the victim of the notorious Luis Suarez biting incident at the World Cup, to power a header home from 6 yards.Italy pushed forward and were rewarded eight minutes from time when Chiellini fired a glancing header from Giovinco's cross past a rooted Agayev.
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