Italy stumbles into playoffs again in World Cup qualifying


              Switzerland's Noah Okafor celebrates scoring during the World Cup 2022 qualifying soccer match between Switzerland and Bulgaria at the Swissporarena stadium in Lucerne, Switzerland, Monday, Nov. 15, 2021. (Alessandro della Valle/Keystone via AP)
            
              England's Harry Kane, center, celebrates after scoring his side's fifth goal during the World Cup 2022 group I qualifying soccer match between San Marino and England at Olympic Stadium, in Serravalle, San Marino, Monday, Nov. 15, 2021. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
            
              Andrea Belotti of Italy, right, and Jonny Evans of Northern Ireland compete for the ball during the World Cup 2022 group C qualifying soccer match between Northern Ireland and Italy at Windsor Park stadium in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Monday, Nov. 15, 2021. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
            
              Emerson of Italy reacts during the World Cup 2022 group C qualifying soccer match between Northern Ireland and Italy at Windsor Park stadium in Belfast, Northern Ireland, Monday, Nov. 15, 2021. (AP Photo/Peter Morrison)
Italy stumbles into playoffs again in World Cup qualifying