Italy v New Zealand, Milan, November 14, 2009
All Blacks look to heap woe on Azzurri
November 12, 2009
The scoreboard at the McAlpine Stadium tells a sorry story following the 1999 Rugby World Cup clash between New Zealand and Italy © Getty Images
New Zealand and Italy renew hostilities this weekend with the All Blacks strong favourites to extend their winning run against the Azzurri.
Italy's heaviest defeat came at the 1999 Rugby World Cup with the All Blacks running in 14 tries in a 101-3 stroll. The closest Saturday's hosts have come to upsetting the formbook was at the 1991 Rugby World Cup where they were eventually beaten 31-21.
This weekend's game is the first to be played between the sides at the San Siro in Milan - the usual football home to Serie A sides AC Milan and Inter Milan.
Italy v New Zealand - Match Stats:
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