Italy and the Netherlands' 1-1 draw is further evidence that both face uphill challenges under mediocre managers Roberto Mancini and Frank de Boer.
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Italy extended their unbeaten run to 19 games with a 1-1 draw at home to the Netherlands on Wednesday.
Italy forward Federico Chiesa was guilty of a glaring miss early in the game as his side played out a disappointing 0-0 draw away to Poland.
UEFA Nations League resumes amid COVID-19 fears: England need wins after off-field drama, Spain stress
The October international break is jam-packed with action and England, France, Spain, Germany and Italy all have issues to deal with.
Forward Francesco Caputo scored on his Italy debut at the age of 33 as they routed Moldova 6-0 in a one-sided friendly on Wednesday.
Italy returned to winning ways as Nicolo Barella's header just before halftime secured a 1-0 victory away to a below-par Netherlands.
Bosnia ended Italy's run of 11 successive wins when they held Roberto Mancini's side to a 1-1 draw in their Nations League match on Friday.
Italy legend Andrea Pirlo has returned to Juventus to coach their Under-23 team
A World Health Organization official has condemned the raucous celebrations by Napoli fans following the team's Coppa Italia title.