UEFA Euro 2020 Italy Beat Wales to Stretch Unbeaten Streak to 30: Italy became the first team to win all three tournament games with its Euro triumph and extended its unbeaten streak to 30 matches, matching their world record set in 1930. Their victory over Wales is their tenth in a row.
For a second time, Italy applied relentless pressure. Gareth Bale, on the other hand, squandered a rare opportunity to earn a point for Wales. Italy will face Group C runners on June 26 in London, while Wales will face Group B runners on the same day in Amsterdam.
UEFA Euro 2020: Mancini has completed eight knock-out phases in Italy, a joint-record number of knock-out phases between matches in a major tournament for the Azzurri. After a lengthy injury layoff, Verratti played an essential role in the midfield in his debut appearance at Euro 2021. He got a free kick on the right wing after 39 minutes and brought it to the nearest place to finish with Pessini.
Italy’s seventh tournament goal matched their most outstanding record of the 1998 World Cup after three group stage matches. Bernardeschi blocked a post-free-kick in the second half, and a few minutes later, the Italian winger stepped on Ampadu, resulting in the defender’s dismissal.
In the second Euro battle on Sunday, Xherdan Shaqiri scored two excellent goals. Switzerland finished 3rd in a 3-1 win against Turkey and now is waiting anxiously for the final 16. Switzerland won 3-1 in Group A.
Swiss, who ended with four-point besides Wales, but the goal difference was to Wale’s advantage, hoped he would be one of the top finishers in six groups to win a position in the round of 16.
“I believe we played as a team today, which was critical against this team. We knew that if we played well, we’d be able to generate a lot of opportunities against this squad, and we did just that. “BEIN Sports spoke with Xherdan Shaqiri.
The Italians were sure of their advancement from Group A but won to maintain their impeccable record, while Wales also earned a slot in Switzerland in the goal difference.
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