AZZURRI

Italy have a perfectly even record against Spain, winning 10 each and drawing 14, ahead of their Euro 2016 clash on Monday.
Italy have an extremely difficult route to the Euro 2016 Final, facing Spain on Monday, then possibly Germany and France.
Ivan Perisic and Nikola Kalinic completed an amazing Croatia comeback, setting up Italy v Spain in the Round of 16, after Sergio Ramos missed a penalty.
Leonardo Bonucci and Andrea Barzagli will reportedly start for Italy against the Republic of Ireland, as some reserves didn’t impress.
Gigi Buffon doubts he’ll start for Italy against the Republic of Ireland, but praised their team spirit. “We’re usually panicking at this point.”
Antonio Conte confirmed “seven to nine changes” against the Republic of Ireland, but “if Italy lose, the trouble starts again.”
The turf at the Stade Pierre Mauroy in Lille has “irreversible damage,” but will only be re-laid after Italy play Ireland here.
Reports suggest Federico Bernardeschi will be preferred to Stephan El Shaarawy for Italy tomorrow.
Republic of Ireland full-back Seamus Coleman believes “we can win” against Italy tomorrow.
Inter are meeting with the agent of Lazio midfielder Antonio Candreva, according to reports.
Spain defender Gerard Pique admits Italy “worry me” at Euro 2016.
Republic of Ireland manager Martin O’Neill admits Jon Walters is “very doubtful” for the Italy game tomorrow.
Leicester City and Wolfsburg will reportedly send scouts to watch Simone Zaza during Italy’s game with the Republic of Ireland tomorrow.
Chelsea are apparently willing to offer €40m for Juventus' Leonardo Bonucci and €30m for Lazio's Antonio Candreva.
Italy Coach Antonio Conte is still uncertain whether to field Federico Bernardeschi or Stephan El Shaarawy against Ireland, say reports.
Alessandro Florenzi recorded Italy's fastest sprint in Euro 2016 so far, but he is very far off from record-holder Kingsley Coman of France.
Fabio Capello believes “Italy can be a contender for the trophy” at Euro 2016.
Albania Coach Gianni De Biasi urges Italy to do his side a favour by beating Ireland on Wednesday.
Simone Zaza wants to stay at Juventus next season, but is focused on Euro 2016 for now.
Daniele De Rossi believes the Italy defence is “the best in the world”.
Daniele De Rossi admits Italy don’t have a standout star but “we have other features which many teams don’t”.
Romania’s Ovidiu Haţegan will be the referee for Italy’s final Euro 2016 group game against the Republic of Ireland in Lille.
Assistant manager Roy Keane says the Republic of Ireland “have got to be streetwise” against Italy on Wednesday.
Marco Tardelli says Italy's next opponent, his former trainees from the Republic of Ireland, have 'great character, but not much attention to tactics'.
Possible Round of 16 opponents Croatia may lose Luka Modric to injury, but Mario Mandzukic should be ok.