Conte forces early training
Antonio Conte changed Italy's training schedule at the last minute, giving them no time to celebrate.
Ibra: 'Sweden can beat Italy'
Zlatan Ibrahimovic says 'Sweden can beat Italy, but we must improve our game' after the draw against Ireland.
Zambrotta: 'Italy pleased everyone'
Former full-back Gianluca Zambrotta criticised Belgium's 'solo play' whilst praising Italy's 'group victory'.
Conte: 'Ordinary is not enough'
Antonio Conte says 'a bit of suffering was inevitable' against Belgium, but claims Italy's performances will have to 'extraordinary' from here on.
Toni: 'Unexpected Italy'
Luca Toni said he 'didn't expect such a performance' after Italy-Belgium 2-0, and explains how Antonio Conte's men can keep winning.
Wilmots: 'Italy just counter-attack'
Belgium Coach Marco Wilmots criticised Italy for “counter-attacking and not playing real football” in a 2-0 result.
Eder: 'I don't listen to criticism'
Few expected Eder to shine for Italy, but he contributed to their 2-0 victory over Belgium. “I don’t listen to criticism.”
De Rossi: 'Friends bet on Belgium!'
Daniele De Rossi admits even his friends bet against Italy beating Belgium, but “I was strangely confident.”
Pelle': 'Never stop believing'
Graziano Pellè got the last-gasp goal for Italy’s 2-0 win over Belgium. “For a striker it’s important to keep believing to the end.”
Player Ratings: Belgium v Italy
Who stood out after Italy's remarkable 2-0 victory over Belgium to open the Euro 2016 campaign? David Swan rates the Azzurri.
Vertonghen: 'Belgium played well'
Belgium defender Jan Vertonghen tried to look on the bright side after a 2-0 defeat to Italy. “We showed we are a good team.”
Courtois: 'Italy outclassed Belgium'
Thibaut Courtois felt Belgium were “tactically outclassed” by Italy in their 2-0 Euro 2016 opener in Lyon.
Buffon: 'Unique Azzurri unity'
Gigi Buffon said Italy have “the kind of unity you can rarely see in any other team” after beating fancied Belgium 2-0.
Giaccherini: 'Goal all about first touch'
Emanuele Giaccherini described his goal against Belgium and an emotional dedication from the Italy midfielder.
Parolo: 'Running in my DNA'
Marco Parolo gave insight into his remarkable work-rate. “I come from a family of cycling enthusiasts, running is in my DNA.”
Bonucci: 'That's my kind of pass'
Leonardo Bonucci explained his Pirlo-esque pass and the importance of repetition in training as Italy beat Belgium 2-0.
Conte: 'Italy have unity'
Antonio Conte praised Italy’s “unity” after a 2-0 victory over Belgium and joked about his celebratory cut lip.
Impressive Italy beat Belgium
Emanuele Giaccherini and a last-gasp Graziano Pelle' counter gave Italy the perfect start to Euro 2016, beating Group E seeds Belgium 2-0.
Sweden scrape Irish draw
The Republic of Ireland scored an own goal as Sweden scraped a 1-1 draw in the Group E opener.
Line-ups: Belgium v Italy
Italy start Eder, Daniele De Rossi and Matteo Darmian with Graziano Pellè against Belgium’s Radja Nainggolan and Eden Hazard.
LIVEBLOG: Belgium v Italy
Join us for the build-up and action from Italy’s Euro 2016 opener against Belgium in Lyon.
Ranieri: 'Italy like Leicester'
Claudio Ranieri feels “this Italy side has the same spirit as my Leicester City,” but has no intention of being Azzurri boss one day.
Bonucci: ‘Italy aiming for Quarters’
Leonardo Bonucci admits Italy are “less frightening” but aims “to get to at least the Quarter-Finals”.
Gattuso: 'Conte among world's best'
Veteran Gennaro Gattuso says ahead of tonight's Italy-Belgium game that 'Antonio Conte is among the best Coaches in the world'.
Ibra: 'Strong for Sweden'
Sweden captain Zlatan Ibrahimovic says he 'feels stronger every year' as he prepares to face the Republic of Ireland, in the same group as the Azzurri
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