AZZURRI

Antonio Conte sniped at clubs by noting “the Azzurri shirt is treated badly, but during these tournaments the love for Italy returns.”
Hungary snatched a late equaliser thanks to a Birkir Saevarsson own goal, but Iceland remain unbeaten.
Antonio Conte assured “the passion and energy of the fans represent fundamental factors in motivating” the Italy squad.
Czech Republic captain Tomas Rosicky has been ruled out for the rest of Euro 2016 with a thigh injury.
FIGC President Carlo Tavecchio is “proud that the fans recognise themselves” in the Italy team and can unify the country.
Radja Nainggolan feels the 2-0 defeat to Italy “helped” Belgium, but admits he was “surprised” to be dropped against Ireland.
Emanuele Giaccherini said Italy “proved a few doubters wrong” after topping their Euro 2016 group, but won’t get ahead of himself.
Italy are mathematically top of Group E and will play the Group D runners-up in Paris on Monday June 27.
Belgium demolished the Republic of Ireland 3-0 with a Romelu Lukaku brace, meaning Italy clinch top spot in Group E.
Italy could be crowned Group E winners today, but paradoxically that could lead to a much tougher route to the Euro 2016 Final.
Italy resumed training this morning, though Antonio Candreva and Gigi Buffon were rested, while big changes are planned for Ireland.
Italy shared a snapshot of their post-Sweden celebrations as the players noted “unity is setting jealousy aside.”
Antonio Conte gloated after a decisive Eder goal against Sweden and urged fans to create an Azzurri wall with the Republic of Ireland.
Giorgio Chiellini “cleared the air” with Sweden midfielder Albin Ekdal, who called the Italy defender “a swine” on the pitch.
Andrea Barzagli warned Italy “have a lot more work to do,” but confessed “tension at the taboo” of their second game with Sweden.
Gigi Buffon thanked “truly unique” Italy defenders after the 1-0 win over Sweden, “but perhaps a draw would’ve been the fair result.”
Zlatan Ibrahimovic joked about his duel with Giorgio Chiellini. “If we’d been fighting for real, he’d be in hospital.”
John Guidetti insists Sweden “played extraordinarily well and Italy were just lucky, as they never had a shot on goal.”
Sweden Coach Erik Hamren argued “the Italian defence did its job” after a 1-0 defeat to the Azzurri.
FIGC President Carlo Tavecchio said Antonio Conte deserves credit for “betting on Eder” after the winner against Sweden.
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Giorgio Chiellini is happy “Eder gets this moment of glory” and thanks Andrea Barzagli for a good luck charm as Italy beat Sweden.
Simone Zaza was glad to “make my contribution” with his assist for Eder’s goal in a 1-0 win over Sweden.
Emanuele Giaccherini used a colourful phrase to describe how Italy proved themselves with a 1-0 win over Sweden.
Marco Parolo rued hitting the crossbar against Sweden, but explained Italy “changed the tempo” to get a victory.