Nainggolan: ‘Accept Pjanic choice’
Roma midfielder Radja Nainggolan “accepts” Miralem Pjanic’s decision to move to Juventus.
Injured Pelle rested
Graziano Pelle is being rested today after he dislocated his little finger, which shouldn't prevent him from playing against Sweden.
Tavecchio: 'Conte knows youngsters'
Carlo Tavecchio says Antonio Conte 'knows Italy's youngsters', whilst admitting the Marcello Lippi problem persists.
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.
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