De Rossi: 'Pjanic was exemplary'
Daniele De Rossi holds no grudges against Miralem Pjanic for leaving Roma for Juventus: 'He was an exemplary professional'
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.
What the papers say...
Today's front page headlines from La Gazzetta dello Sport, Corriere dello Sport and Tuttosport.
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.
Hysaj: 'Arsenal same as Napoli'
Elseid Hysaj’s agent urged Napoli to offer him a new contract, but noted “Arsenal are on the same level.”
Juventus give Berardi ultimatum?
Juventus have reportedly given Domenico Berardi an ultimatum, as he could stay at Sassuolo.
Pjanic: ‘Delighted by Juventus’
Miralem Pjanic is “delighted” after completing his move from Roma to Juventus.
Official: Juventus sign Pjanic
Juventus have officially signed former Roma midfielder Miralem Pjanic, as confirmed by the club in a statement.
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.
Pisa: Gattuso out, Zeman in?
Pisa secured promotion to Serie B last night, but Zdenek Zeman could still replace Rino Gattuso.
Rui reaches Roma deal?
Mario Rui has reportedly agreed a five-year contract with Roma, ahead of his move from Empoli.
Pique breaks Czech hearts
Petr Čech was heroic but Gerard Pique’s late winner saw Spain break Czech hearts in Toulouse.
Szczesny: ‘Future after Euros’
Wojciech Szczesny insists “I’m not thinking about my future” as it’s unclear if he’ll return to Roma.
Bonucci: ‘Italy aiming for Quarters’
Leonardo Bonucci admits Italy are “less frightening” but aims “to get to at least the Quarter-Finals”.
Agent: ‘Zielinski won’t join Napoli’
Piotr Zielinski’s agent insists “there’s no way” the Empoli midfielder will join Napoli.
Torino: ‘Immobile will leave’
Torino sporting director Gianluca Petrachi says Ciro Immobile “has other ambitions” and will leave.
Cairo: ‘Miha focused on youth’
Torino President Urbano Cairo chose Sinisa Mihajlovic “because he’s good at working with youngsters”.
'Torino will do everything for Europe’
New Coach Sinisa Mihajlovic promises Torino “will do everything” to qualify for Europe next season.
Roma, 'no Witsel offers'
Roma have made 'no official offers' for Zenit St Petersburg's Axel Witsel, as revealed by his agent.
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