Federico Bernardeschi’s goal proved enough to beat Germany, but both of them went through to the European Under-21 Championship semi-final thanks to Denmark.
Sassuolo midfielder Lorenzo Pellegrini will sign for Roma over the next 48 hours and it’s reported there will be a release clause in the contract.
Italy need to beat Germany and hope for the best in order to qualify for the European Under-21 Championship semi-final and start Federico Chiesa.
Italy face Germany in tonight’s European Under-21 Championship clash, but need to win at least 3-1 to be sure of a semi-final spot.
Luigi Di Biagio assures his Italy Under-21s “want to go on holiday in July, not now”.
Federico Bernardeschi insists “there’s a talented generation” of Azzurrini and is backing Under-21 boss Luigi Di Biagio to do “very well”, despite the criticism.
Lorenzo Pellegrini insists Italy’s European Under-21 Championship fate “is still in our hands” ahead of the showdown with Germany.
Lorenzo Pellegrini says “there’s still nothing settled” with Roma and notes “the clause expires on June 30”.
On this day in 2006, Italy beat the Czech Republic 2-0 to advance to the Last 16 of the World Cup.
Italy still have a chance of getting through to the European Under-21 Championship semi-final, but beating Germany might not be enough.
Coach Gigi Di Biagio insisted he’d “play the same way, but with a bit more pace” after Italy’s 3-1 defeat to the Czech Republic, as he felt they "deserved a victory."
Czech Republic and Genoa goalkeeper Lukas Zima felt “the best team won” after a 3-1 victory over Italy in the European Under-21 Championship.
Gigi Di Biagio felt Italy “didn’t keep the necessary organisation” in a 3-1 defeat to the Czech Republic, which “complicates” their Under-21 European Championship.
Italy’s chances of reaching the European Under-21 Championship semi-finals hang by a thread after a shock 3-1 defeat to the Czech Republic.
“Italy are here to win” the European Under-21 Championship, declared FIGC President Carlo Tavecchio. “We’re well aware of the quality we’ve got.”
Ahead of Italy Under-21s’ European Championship match, Football Italia looks at the Czech Republic’s danger man.
Italy have made several changes as they face Patrik Schick’s Czech Republic, bringing in Alex Ferrari, Davide Calabria, Alberto Grassi and Danilo Cataldi.
A look back at the Italy side that fell just short in the 2013 European Under-21 Championship Final against Spain.
Daniele Rugani outlined how Italy will deal with Czech Republic hitman Patrik Schick in the European Under-21 Championship. “He has talent, but is also physical.”
Gigi Di Biagio promised changes as Italy face Patrik Schick’s Czech Republic in the European Under-21 Championship, but Gianluigi Donnarumma “jokes about the controversy.”
The Milan fans that threw fake dollar bills at Gianluigi Donnarumma have justified their actions, claiming the goalkeeper committed “a serious offence”.
On this day 27 years ago, Roberto Baggio scored one of the greatest World Cup goals of all time against Czechoslovakia.
On this day in 1938, Italy won their second World Cup with a 4-2 victory over Hungary in Paris.
Last night saw Italy get their Under-21 European Championship campaign off to a flyer with a 2-0 win over Denmark.
Andrea Petagna laughed that he “proved I can actually score goals” in Italy’s 2-0 win over Denmark for the European Under-21 Championships.