Sweden star Zlatan Ibrahimovic expects 'an awesome match' against Italy: 'They are my second home, we must do our best'.
Reports confirm that Alessandro Florenzi will be fielded against Sweden, but Italy's remaining starters are unchanged.
Slovakia and Napoli star Marek Hamsik is impressed by Italy: 'I didn't expect such a team of fighters!'
Italy go into their second Euro 2016 game against Sweden with only one new player compared to Belgium, say reports.
CT Antonio Conte looks to quell hype around Italy - “feet on the ground, we’ve done nothing”.
Gigi Buffon warns Italy “historically have problems” in the second game of a major tournament.
Azzurri legend Gianni Rivera says Italy 'surprised everyone' against 'overconfident' Belgium at Euro 2016.
Incoming Italy Coach Giampiero Ventura was present at the match of future rival Albania against France.
Graziano Pelle has fully recovered and is available for Italy's Euro 2016 game against Sweden.
Albin Ekdal admits Sweden are “worried” about facing Italy at Euro 2016. “They are stronger than we expected.”
Belgium Coach Marc Wilmots sniped at Antonio Conte’s success. “The Italy Coach just has to rely on Juventus.”
Inter see Lazio raise Antonio Candreva’s price-tag to €25m as Antonio Conte’s Chelsea show an interest.
The Republic of Ireland could miss Jon Walters for their Euro 2016 game against Italy with an Achilles injury.
There could be at least three changes to the Italy line-up against Sweden on Friday, bringing in Alessandro Florenzi, Thiago Motta and Simone Zaza.
Alessandro Florenzi sees many pundits “eating their words” but Italy will “leave the talking to others”.
Antonio Candreva warns Italy “are not qualified yet” ahead of Friday’s clash with Sweden.
Hungarian Viktor Kassai will be the referee for Italy’s game with Sweden on Friday.
Graziano Pelle is being rested in Italy's camp as conflicting reports emerge about his conditions.
Italy Coach Antonio Conte may introduce Alessandro Florenzi. Mattia De Sciglio and Simone Zaza to face Sweden.
Emanuele Giaccherini would be 'happy' to go to Fiorentina, but so far 'there are no news', says his agent.
Germany's Manuel Neuer says he 'never wrote off Italy', and admires Gianluigi Buffon.
Italy's four players with a yellow card must hang on until the quarter-finals, when their card record will be cleared.
Roma midfielder Radja Nainggolan “accepts” Miralem Pjanic’s decision to move to Juventus.
Graziano Pelle is being rested today after he dislocated his little finger, which shouldn't prevent him from playing against Sweden.
Carlo Tavecchio says Antonio Conte 'knows Italy's youngsters', whilst admitting the Marcello Lippi problem persists.