Italy plan changes with Sweden
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.
Florenzi: ‘Leave talking to others’
Alessandro Florenzi sees many pundits “eating their words” but Italy will “leave the talking to others”.
Candreva: ‘Italy haven’t qualified…’
Antonio Candreva warns Italy “are not qualified yet” ahead of Friday’s clash with Sweden.
Kassai for Italy-Sweden
Hungarian Viktor Kassai will be the referee for Italy’s game with Sweden on Friday.
Reports clash on Pelle
Graziano Pelle is being rested in Italy's camp as conflicting reports emerge about his conditions.
Florenzi, De Sciglio, Zaza for Sweden?
Italy Coach Antonio Conte may introduce Alessandro Florenzi. Mattia De Sciglio and Simone Zaza to face Sweden.
'Giak happy with Fiore option'
Emanuele Giaccherini would be 'happy' to go to Fiorentina, but so far 'there are no news', says his agent.
Neuer: 'Never wrote off Italy'
Germany's Manuel Neuer says he 'never wrote off Italy', and admires Gianluigi Buffon.
Euro quarters clear yellows
Italy's four players with a yellow card must hang on until the quarter-finals, when their card record will be cleared.
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.
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