Wednesday , February 21 2024

Euro 2016 – Group E: Italy win late, Belgium return to winning ways!

UEFA EURO 2016The 2016 UEFA European Championships is being played across France from June 10 to July 10 for the first time with 24 nations across 10 venues in nine cities with the French capital Paris being the only city with two venues in the Stade de France and the Park de Prince.

The defending double champions are Spain, who are three time record champions along with Germany.

GROUP – Matchday 2

Italy 1-0 (0-0) Sweden

In a very tactical encounter Italy needed a late Edér strike to beat a weak Sweden to move into the pre-quarterfinals, while Sweden can only blame themselves as they couldn’t break down the Italian defence.

Carlsberg Man of the Match: Edér (Italy) #ITASWE

Belgium 3-0 (0-0) Ireland

After losing to Italy in their opener, Belgium returned to winning ways with a convincing 3-0 win over Ireland to stay in the hunt for a pre-quarterfinal spot.

Carlsberg Man of the Match: Axel Witsel (Belgium) #BELIRL

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