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Switzerland Stuns Italy, Knocking Out the EURO 2024
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Switzerland Stuns Italy, Knocking Out the EURO 2024

By Score More The reigning European champions have fallen. Italy, the squadra azzurra, was defeated 2-0 by Switzerland in a match that leaves the Azzurri out of Euro 2024. While the result might shock many, it was far from surprising given the circumstances. Switzerland, increasingly one of the standout teams of this European Championship in Germany, controlled the game and secured a convincing victory. The Swiss team, led by Murat Yakin, dominated the Italians and advanced to the quarter-finals with no questions left unanswered. Different Vibes, Different Outcomes The match in Berlin pitted the second-placed teams from Groups A and B against each other, but their trajectories and current forms were worlds apart. Murat Yakin's Switzerland made only one forced change from their draw...
Euro 2024: Croatia vs. Italy Ends in Dramatic 1-1 Draw
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Euro 2024: Croatia vs. Italy Ends in Dramatic 1-1 Draw

By Score More In a thrilling display of football, Croatia drew 1-1 with Italy on Monday night in Leipzig. Luka Modric emerged as the standout figure of the match, transforming from villain to hero in just 30 seconds. Modric's goal shifted the dynamics of Group B, but a last-minute strike from Mattia Zaccagni at 90+7 secured Italy's place in the Round of 16. Meanwhile, Croatia faces a likely exit from the tournament. Heading into the game, Croatia knew that there were three third-placed teams with three points. To keep their hopes alive, Dalic's squad needed a victory. Italy only needed a draw to secure second place. Both teams made several changes, with Croatia introducing four new players to the starting eleven. Italy made three changes, keeping their defense and midfield almost inta...
EURO 2024: Spain vs Italy, 1-0
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EURO 2024: Spain vs Italy, 1-0

By Score More In a captivating encounter at Gelsenkirchen, Spain secured their place in the Euro 2024 knockout stages by topping Group B, but the night's biggest revelation was their emergence as serious contenders for the tournament title. Spanish Brilliance "La Roja" displayed a blend of artistry reminiscent of their past glory and the ferocity that has defined their footballing history. It was a display marked by relentless pressure, clarity in tactics, efficient ball management, and forward-thinking play. Luis de la Fuente's squad promises much for the tournament ahead. Italian Setback In contrast, Italy appeared subdued, attempting to revive a defensive style long considered obsolete. Manager Spalletti owed much to goalkeeper Donnarumma for preventing a more significant s...
Euro 2024: Italy Survives Early Scare to Secure 2-1 Victory Over Albania
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Euro 2024: Italy Survives Early Scare to Secure 2-1 Victory Over Albania

By Score More In a thrilling opening match for Group B of Euro 2024, Italy managed to overcome an early setback to secure a 2-1 victory over Albania. The match, held on Saturday, demonstrated the unpredictable nature of football and underscored the competitive spirit of all teams in the tournament. Record-Breaking Start The match started with a bang, as Albania's Nedim Bajrami scored the fastest goal in European Championship history just 23 seconds into the game. Italy's Federico Dimarco made a grave error, misplacing a throw-in directly to an Albanian player, allowing Bajrami to seize the opportunity and put Albania ahead. Swift Response from Italy Despite the early shock, Italy quickly regained their composure. Displaying their trademark possession-based play and incisive at...
Türkiye and Italy Share Spoils in Euro 2024 Preparatory Friendly
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Türkiye and Italy Share Spoils in Euro 2024 Preparatory Friendly

By Score More In a match that promised excitement but delivered a defensive masterclass, Türkiye's national football team held Italy to a 0-0 draw on Tuesday at the iconic Renato Dall'Ara Stadium. Both teams, eager to fine-tune their tactics ahead of Euro 2024, struggled to break the deadlock despite spirited performances. Türkiye, donning a blend of youth and experience, started with Altay Bayındır, Zeki Çelik, Abdülkerim Bardakcı, Ozan Kabak, Mert Müldür, Hakan Çalhanoğlu, Kaan Ayhan, Oğuz Aydın, Yusuf Yazıcı, Barış Alper Yılmaz, and Kenan Yıldız. Italy, under coach Roberto Mancini, fielded a formidable squad including Vicario, Di Lorenzo, Mancini, Bastoni, Dimarco, Cristante, Jorginho, Orsolini, Pellegrini, Chiesa, and Retegui. The match began with both sides cautiously probing f...