Italy continues its start and beats Switzerland by three at Euro 2020

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Italy continued its impressive start and won an easy victory at the expense of Switzerland, by three goals.


At the Olympic Stadium, in the second round of the Euro 2020 group stage.


Sassuolo star Manuel Locatelli scored the first and second goal for Italy in the 27th and 51st minutes.


While Lazio star Shiro Immobile scored the third goal in the 88th minute.


With this victory, the Azzurri officially qualified for the next round, after raising their score to six points in the lead.


While the balance of the Swiss team remained at one point in third place, behind Wales, which ranked second.


The first attack in the match came in the 10th minute, after a wonderful cross from Spinazzola.


Immobile met it and turned it with a header that passed over the crossbar of the Swiss goalkeeper.


Giorgio Chiellini opened the score in the 19th minute.


But the referee returned to the video technology and canceled the goal due to the presence of a handball on Chiellini.


Locatelli scored the first goal for Italy in the 26th minute.


After a distinguished attack between the Azzurri players, the ball reached Berardi.


Who ran and penetrated and passed a distinctive cross, so that Locatelli shot the ball past Sumer.


The minutes of the first half did not witness anything new, ending with a goal for Italy in favor of none.



Locatelli doubled the score in the 52nd minute of the second half.



After receiving the ball on the edge of the area, he fired a powerful shot that missed goalkeeper Somir, who remained idly by.



Shaqiri tried to reduce the difference, who fired a powerful shot, but it crossed the bar of  Donnarumma.



And the 63rd minute witnessed the first real chance for Switzerland, Donnarumma starred in stopping the ball twice.



After the wing’s shot was cleared by Zubert, it rebounded to the same player and passed a cross, but the goalkeeper blocked it again.



Shortly after, Ciro Immobile returned to miss an easy opportunity.


After receiving a pass from substitute Chiesa, to fire a powerful shot over the crossbar.


While the third time, Immobile scored the third goal in the 88th minute.


After the ball reached him outside the penalty area, he fired a powerful shot from a distance that narrowed the net to Jan Sommer.


The match ended with Italy’s victory over Switzerland (3-0).

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