After winning the second round, Italy reached the round of 16
Italy beat Switzerland!!
The Italian national team continued its victories, in the Euro 2020, as Italy beat Switzerland 3-0 today.
Today’s match, Wednesday, at the Olympic Stadium, was part of the second round of Group A of the Euro 2020.
Manuel Locatelli opened the match goals in the 26th minute with a shot from inside the penalty area.
Locatelli added the second goal for him and his country in the 52nd minute with a powerful left-footed shot from outside the penalty area.
Before the end of the match, ciro Empoli added the third goal in the 89th minute with a powerful shot
Defender Chiellini suffered a knee injury, to go out in the 24th minute, and was replaced by defender Francesco Acerbi.
With this victory, Italy qualified for the round of 16 as the first teams in the tournament.
And by showing it in the first and second rounds, scoring 6 goals and not conceding any injuries. Thus, Italy raised the challenge, to confirm that it is the most prominent candidate to win the Euro 2020 title
Description of the first half
The first half witnessed a sweeping Italian superiority over Switzerland. As the Swiss team could not shoot any ball on goal.
On the other hand, Italy dominated the entire field and succeeded in penetrating the Swiss defense more than once.
In the 11th minute, Spinazzola sent a cross from the left, but Shiro Immobile’s header went above the Swiss goal.
And after that opportunity, a shot from Domenico Berardi, but it hit the defense of Switzerland and demands a penalty kick.
Chiellini score a goal after the Swiss defense was confused in dealing with a corner kick coming from the left side. But the referee canceled the goal after the intervention of VAR due to a handball on Chiellini in the 20th minute.
Four minutes later, Chiellini had to be substituted due to an injury and was replaced by Francesco Acerbi.
Berardi sent Locatelli a superb cross, which he met with an easy shot into the net.
Lorenzo Insigne curled a shot from inside the penalty area, which the Swiss defender headed off.
Nothing new happened, and the first half ended with Italy leading with a goal without a response.
Description of the second half
And the Swiss national team made a substitution, with the participation of Mario Gavranovic, in place of Haris Seferovic.
The start of the second half did not differ from the first, and the Italian team continued its attacking pressure.
In the 52nd minute, Locatelli received the ball in front of the penalty area and fired a creeping shot with his left that hit the net.
And the Swiss team made two substitutions in the 58th minute, with the participation of Zubert Widmer, instead of Fabian Char Mbabo.
In the 63rd minute, Switzerland almost reduced the score after Zuber sent a cross that was scattered by Donnarumma. But she hit the Swiss striker, but the defense quickly dispersed her.
And the Swiss team made a fourth substitution, with the participation of Ruben Vargas, instead of Shaqiri.
Immobile hit a left-footed ball past Switzerland’s goal.
In the 89th minute, Immobile fired a powerful shot with his right into the net to announce the third goal of the Azzurri.
The referee counted three minutes, during which nothing happened, and the match ended with Italy winning by three without a response.