- Eder Sends Italy to the Last 16 -
UEFA EURO 2016 - GROUP STAGE (GROUP E)
|Italy||1 - 0||Sweden|
A late goal from Eder gave Italy the 1-0 victory over Sweden and their second win Group E. With 6 points, Italy secured their place in the knockout stages.
The first half was a defensive stand-off and the teams went into half scoreless. In the second half, Italy controlled the ball, pressing in Sweden’s half but the game remained goalless. Italy sent a warning by hitting the post in the 81st minute and the breakthrough came seven minutes later when Eder’s brilliant right footed strike beat Isaksson. The late goal gave Italy the 1-0 victory. The win clinches Italy’s place in the knockout stages while Sweden remains on 1 point in Group E.
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