The incredible record of the Squadra Azzurra impresses all Italy
“Very first” title The Gazzetta dello Sport in one of its edition of the day. Winners of Wales (1-0), Roberto Mancini’s men secured first place in Group A and will be able to calmly prepare for the 8th finals of the competition. A service also hailed by the Corriere dello Sport, this morning, which evokes a fairy tale. Scorer for his first start at the Euro, Matteo Pessina offered Mancini an eleventh consecutive victory and especially a thirtieth game without defeat. A record that places the Italian technician alongside Vittorio Pozzo, who had not experienced defeat for 4 years between 1935 and 1939, just that.
Turkish “disgrace” is causing a stir
If the first two qualifiers are smiling this morning, this is not the case with Burak Yilmaz’s teammates. “Disgrace” title elsewhere Fotomaç in one of its edition, this morning. Announced as one of the competition’s outsiders, the selection led by Şenol Güneş could ultimately be the disappointment of the Euro. Beaten for the third time in three matches, by Switzerland (3-1), yesterday, the Turks leave the competition without a single point and spoil a successful 2020 as the daily highlights Hürriyet, this morning. Finally, Sabah does not hide his disappointment this morning by simply titling: “We’re screwed guys”. On the Swiss side, this victory allows the Nati to believe in a qualification in extremis. Swiss people waking up like the title Time, which should thanks to their four points also join the round of 16, integrating the best third, except turnaround.
The attack of the Blues worries
The offensive shortage of our attackers since the start of the competition is worrying. “The click, quickly!” title elsewhere The team, this morning. Lacking success in front of goal, Kylian Mbappé and Karim Benzema have still not found the net despite many chances. The French daily which reveals, nevertheless that the center-forward of Real still benefits from the support of Didier Deschamps and his staff. What reassure him before the decisive meeting, against Portugal, Wednesday. A situation also topical across the Channel where Harry Kane does not manage to unlock his meter either. “Southgate gives vote of confidence to Kane” emphasizes nevertheless The Daily Telegraph in one of its edition, this morning. Present at a press conference on Sunday, the British coach renewed his confidence in the Tottenham striker by confirming his presence at the kick-off against Czechia on Tuesday evening.