The Italian team the evening of June 13, beat Belgium in the first round match of group E in Euro 2016. The game ended with the score 2:0, UNIAN reports.
In the first half hour of the game both teams teams didn’t want to take the initiative, while Italy has not opened the account. Leonardo Bonucci ‘s long pass put Emanuele Giaccherini in one-on-one with goalkeeper Thibaut Courtoisand midfielder Italian «Bologna» has not left chances to the opponent.
After that, Belgium have intensified and created several scoring chances, but neither Romelu Lukakunor substitute divock Origi to implement them failed. In addition, throughout the match played defense of the Italians, entirely composed of players of «Juventus».
And at the end of the match, the Italians managed a successful counterattack, which resulted in beautiful, accurate shot from close range in execution striker «Southampton» Graziano Pelle — 2:0.
We will remind, in the other match of group E national teams of Sweden and Ireland played out a 1-1 draw.
Belgium — Italy — 0:2 (0:2)
Goal: Giaccherini (32), Pelle (90+2)
B: Courtois, Seaman (Carrasco, 76), Alderweireld, Vermaelen, Vertonghen, Witsel, Nainggolan (Mertens, 62), De Bruyne, Fellaini, Hazard, Lukaku (Origi, 72);
And: Buffon, Barzagli, Bonucci, Chiellini, Candreva, Parolo, De Rossi (Motta, 78), Giaccherini, Darmian (De Sciglio, 58), Pelle, Eder (Immobile, 75);
Warning: Chiellini, Gastaldello, Bonucci, Motta.
Euro 2016: Italy defeated Belgium 14.06.2016