Euro 2020: Italy becomes first country to qualify for knockout stage


One of the hosts of Euro 2020, Italy, have qualified for the knockout stage, following their 3-0 win over Switzerland on Wednesday night.

Roberto Mancini’s men came into the game top of Group A, after they beat Turkey 3-0 in their first game.

Manuel Locatelli bagged a brace against the Swiss, while Ciro Immobile grabbed a late goal.

This takes the Italians up to six points and into the next round.

They will be joined from Group A by either Switzerland or Wales.

The Welsh beat Turkey 2-0 earlier in the day, to eliminate them from the competition.

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