Italy arrives at EURO 2020 after a perfect qualifying campaign, winning all ten of their fixtures and scoring 37 goals in the process.
A 9-1 win against Armenia in November 2019 was a particular highlight and capped off a dramatic resurgence for the country after they failed to qualify for the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
Former player Roberto Mancini — who took over the national side six months after their heart-breaking play-off loss to Sweden — guided his country back to tournament football and has recently expressed optimism of their chances this summer.
Italy’s line-up features the exciting blend of an experienced core and promising young talent, and they play in a fluid 4-3-3 formation that is full of speed and energy.
What is Italy’s best previous performance at a European Championship?
How did Italy qualify for EURO 2020?
By winning Group J with a record of P10 W10 D0 L0 F37 A4.
What kind of form are Italy in?
Last six games: WWWWWW
Who is one Italian player you might have heard of?
Marco Verratti: the Paris Saint-Germain midfielder is part of Italy’s engine, and arguably needs to prove a point on the international stage for his country.
Who is one Italian player who could impress at EURO 2020?
Ciro Immobile: Don’t be fooled by his name, Immobile is a pacy forward who has scored 56 goals in the last two Serie A seasons for Lazio.
Did you know this about Italy?
En route to their championship victory on home soil in 1968, Italy won their semi-final match against the Soviet Union on a coin toss after a 0-0 draw.
What are Italy’s group fixtures at EURO 2020?
All times CEST.
- Italy vs Turkey, 11 June, 21:00 (Stadio Olympico, Rome)
- Italy vs Switzerland, 16 June, 21:00 (Stadio Olympico, Rome)
- Italy vs Wales, 20 June, 18:00 (Stadio Olympico, Rome)
What are the odds of Italy winning EURO 2020?
11/1 (Oddschecker, 24/05/21, 12:00 CEST)