It’s advantage Azzurri after an exhilarating opening night of the European Championships.
Roberto Mancini’s team were adventurous, energetic, and, eventually, prolific in front of goal, dismantling Turkey at the Stadio Olimpico.
Their 3-0 win will not only have had Wales and Switzerland – the other sides in Group A – sitting up, but the rest of Europe too. More performances like that and this may well be Italy’s year.
A brilliant beginning to this delayed tournament will be built on tomorrow with three more games. The day starts with the aforementioned Welsh and Swiss facing off in Baku before Poland take on Slovakia and Belgium meet Russia.
Be sure to follow them all with us. Goodnight.