Despite leading his group with the full mark in the European Football Championship (Euro 2020) and equalizing a record that has been holding for 82 years, Roberto Mancini was modest in his statements after the victory over Wales.
The Italian team continued its victories in the continental competition, after its third victory in the first group of the tournament, after beating its Welsh counterpart 1-0 on Sunday evening in the last round of the group.
Matteo Pessina pounces on the ball and turns it skillfully into the net, announcing the progress of the Azzurri # Euro 2020 # Italy_Wales pic.twitter.com/Vb1sGOHOxU
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The Italian national team finished its campaign in the group, taking the lead and achieving the full mark, to wait in the final price round to meet the second-placed team in the third group arrangement, which the Ukraine and Austria are wrestling with.
Three in a row at Euro 2020!?
Italy celebrate in front of the Stadio Olimpico! ? ??
Up next is a trip to Wembley in the round of sixteen!
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The Italian national team (the champion of the competition in 1968) maintained its unbeaten record for the 30th consecutive match in various competitions, equaling the longest series of unbeaten in its history, which it achieved during the period between 1935 and 1939 under the leadership of the late coach Vittorio Pozzo.
Mancini, whose team has not conceded any goal in its last 11 matches in all competitions, spoke of Pozzo, saying, “He has also won other important things, and we are behind at the moment.”
And Mancini touched on the changes he made to the starting lineup of the team against Wales after ensuring his rise to the playoffs since the last round, where he said, “The identity has remained the same, when I change a few players, I do not change anything because everyone knows what to do, and the product does not change.” “.
?? That perfect feeling ? How far will Italy go?
7⃣ Goals scored
0⃣ Goals conceded @azzurri | #EURO2020 pic.twitter.com/iK3PdVhzOO
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The Italian national team is preparing to leave the Italian capital, Rome, towards the British capital, London, to play the final price match at the ancient Wembley Stadium next Saturday.