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Buffon misses Italy training - Goal.com;

Buffon misses Italy training - Goal.com

Goal.comBuffon misses Italy trainingGoal.comItaly captain Gianluigi Buffon sat out training ahead of his side's Euro 2016 Group E clash with Republic or Ireland due to illness. The Azzurri have already secured top spot in their pool after wins over Belgium and Sweden, with Ireland requiring ...and more »

Buffon sits out Italy training - SBS - The World Game;

Buffon sits out Italy training - SBS - The World Game

SBS - The World GameBuffon sits out Italy trainingSBS - The World GameItaly captain Gianluigi Buffon sat out training ahead of his side's EURO 2016 Group E clash with Republic or Ireland due to illness. Source: Omnisport. 19 Jun 2016 - 11:11 PM UPDATED 19 Jun 2016 - 11:11 PM ...and more »

Buffon misses Italy training with fever - Ahram Online;

Buffon misses Italy training with fever - Ahram Online

Ahram OnlineBuffon misses Italy training with feverAhram OnlineItaly goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon missed training on Sunday morning because of a fever, the Italian football federation (FIGC) said. Winger Antonio Candreva trained separately, meanwhile, as he tried to recover from a hamstring injury he suffered in ...and more »

“Excellent” Conte can make Chelsea great again, says Buffon - FOXSports.com;

“Excellent” Conte can make Chelsea great again, says Buffon - FOXSports.com

FOXSports.com“Excellent” Conte can make Chelsea great again, says BuffonFOXSports.comItaly goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon believes that Antonio Conte will be "excellent" for Chelsea when the national team coach takes over after Euro 2016. Buffon, who credits Conte's methods for Italy claiming back-to-back wins from their first two Euro ...and more »

Italy's defensive message gives Sweden deep burn at Euro 2016 - Sports Illustrated;

Italy's defensive message gives Sweden deep burn at Euro 2016 - Sports Illustrated

Sports IllustratedItaly's defensive message gives Sweden deep burn at Euro 2016Sports IllustratedThat, perhaps, will calm some of the more excitable reactions to Italy's victory over Belgium. After the high of that Euro 2016 opening performance came victory in a drab 1-0 win over Sweden, a side whose only two efforts on target in the entire ...and more »

Candreva fitness a concern for Italy - SBS - The World Game;

Candreva fitness a concern for Italy - SBS - The World Game

SBS - The World GameCandreva fitness a concern for ItalySBS - The World GameAntonio Candreva is a doubt for Italy's final EURO 2016 Group E meeting with Republic of Ireland due to a hamstring injury. Source: Omnisport. 19 Jun 2016 - 6:43 AM UPDATED 19 Jun 2016 - 6:45 AM ...and more »

Buffon yellow a boon for Irish - The Hindu

Buffon yellow a boon for IrishThe HinduA late yellow card for Gianluigi Buffon could boost the Republic of Ireland's last 16 chances with the Italy goalkeeper now likely to be rested for the sides' meeting in Lille next week. A second yellow card for the Juventus keeper against the Irish ...and more »

Italy: Croatia or Czech Republic? - Football Italia

Italy: Croatia or Czech Republic?Football ItaliaItaly are mathematically top of Group E and will play the Group D runners-up in Paris on Monday June 27. The Azzurri secured their status as group winners thanks to victories over Belgium and Sweden, while today the Red Devils crushed Ireland 3-0.and more »

Late Eder goal sends Italy through to next round with win over Sweden - ESPN FC;

Late Eder goal sends Italy through to next round with win over Sweden - ESPN FC

ESPN FCLate Eder goal sends Italy through to next round with win over SwedenESPN FCEder scored a late goal as Italy beat Sweden 1-0 to seal a place in the Euro 2016 knockout stages. Antonio Conte's side went into the game knowing that, while a win would guarantee their place in the knockout stages, a draw would also probably suffice ...and more »

Gianluigi Buffon: Italy's strength lies in collective and solidity at Euro 2016 - ESPN FC;

Gianluigi Buffon: Italy's strength lies in collective and solidity at Euro 2016 - ESPN FC

ESPN FCGianluigi Buffon: Italy's strength lies in collective and solidity at Euro 2016ESPN FCItaly captain Gianluigi Buffon has said their narrow 1-0 win over Sweden showed once again that his team's unity is their biggest quality at Euro 2016. The Azzurri had to wait until the 88th minute of Friday's Group E match to book their place in the ...and more »

Italy 1 Sweden 0: Eder earns Azzurri Euro 2016 progress as Antonio Conte's defence denies Zlatan Ibrahimovic - Evening Standard;

Italy 1 Sweden 0: Eder earns Azzurri Euro 2016 progress as Antonio Conte's defence denies Zlatan Ibrahimovic - Evening Standard

Evening StandardItaly 1 Sweden 0: Eder earns Azzurri Euro 2016 progress as Antonio Conte's defence denies Zlatan IbrahimovicEvening StandardA late goal from Eder secured a 1-0 win over Sweden and passage to Euro 2016's last 16 for Italy as Antonio Conte's fearsome back three held off Zlatan Ibrahimovic and company. From the outset Italy set the tone with a string of fearsome tackles ...and more »

2nd time lucky? Italy goalkeeper Buffon avoids falling off crossbar after win - Hindustan Times;

2nd time lucky? Italy goalkeeper Buffon avoids falling off crossbar after win - Hindustan Times

Hindustan Times2nd time lucky? Italy goalkeeper Buffon avoids falling off crossbar after winHindustan TimesItaly captain Gianluigi Buffon was the victim of an 'epic fail' when his enthusiastic celebration was thwarted by a goal post. euro 2016 Updated: Jun 18, 2016 16:54 IST. HT Correspondent Hindustan Times. Euro 2016 ...and more »

Euro 2016: Like it or not, Italy have made a working model out of 'paint dry' football - Firstpost;

Euro 2016: Like it or not, Italy have made a working model out of 'paint dry' football - Firstpost

FirstpostEuro 2016: Like it or not, Italy have made a working model out of 'paint dry' footballFirstpostA particularly interesting, if hipster, school of footballing thought is one that swears by the maxim, “goals are overrated; the beauty is in the struggle”. What if the struggle ceases to be beautiful, though? What if it is just a couple of sides ...and more »

Eder's Brazilian magic saves Italy but lack of star quality is exposed - Goal.com;

Eder's Brazilian magic saves Italy but lack of star quality is exposed - Goal.com

Goal.comEder's Brazilian magic saves Italy but lack of star quality is exposedGoal.com"We're a team aware of our limitations," Italy goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon admitted in Toulouse on Thursday. Less than 24 hours later, against Sweden, those limitations were exposed. However, once again, the Azzurri's remarkable resilience saw them ...and more »

Italy boss Antonio Conte confirms the news that every single Irish fan was hoping for - Irish Independent;

Italy boss Antonio Conte confirms the news that every single Irish fan was hoping for - Irish Independent

Irish IndependentItaly boss Antonio Conte confirms the news that every single Irish fan was hoping forIrish IndependentItaly maintained their stellar start to Euro 2016 with a second straight win this afternoon but Ireland could end up benefiting from the Azzurri's brilliant form as much as Antonio Conte's men do. Italy booked their place in the last 16 after Eder ...and more »

Sunderland winger Emanuele Giaccherini says Italy showed their 'cojones' to grab last-gasp winner against Sweden - Daily Mail;

Sunderland winger Emanuele Giaccherini says Italy showed their 'cojones' to grab last-gasp winner against Sweden - Daily Mail

Daily MailSunderland winger Emanuele Giaccherini says Italy showed their 'cojones' to grab last-gasp winner against SwedenDaily MailAntonio Conte's squad had been criticised for being among the worst national teams in Italy's history in the build-up to Euro 2016, but they have already progressed to the knockout stages after Eder's 88th-minute finish secured their second straight win.and more »

Eder dedicates Sweden winner to Italy team-mates - FourFourTwo;

Eder dedicates Sweden winner to Italy team-mates - FourFourTwo

FourFourTwoEder dedicates Sweden winner to Italy team-matesFourFourTwoItaly's match-winner Eder dedicated his vital strike to his team-mates after making the difference in a 1-0 win against Sweden on Friday. Share0Tweet0Email0Share0. Published. 17 June 2016. Eder said he was "delighted" after scoring a late winner in ...and more »

Best performers of Euro 2016 – Day 8 - SofaScore (blog);

Best performers of Euro 2016 – Day 8 - SofaScore (blog)

SofaScore (blog)Best performers of Euro 2016 – Day 8SofaScore (blog)After the Day 8 of Euro 2016, SofaScore once again brings you our top performers - one from each game, and best team overally. By Richard Downing June 17th, 2016 23:13. zabari. Italy 1-0 Sweden (Eder 88′). Italy and Sweden played a slow first half in ...and more »

Euro 2016: Italy to change it up against Ireland - Irish Times;

Euro 2016: Italy to change it up against Ireland - Irish Times

Irish TimesEuro 2016: Italy to change it up against IrelandIrish TimesItaly coach Antonio Conte has said that he will rotate his squad in their final Group E match against Ireland after they secured their place in the knockout stages with a 1-0 win over Sweden on Friday. But Conte, who will rest some of his more ...and more »

Eder cracker takes Italy through - The Hindu

Eder cracker takes Italy throughThe HinduThe tournament runs from June 17 to July 2 next year and is a warmup event for the World Cup in Russia a year later. AP. Football. Eder cracker takes Italy through. AFP. Toulouse: June 18, 2016 02:16 IST. Updated: October 18, 2016 14:13 IST. Share ...and more »