Euro 2020 Group A Final Results and Standings: Perfect Italy

Perfect Italy team

The Italian national team starts Euro 2020 smoothly and went through the group A phase flawlessly. Gli Azzurri swept the first three games with a win and sit top of the table.

Roberto Mancini rotates the squad Italy after winning 3-0 over Turkey and Switzerland. Against Wales at the Stadio Olimpico, Sunday (20/06) night IST, Italy won 1-0 through Matteo Pessina's goal in the 39th minute.

Italy was dominant with 70 percent possession and was even more dominant when Wales was down to 10 men when Ethan Ampadu was sent off in the 55th minute. Italy had 23 shots and six shots on target.

Italy also sits at the top of the standings with nine points, scoring seven goals without conceding. Meanwhile, Wales, despite losing, qualified as runners-up with four points and ahead on goal difference from Switzerland.

In the other group A match, Switzerland beat Turkey with a landslide score of 3-1 at the Olympic Stadium, Baku. Haris Seferovic (6') scored three Swiss goals and two goals from Xherdan Shaqiri (26' 68') were reduced by Irfan Kahveci's (62') goal.

Turkey finished bottom of the table with no points and their goal has conceded eight goals. Meanwhile, Switzerland sits in third place in the standings. Despite not securing a direct ticket to the knockout phase, Switzerland still has a chance to advance.

Switzerland 3-1 Turkey

The reason is that there will be four teams that can advance to the last 16 of the 2020 European Cup as the best third place. So, there is still a chance for Switzerland to advance to the knockout phase. The following is the final standings of the Euro 2020 group A:

Euro 2020 Group A Final Results

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