Euro 2020: Italy Thrash Turkey to Register First Win

Italy national team kick starts their Euro 2020 campaign on a perfect note as they sent a warning message to other teams by beating Turkey in the first leg of the Euro 2020 games. The Azzuri crushed Turkey 3-0 at the Stadio Olimpico on Friday to make a big statement of intent.

Italy Beat Turkey 3-0 in Euro 2020 Day 1 Game

Euro 2020: Italy Thrash Turkey To Register First Win 1

Italy started their win from the second half after they played a goalless draw in the first 45 minutes. Merih Demiral’s own goal gave the Italians the first goal in the 53rd minute of the game.

They doubled their lead in the 66th minute through a powerful shot by Leonardo Spinazzola was parried away by the goalkeeper, but it went right to Lazio skipper Immobile, who did well to place the ball beyond the reach of the keeper to open his goal account for the tournament.

Napoli star Insigne made it three in the 79th when a Turkish clearance only got as far as him at the edge of the area. The striker then curled the ball past Cakir to make the scores 3-0.

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