Italy defeats Turkey and sends a stern warning to the “Euro 2020” seniors
The Italian national team started its campaign in the 16th edition of the European Football Championship “Euro 2020”, with a broad victory over its Turkish counterpart (3-0), in the opening match that brought them together on Friday. Italy advanced with a “friendly fire” goal, scored by Turkish player Merih Demiral, defender of the Italian team Juventus, in the 53rd minute, an own goal. Italian striker Ciro Immobile doubled the score for the “Azzurri”, by the 66th minute, with a lady from inside the penalty area in the right corner. The Italian striker Lorenzo Insigne ended the three-goal for the hosts, in the 79th minute of the match, which was held at the “Olympico” stadium in the capital, Rome. The Italian team won the three match points and topped the standings of the first group of the European Football Championship “Euro 2020” postponed from last year due to the Corona pandemic, pending the result of the second match in this group between Wales and Switzerland, on Saturday, at the “Baku Olympic Stadium”. In the Azerbaijani capital, Baku.