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Italy 3 Switzerland 0 LIVE REACTION: Locatelli nets brilliant brace as Mancini's men cruise into Euro 2020 last-16

ITALY are the first team through to the Euro 2020 knockouts after thrashing Switzerland. Manuel Locatelli netted a terrific brace in Rome, before Ciro Immobile curled in another goal late on. Final…


Italy enjoyed a comfortable victory over Switzerland at the Olimpico, which sealed qualification for Euro 2020's Round of 16.

The Azzurri thought they opened the scoring when captain Giorgio Chiellini picked a corner-kick from Lorenzo Insigne in the air and fired it behind Yann Sommer's goal after the ball bounced back to his feet.

However, VAR found that Chiellini's arm hit the ball before he scored and things got worse for the Juventus star as he hobbled off the pitch with a muscle injury soon after.

However, Manuel Locatelli made it happen on 26 minutes when he found Domenico Berardi down the right flank with a wonderful ball from midfield.

Berardi delivered a wonderful low cross to the penalty area where Locatelli was after running the whole distance from midfield and beat Sommer with a wonderful finish.

The Sassuolo star completed a brace after 52 minutes and became Italy's third youngest player to score two goals in a single game of a major tournament.

Ciro Immobile sealed his country's big win with a long-range shot that Sommer couldn't hold on to in the 89th minute

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