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FRANCE 24 English published this video item, entitled “Euro 2020: Italy book their place in last 16” – below is their description.
#Italy became the first team to reach the knockout stage of #Euro202O as midfielder Manuel Locatelli scored twice in a 3-0 win over #Switzerland in Rome on Wednesday. The Azzurri, now unbeaten in 29 matches, sit first in Group A and are guaranteed a top-two finish and last 16 berth. Elsewhere in Group A, #Turkey lost 2-0 to Wales and are almost certain not to make it past the group stage. Get all the analysis with sports editor Simon Harding and journalist Firas El Echi.FRANCE 24 English YouTube Channel
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