EURO 2020: Italy beat Turkey 3-0 in tournament’s opening match

  • The Italians registered a comfortable 3-0 win over Turkey in the opening match of the tournament
  • Goals from Immobile, Insigne and a Turkish own goal gave Robert Mancini’s side a dominant win

Italy begin tournament with a resounding, dominant 3-0 win over Turkey.

Robert Mancini’s side eased to a 3-0 win over Turkey in the opening match of the tournament.

After a goalless first half, the Azzurri came in the second half and produced a near-perfect display in the second half.

The opening goal of the came off a deflected shot by Domenico Berardi off Turkey’s Demiral in the 52nd minute.

Lazio’s forward Ciro Immobile added a second in the 65th minute after receiving a pass from Spinazzola.

Immobile would turn creator in the 79th minute when he pounced on an error and fed Lorenzo Insigne who finessed the ball to seal the win.

The result leaves Italy top of Group A.

The next match will see Wales take on Switzerland.