Italy thrashed out of Euro 2024 by ruthless Switzerland



Defending champions Italy crashed out of Euro 2024 tournament after a 2-0 defeat to Switzerland in Berlin, Germany.

With the win, Switzerland secured their place in the quarter-finals and will face either England or Slovakia.

The match’s breakthrough came in the 37th minute when Remo Freuler struck a low volley into the bottom corner, giving Switzerland the lead.

This marked the fourth time in the tournament that Italy had conceded first, but unlike previous occasions, they could not mount a comeback.

Switzerland advance to Euro 2024 quarter-final after win over defending champions Italy

Switzerland doubled their lead just 27 seconds into the second half.

Ruben Vargas capitalized on Italy’s defensive lapse, curling a stunning shot into the top corner from the edge of the box.

Italy, missing the suspended Riccardo Calafiori, struggled throughout the game.

Gianluca Scamacca’s effort, which hit the post in the 73rd minute, was one of the few notable Italian attempts, but it was a weak shot.

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