Euro 2020: Italy beats Austria in extra time

Euro 2020: Italy beats Austria in extra time
Euro 2020: Italy beats Austria in extra time

Substitutes Federico Chiesa and Matteo Pessina scored in extra time to help Italy beat Austria 2-1 and advance to the quarterfinals of the European Championship.

Italy also set a team record of 31 matches unbeaten.

Chiesa scored in the fifth minute of extra time and Pessina added the second in the 105th minute. Sasa Kalajdzic reduced the deficit with a header in the 114th.

Italy will play either defending champion Portugal or Belgium in the Euro 2020 quarterfinals in Munich on Friday.

Italy has set a world record for minutes played without conceding a goal in international soccer.

The previous record was also Italy’s and was set with goalkeeper Dino Zoff in the team. The Italians went 1,143 minutes between 1972 and 1974 without allowing a goal.

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Italy surpassed that record in the final minute of its match against Austria in the round of 16 at the European Championship.

The match between Italy and Austria in the round of 16 of the European Championship is heading to extra time.

The score was 0-0 after 90 minutes.

Austria forward Marko Arnautović had a goal ruled out for offside in the 65th minute. Italy forward Ciro Immobile hit the post in the first half.

Austria is playing in the round of 16 at the tournament for the first time. Italy is looking to set a team record of 31 straight matches unbeaten.

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Kasper Dolberg scored two goals to give Denmark a 4-0 victory over Wales and a spot in the European Championship quarterfinals.

Denmark has ridden a wave of emotion through the tournament since playmaker Christian Eriksen suffered cardiac arrest in the team’s opening group match and had to be resuscitated with a defibrillator.

Dolberg is former Ajax striker and the match was played at the club’s home stadium in Amsterdam.

Denmark coach Kasper Hjulmand gave Dolberg his first start of the tournament and he scored a goal in each half. Joakim Maehle scored the third goal in the 88th minute and Martin Braithwaite added the fourth in injury time.

The Danes will play either the Netherlands or the Czech Republic in the quarterfinals in Baku on Saturday.



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