US Soccer Exploring Possibility of Pre-World Cup “Losers” Tournament

The U.S. Soccer Federation is looking into the possibility of hosting a pre-World Cup international tournament involving the likes of the United States, Italy, the Netherlands, Ghana, and Chile.

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The Four Times Italy Sent Germany Home From Major Tournaments

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The meeting between Die Mannschaft and Azzurri at Euro 2016 in Bordeaux on July 2 will be the 34th meeting between the two-footballing heavyweights.

Interestingly, Germany have never beaten Italy at a major tournament where Italy’s record reads: P8 W4 D4 L0. Those four draws occurred at World Cup 62 and 78 and Euro 88 and 96.

The Panenka takes a closer look at those four Italian victories, three at World Cups and one at a European Championship.
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Simone Zaza Wishes The Best For Outgoing Alvaro Morata “Starting Tuesday”

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Goodbye is never easy when you’ve played up front together at Stadio delle Alpi. However, there will be no love lost when these two meet at the European Championships.

In anticipation of the titanic clash between La Roja and Azzurri in the knockout stage at Euro 2016, The Panenka discusses the future of the two strikers who look likely to be separated next season.

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