Match Preview: Italy vs Sweden


The Azzurri gave a performance worthy of the Roman Empire against Belgium and are looking to book their place in the next round with a win against Blågult.

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Euro 2016 Team Preview: Sweden


We really missed Sweden at the last World Cup in 2014 and no, it wasn’t because it meant that the cameraman was unable to pan to a row of Swedish twenty-somethings in the crowd. The Panenka is glad to welcome back the only host nation to be defeated in a World Cup final as there is always something about the Sweden team that threatens to do something special. OK they’ve never won a major tournament but always seem to find themselves in the group of death or on that betting slip as you proclaim them to be this years dark horses, but hey, they may not have a realistic chance of winning it, but it is the year of the underdog after all.

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