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EURO 2016 - Italy vs Republic of Ireland - MATCH REVIEW

Posted On Thursday, 23 June 2016 18:01 Written by
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Euro 2016

In a match where Antonio Conte rested several regulars, Republic of Ireland took the opportunity to score an upset 1-0 win and confirm their place in the knockouts. Robbie Brady’s goal was enough for the men in green to score a historic first.

 

Italy have already confirmed their position at the top of group E and they responded by making eight changes to their starting line-up. Ireland tried taking advantage and was the first off the blocks and had multiple chances to go ahead. Wes Hoolahan seemed to have fluffed his chance at winning the game but redeemed almost immediately by providing an inch-perfect cross for Brady to seal a last-16 spot.

The win puts Ireland in a last-16 encounter with hosts France which should be an exciting affair. But a mouthwatering clash awaits Italy as double defending Champions Spain are next up in the round of 16.

Italy vs Republic of Ireland - Player of the game

Italy are going to be a tough nut to crack at the back and so the chances are going to be few for the Irish. When Hoolahan missed his easy chance by shooting straight to the goal keeper, it looked like the only chance for them. But Hoolahan immediately atoned for his mistake by turning provider for Brady’s winning goal. A surreal experience for both but Hoolahan needs a pat for keeping his composure.

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Ireland Celebrates their late goal

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