Eder scores late as Italy beat Sweden one-nil

Written by on June 17, 2016

Italy are through to the last sixteen of the European Championship finals after Eder struck late on to beat Sweden. The game looked to be heading towards a dull goalless draw before Eder raced onto Zaza’s knockdown to drive home from outside the box.
Sweden failed to produce a shot on goal for the second successive game, with captain and star striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic kept quiet throughout. Italy are top of Group E with six points while Sweden are third on one.


Italy face Republic of Ireland at the Stade Pierre-Mauroy in Lille in their final group game on Wednesday, the twenty-second of June, but are already assured of a place in the round of sixteen and could be guaranteed top spot if Ireland fail to beat Belgium on Friday evening.
Sweden are likely to need a win over Belgium to progress in their final fixture at the


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