Three goals for Switzerland and Italy flies one day early to the round of 16 of the European Championships. Another magical night at the Olimpico after the debut (another 3-0) against Turkey. “It was a very hard game, but we deserved the victory – said the national team coach. Roberto Mancini, to Rai -. We had chances, the guys were very good, it wasn’t easy and it was very hot. We spent a lot. I dedicate this evening to everyone. In particular to all those who suffer and are ill “.
Not even the time to celebrate that the blue coach is looking to the next match, against Wales. “We have to play to win. The injury of Chiellini? Let’s hope it’s nothing serious, we’ll see tomorrow “.
The hero of the second Roman night, in this traveling European Championship, was the Sassuolo midfielder Manuel Locatelli. “We hope to give some emotions to the fans. The first goal? I don’t usually accompany the action like that, but I got galvanized by the launch, it was a bit of madness. I don’t know what to expect, I want to keep my feet on the ground and enjoy this. fantastic time “.
Happiness that has infected, and it could not be otherwise, Domenico Berardi, teammate of Locatelli also in Sassuolo. The winger provided the Milan school midfielder with the assist of the 1-0 goal. “Manu and I know each other very well, he had a great game. But this group is fantastic, we fought for these three points which were fundamental. Every game we try to give 100%, now another important match arrives and we will try to win. The trident? Training during the week we try to find each other and with two champions like that (Immobile and Insigne, ed), plus Gallo Belotti and Chiesa, those who play certainly do well “.
At the end of the game, before joking with Lino Banfi on the microphones of the Rai, Ciro Immobile he wanted to dedicate Italy’s victory “to the two angels of Ardea”, the two children aged 5 and 10 killed by a madman during a shooting at the gates of Rome.