Italy has started their Euro Cup Campaign with an emphatic 3-0 victory over Turkey on the opening day fixture of Euros. Goals from Lorenzo Insigne and Ciro Immobile sealed the victory for Italy after the ball ricocheted into Merih Demiral for an own goal.
Italy dominated the positions in the first half, with Ugurcan Cakir making important saves for the Turks to keep the score line level. But Italy upped their tempo in the second half, breaking the resilience of the Turks for the first goal to open up the game. Smart finishes from Insigne and Immobile cancelled all the hopes for Turkey to come back to the game.
Turkey and Italy both had strong defensive records in the qualifying round, conceding only 3 and 4 goals respectively throughout the qualification. With this victory, Italy have won 9 games straight and are undefeated in 28 games.
Italy will play Switzerland and Turkey will now play Wales in the second game, which is a must win if they have to keep alive any chances of qualifying.
With their win, it is the greatest opening day victory margin in Euro Cup, Ever.