U21 Euros: Italy to face Portugal

Italy will face Portugal in the European Under-21 Championship quarter-final on May 31, but England are eliminated.

The Azzurrini booked their spot in the tournament last night thanks to a 4-0 win over Slovenia.

Portugal joined them today with their 3-0 victory against Switzerland.

That means they top Group D with a 100 per cent record and will be the opponents for Italy in the first knockout round of the competition.

Italy will face Portugal in the European Under-21 Championship quarter-final on May 31, but England are eliminated.

The Azzurrini booked their spot in the tournament last night thanks to a 4-0 win over Slovenia.

Portugal joined them today with their 3-0 victory against Switzerland.

That means they top Group D with a 100 per cent record and will be the opponents for Italy in the first knockout round of the competition.

England needed to beat Croatia by two clear goals to go through in second place in Group D, but a stoppage-time strike means they only managed a 2-1 result.

The other quarter-finals in late May will be Spain v Croatia, Denmark v Germany and Netherlands v France.

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