Italy beat Sweden 1-0 in Euro 2016 Group E

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Baku, June 17, AZERTAC

Naturalised Brazilian-born striker Eder fired home the winner a minute from time as Italy qualified for the last 16 of Euro 2016 with a 1-0 win over Sweden in Toulouse on Friday.

A second victory from two games gives the Euro 2012 finalists a commanding five-point lead at the top of Group E ahead of Belgium’s clash with Ireland on Saturday.

Sweden captain Zlatan Ibrahimovic missed a great chance to become the first man to score in four European Championships before Eder’s late strike to leave Sweden struggling to qualify with just one point from their opening two matches.

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