Italy’s Giorgio Chiellini hugging  Spanish defender Jordi Alba after the coin toss prior to their penalty shootout at Wembley. Photograph: Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

Giorgio Chiellini is having a whale of a time. That much was evident long before he arrived grinning for the coin tosses to decide who would go first (...)

The Euro 2020 quarter-final meeting of Belgium and Italy at the Allianz Arena in Munich will see one of the favourites exit the competition. File photograph: Matthias Hangst/Getty Images

England and Ukraine booked their place in the quarter-finals of Euro 2020 as the remaining last-16 fixtures were completed on Tuesday night. Here’s (...)

Matteo Pessina scores Italy’s  second goal past Austria goalkeeper  Daniel Bachmann during the Euro 2020 round of 16 match  at Wembley Stadium. Photograph:  Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images

Italy 2 Austria 1 (aet, 0-0 after 90 mins) Italy scored twice in extra time through substitutes Federico Chiesa and Matteo Pessina to give the Euro 2(...)

Wales’ Gareth Bale misses a big chance during his team’s Euro 2020 defeat to Italy at the Stadio Olimpico stadium. Photograph: Alberto Lingria/AP

Italy 1 Wales 0 Half an hour before kick-off, when the team sheets were read aloud for the first time, the loudest Roman roar was reserved for the It(...)