Italy Target to Qualify into Semi-final in Euro Cup 2016 – Only 6 months to go toward UEFA Euro Cup 2016 which will be held in France. Happened to be the biggest football tournament in Europe, Euro Cup this year will become a place to prove the best football team in Europe. This tournament will not only show epic performances of biggest football teams in Europe such as Italy and England but also mediocre team such as Wales and Hungary.
Qualification tournament had been held to sort the teams which deserve to play in France this year. Among 53 footballs team played in the qualification matches, only 24 teams which finally can perform in France. Italy which is renowned as one of the biggest team in Europe, also obtained great result in qualification and success to get ticket for playing in Euro Cup 2016. Italy is expected at least to qualify into semi-final.
In the qualification match which was held on October 10th, 2015 in Baku, Italy defeated Azerbaijan with the score 3-1. By their win in qualification match, Italy succeeded to place the top position in group H classification with total points 21 from 9 matches they played. With the great result in qualification match, Italy is expected to show good performance later in France. This expectation was stated by the president of Italy Football Federation, CarloTavecchio.
Italy shows an amazing performance at EURO2016
He said that Gli Azzzurri at least needs to qualify into semi-final in Euro Cup 2016. Tavecchio also believed that Italy could show their amazing performance in France. If they could show good performance in UEFA Euro this year, then they can prove that they still become one of strongest football team both in Europe and World. To achieve this target, Italy should have well preparation and set great strategies so that they are not only success to be the top position in group classification but also can win the tournament.
Qualified into semi-final also become the first target that should be obtained by Italy in this tournament. This is a minimum target that Italy team should acquire. However, it will be better if the can go further. Italy also needs to learn from other big teams such as Germany and France. Even though those teams did not really obtain good result in the qualification, Italy still has one match to play in. They have to do well in this match so that they can track good record in the tournament.
As long as Italy participated in Euro Cup, they only succeeded to be the winner on this tournament once which happened in 1968. Another great achievement of Italy team was in 2012. That time, Italy was success to pass into final but defeated by Spain with the score 0-4. Italy also made another great result in 2000 when they became runner up in UEFA Euro Cup. Aside from their great performance, Italy also ever obtained bad result in this tournament. Italy once failed in group qualification in Euro Cup which was held on 2004. Apart from it, Italy always shows amazing performance for Italy to Qualify.