In my preview of yesterday’s match, I predicted that Italy would win 2-1 on the basis that they had the edge on England in the group stage statistically; more possession and shots, and fewer shots against.
I may have got the scoreline wrong, but the Azzurri easily dominated a poor England side as expected. With the Three Lions now heading home, I thought I’d look at their stats and consider what they mean for England.
Squawka is a brand new football website which provides live stats during games, with a chatroom attached, and it gives you the ability to tweet interesting stats you find. It’s completely free, so I strongly recommend you check it out.
They also have a blog, and I will be writing for them throughout the tournament. The links to my articles can be found below:
England 0 Italy 0 (Italy win on penalties) analysis
Sweden vs France preview
Sweden 2 England 3 analysis
France 1 England 1 analysis
Poland vs Greece preview
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