The Azzurra National Team, which will face Spain in the Semifinals, reached 15 consecutive games with a win between the knockout and Euro 2020
The Italy selection, who will face Spain Tuesday in the first Semifinal of Euro 2020, established with his victory in Munich over Belgium a new record for consecutive wins in continental competition, including qualifying.
Roberto Mancini’s set accumulates fifteen consecutive victories, surpassing the mark set by Joachim Low with Germany, who won all 10 of their qualifying matches for the Euro 2012 and then the three from the group stage and the one from Quarter finals. Italy precisely cut his streak.
Belgium also came to the Allianz Arena meeting with an open streak of 14 wins, but their defeat against the Azzurri it stopped him in his tracks and left them with the record.
Italy, which fell on penalties against Germany in the Quarter finals of the past France Euro 2016, began their streak in the first qualifying match against Finland in Udine with a 2-1 victory.
He finished the previous round with ten wins (the other teams in his group were Greece, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Armenia and Liechtenstein), with 37 goals for and four against, and in the Final Phase he has beaten Turkey, Switzerland, Wales, Austria and Belgium.
Total, Italy, which was left out of the World Cup in Russia, links 33 games without losing, thus leaving behind the national record of 30 that Vittorio Pozzo’s team had between 1935 and 1939.
The Italian painting has equaled two other records final phases of Euro Cups, that of most consecutive wins and the one with the most wins in a single tournament, in both cases with five.
In the section with the most consecutive wins, they are tied with France (06/12/84 – 06/27/84), Holland (06/15/88 – 06/12/92) and Czech Republic (06/21/00 – 27 / 06/04); and in the one with the most victories in a single tournament with France (1984, 2000 and 2016) and Spain (2008).