10 Interesting Stats Ahead of Belgium-Italy

0 – Romelu Lukaku failed to score in qualifying (5 games).

4 – Italy were one of four teams to come through qualifying undefeated (along with Austria, England and Romania).

4 – Belgium won their last four games in qualifying.

5 – This is only Belgium’s fifth appearance at a European Championship finals with two of those qualifying automatically as hosts.

18 – Daniele De Rossi is the only Italian entering Euro 2016 with more than six goals for his country.

20 – Juventus conceded only 20 goals in 38 Serie A games this past season – the Italian goalkeeper and back three are all expected to be Juventus players.

22 – Italy conceded the fewest corners in qualifying.

156 – Only Spain’s Iker Casillas (167) heads into Euro 2016 with more caps than Gianluigi Buffon.

180 – Belgium failed to score a single goal in 180 minutes versus Wales in qualifying.

2000 – These two sides met at Euro 2000 in Belgium with Italy coming out on top in a 2-0 win to help eliminate the co-hosts in the group stage. Current Italy and Belgium coaches Antonio Conte Marc Wilmots were on opposite sides in that match.

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