10 Interesting Stats Ahead of Italy-Spain

1 – Italy have only been caught offside once in their three games.

1 – Spain collected the fewest cards during the group stage (1 yellow card).

3 – Spain and Iceland were the only nations to name the same starting XIs in all three of their group games.

6 – This will be the sixth meeting between these two in European Championship history – more than any other pairing.

6 – Italy’s defeat to the Republic of Ireland in their last outing was only their sixth-ever defeat at the European Championships.

8% – Republic of Ireland’s win over Italy was Antonio Conte’s first competitive defeat as the Azzurri‘s manager (W9 D3).

10 – Italy and Romania collected the most cards in the group stage (10 yellow cards each).

22 – Italy have used the most players at Euro 2016 – only third-choice goalkeeper Federico Marchetti yet to feature.

34 – Italy and Spain have met 34 times in the past with each nation winning 10 each (D14).

733 – Nikola Kalinić ended Spain’s record run of 733 minutes without conceding a goal at a European Championship in their last outing.

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