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Looking at Italy to begin with, they will have been delighted to qualify from such a difficult group. They were in a poor run of form leading up the tournament but put in the performances when they really mattered.
Claudio Prandelli will now hope his side can keep their good run of results going and go on to make a serious challenge to win Euro 2012.
Mario Balotelli getting on the score sheet against Republic of Ireland last time out could be massive for Italy as they seem to have been lacking an in form goal scorer. Balotelli will also want to prove himself on the big stage against many of his Premier League opponents.
Prandelli’s team could be set up perfectly for tournament football with their solid defence and counter attacking style of play. This match has the makings of being a tight affair and you can back the Italians at 19/10.
As for England, they came into Euro 2012 with not a great deal expected of them. However, after racking up seven points from the group stages and topping the table, people will have started to take note of the Three Lions.
Roy Hodgson has installed a belief in his team and they all seem to want to do well for the new boss.
Hodgson has now been in charge for five matches and in that time his men have remained unbeaten and kept three clean sheets.
They may not be the most pleasing on the eye, but England are a well organised outfit and have the players more than capable of providing that bit of quality needed in front of goal.
In terms of betting on England, you can back them at 7/4 to beat Italy in normal time.