Euro 2016: Italy vs Germany - Interesting facts you must know about the marquee clash

Bastian Schweinsteiger & Co, who are currently the world champions, are yet to concede a goal in Euro 2016.

Last Updated: Jul 03, 2016, 00:00 AM IST
Euro 2016: Italy vs Germany - Interesting facts you must know about the marquee clash

New Delhi: In a much-awaited match, world champions Germany take on Italy in the third quarter-final of Euro 2016.

Both the camps are aware of each other's weaknesses and strengths, having met on numerous occasions at majour tournaments in the past.

Here are some facts you must know ahead of their quarter-final match:

Germany are yet to defeat Italy in a major tournament having lost all their previous eight meetings.

In their most recent encounter in a major tournament, Italy defeated Germany 2-1, courtesy a brace from Mario Balotell in Euro 2012.

Bastian Schweinsteiger & Co, who are currently the world champions, are yet to concede a goal in the tournament.

The prize on offer in Bordeaux is a semi-final against host nation France or surprise package Iceland, who meet on Sunday.

While Germany have won European Championship thrice, Italy are seeking to win their second title.