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Pessina seals top spot for Italy as beaten Wales qualify for last 16
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Pessina seals top spot for Italy as beaten Wales qualify for last 16

Italy extended their unbeaten run to 30 games -- 25 wins and five draws -- a feat last achieved under two-time World Cup winning coach Vittorio Pozzo between 1935 and 1939 Matteo Pessina scored as Italy made it three wins out of three at Euro 2020 by beating 10-man Wales 1-0 to finish top of Group A on Sunday with both teams advancing to the last 16. Pessina's goal means Italy will play the runner-up from Group C in the next round, with Wales facing the team that comes second in Group B. In his 35th game in charge of the Azzurri who failed to qualify for the 2018 World Cup, Roberto Mancini's side also matched an 80-year Italian record. Italy extended their unbeaten run to 30 games -- 25 wins and five draws -- a feat last achieved under two-time World Cup winning coach Vittorio...