David Schiavone Date: 24th June 2017 at 10:41pm
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Federico Bernardeschi was the hero for Italy U21 as his goal was enough to overcome Germany 1-0 and lead the Azzurrini to top spot in Group C.

Going into the match, Luigi Di Biagio’s charges were staring elimination in the face and it looked as if a two-goal victory, scoring at least three goals, would be too much. However, thanks to Denmark’s 4-2 win over the Czech Republic, and victory in Krakow, Italy qualified for the semi-finals as group winners.

Germany also went through as best runners-up as their goal difference of +4 is greater than that of Slovakia’s on +3.

As a result, Italy will face Spain, while the Germans will tackle old rivals England.

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