Italy vs Greece: Jorginho, Bernardeschi score as Azzurri win by 2-0

Italy vs Greece: Jorginho, Bernardeschi score as Azzurri win by 2-0

- Italy vs Greece ended 2-0 in favour of the Azzurri as they booked their Euro 2020 spot

- Jorginho and Federico Bernardeschi scored a goal each in the second half to seal the win

- Italy who failed to qualify for last summer's World Cup have now won eight straight games

Italy vs Greece saw Roberto Mancini's side book their place in next year's Euro 2020 tournament with three games to spare.

Two second half goals from Chelsea star Jorginho and Juventus midfielder Federico Bernardeschi gave Italy a 2-0 win over the Greeks.

Italy who for the first time in their history wore their unusual green-stripe in front of their home fans, failed to register a shot on target in the first half despite having a handfull of possession.

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But Napoli star Lorenzo Insigne won a penalty for the Azzurri after his shocked was blocked by Greece defender Andreas Bouchalakis just after the hour mark.

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And Jorginho sent the keeper the wrong way in the 63rd minute to give his side a vital 1-0 lead from the resulting spot-kick.

With 12 minutes left to play, substitute Bernardeschi put the game beyond the reach of the Greek side as his angled shot from outside of the 18-yard box gave the keeper no chance as it ended 2-0.

Italy who failed to qualify for the 2018 World Cup have now made it through to the Euro 2020 championship next summer with three games to spare.

Mancini's men topped Group J, winning all seven matches and extended their winning streak to eight.

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