Below is the ninth installment of a Euro 2016 column titled “Footé in France” by O-Posts mainstay and top football writer, Adam Gray. It is Antonio Conte’s Italy, with their Juventus built back four, who possess the solid defensive platform on which a potential Euro 2016 triumph will be built, but Germany head into Saturday’s 

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Four years ago at the Olimpiyskyiy National Sports Complex in Kiev, Ukraine marked one of the most forgettable days for Italian football. Italy not only suffered a defeat, but endured the humiliation of a 4-0 thrashing at the hands of Spain in the 2012 European Final: the heaviest defeat of any final in the competition. 

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Below is the fourth installment of a Euro 2016 column titled “Footé in France” by O-Posts mainstay and top football writer, Adam Gray. Before he leaves for Chelsea and hands the reigns over to Giampiero Ventura, Italy coach Antonio Conte will be aiming to sign off on a high after two years in charge. Conte 

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