Italy U-21 face tough task after shock loss
Italy's hopes of qualifying for the European U-21 Championship semi-finals are left hanging by a thread after a 3-1 loss to the Czech Republic yesterday morning (Singapore time).
The Azzurrini must now beat Germany in their final Group C match on Tuesday, and hope that the Czechs do not beat Denmark.
In the other Group C match, Germany beat Denmark 3-0. Only the winners and the best runners-up from the three groups qualify for the last four.
In tomorrow morning's Group B games, Spain, who have already qualified as group winners, face Serbia, while Portugal can seal second spot with a draw against Macedonia. - WIRE SERVICES