Italy 2-1 Austria LIVE! Extra-time drama - Euros result, latest news, goal highlights and reaction

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Italy vs Austria - LIVE!

There was drama at Wembley on the opening night of the Euro 2020 knockout stages as Italy needed extra-time to squeeze past Austria and into the quarter-finals.

The Italians struggled to hit the highs of their group stage masterclasses in a goalless opening 90 minutes and Austria might have won it had VAR not ruled out Marko Arnautovic’s header for offside.

However, the game exploded into life in extra-time as a pair of substitutes Federico Chiesa and Matteo Pessina looked to have put Italy well on their way to victory, only for Sasa Kalajdzic’s header to set up a nervy finale.

In the end, though, Roberto Mancini’s side held on to join Denmmark in the quarter-finals of the tournament, where they will face the winner of Sunday’s clash between Belgium and Portugal.

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