Euro 2020: Roberto Mancini snubs Italy and names the country that will win the tournament


Italy coach Roberto Mancini has despised his team and named France, Portugal and Belgium as the favorite countries to win Euro 2020 this year.

Mancini believes that France, Portugal and Belgium are clear favorites to win Euro 2020 ahead of Italy due to their quality, experience and track record.

The former Manchester City manager said this after Italy clinched a place in the round of 16 by recording their second consecutive 3-0 win against Switzerland on Wednesday night.

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Euro 2020 started on June 11 and will end on July 11, 2021.

Speaking about his favorite country to win Euro 2020, Mancini said in his post-match press conference: “In the European Championship there are France, Portugal and Belgium: one of them is world champion, another is European champion and the another is number one. ranked side in the world.

“These are teams that have been built over several years and it is natural that they are more advanced than us, but in football anything can happen, you should not take anything for granted.”

And he added: “Every game is difficult, you always have to go out and play. I have been fortunate to have had very good players who like to play, they like to be out there and they like to take risks.

“The players are the ones who deserve the credit. I will try to explain my thought process and there is still a long way to go ”.

Italy will now face Wales in their third and final Group A match on Sunday.

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Euro 2020: Roberto Mancini snubs Italy and names the country that will win the tournament

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