The author of the only goal in the match Italy – Sweden striker of Italy Azzurra Eder gave the post-match comments.
Eder scored a goal in the 88th minute as Italy brought the most important victory that allowed them to reach the 1/8 finals of the European championship. The words of the player leads the official website of the UEFA:
“I’m happy not only for himself but for the whole team. We worked hard and responsibly prepare for this tournament. Well, I won two of the opening match. Many did not expect this from us. Today we did the maximum, and in the end it brought results.
Well studied Swedes. We know how hard it will be to cope with them, but endured and finished the match with a goal, which all of us pleased. Of course, the victory gave us confidence. Insigne and Immobile, who today remained in reserve at the end of the match, ran onto the field to congratulate me.”
Éder plays for the national team of Italy from the end of 2015. In ten matches he scored two goals.