Germany and Italy are facing in the quarterfinals on Saturday night at the Nouveau Stade de Bordeaux in Euro 2016.
The Germans have never beaten Italy at a major tournament in eight previous attempts.
The Germans qualified for the last eight with a 3-0 win over Slovakia while Antonio Conte side by defeating Euro 2012 winners Spain in the previous round.
Giorgio Chiellini bundled in to open the scoring after the half-hour mark. The victory was sealed in stoppage time when Southampton’s Graziano Pelle smashed in second goal of the tournament. In truth, the scoreline flattered Spain, with De Gea pulling off a number of crucial stops in the first half. Leonardo Bonnuci picked up the Man of the Match award for his efforts.
The winner of the tie will face one of France or Iceland in the second semi-final on July 7.