Switzerland qualifies for World Cup, Italy to play playoffs

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Euro champions Italy has to play in the playoffs, Switzerland qualifies for next year’s FIFA World Cup 2022 in Qatar.

Switzerland defeated Bulgaria 4-0 in the final match of Group C of the European Championship on Monday night.

Italy finished second after a goalless draw with Northern Ireland. The top-ranked team will be directly selected for the World Cup, while the second-placed team will play in the playoffs.

Along with Italy, one of the biggest teams in Europe, Portugal has to play in the playoffs.

To give victory to Switzerland at home. Noah Okafor, Ruben Vargas, Cedric Itten, and Remo Freuler scored.

After the victory, Switzerland added 18 points from 8 games.

After a goalless draw with Northern Ireland, Italy finished second with 16 points from eight games.