Eder's late goal sends Italy through to Euro 2016 knockout stage

Italy is through to the knockout stage after its second win in as many matches at Euro 2016.
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Italy is through to the Euro 2016 knockout stage after its second win in as many games, this one a 1-0 win over Sweden in Toulouse. 

Eder scored the decider in the 88th minute, carving through the Sweden defense in Toulouse after a throw-in from Chiellini was headed in his path from Simone Zaza. His right-footed curler beat Andreas Isaksson to account for all the attacking, in a match that was devoid of clear chances both ways. Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who scored a famous goal against Italy in Euro 2004, was bottled up but Italy's suffocating defense, with his best chance being a tap at the doorstep for which he was offside. Sweden did not register a shot on goal.

For Italy, it's the second straight clean sheet in the competition following a 2-0 win over Belgium in the opener. 

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Belgium and Ireland meet Saturday in the group's other second match.