Pietro “Piet” Pineda scored the only goal in the opening leg of the first round of Euro 2016 and secured Italy’s victory with a spectacular strike from outside the box.

The forward took a shot that struck the bottom of the net and ricocheted past goalkeeper Stefano Casilli to put Italy ahead 1-0 in the second leg.

But Casilli denied Pinedo a second, making way for Alessandro Nesta to tap in from the edge of the box in the 87th minute.

It was the first goal for Pinedaa, who made his first appearance in the Euros after joining the Italian national side as a 17-year-old last summer.

The youngster has scored four goals in four games in the last two months, including two in Italy’s first leg win over France in Paris on Wednesday.

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