Germany v Italy: Euro 2016 live stream commentary on talkSPORT

first_img Kick-off is at 8pm in Nouveau Stade de Bordeaux Euro 2016: Every Goal, Every Game, Every Day on talkSPORTThe most eye-catching tie of the Euro 2016 quarter-finals takes place on Saturday evening as world champions Germany face Italy – and it is LIVE on talkSPORT!Joachim Low’s side will be aiming to book their place in the last four of the competition, to keep their hopes alive of a first European Championship success since 1996. Meanwhile Antonio Conte will be hoping to continue the Azzurri’s impressive campaign before he takes the reins at Chelsea later this month. The Italians have won the competition just once before – in 1968 – but they are well-placed to go far as they have kept three clean sheets out of four.This sort of line-up looks like it should be a meeting in the final, not for a place in the last four. The winner will join Portugal and Wales in the semis, along with the winner of France v Iceland on Sunday. So far, the Germans have beaten Ukraine, Northern Ireland and Slovakia, drawing with Poland in the group stages. Italy, meanwhile, have been impressive, beating Belgium, Sweden and Spain, losing to the Republic of Ireland in the final group match after making a number of changes. Germany v Italy is live on talkSPORT from 7pm (8pm kick-off) – check here for the various ways to follow the game.Conte, whose side lost 4-1 in a friendly against Joachim Low’s side earlier this year, told a pre-match press conference:“We started with very low expectations. We’re showing we can overcome insurmountable obstacles.“We’ve improved since the March friendly. It was a resounding defeat and it will motivate us to see if the gap has closed.“Germany are the best team in the world but no-one is beaten at the start of a game.“They can hurt you when they attack; they’ve quality, talent and a great team ethic. It’s a potent mix.”Meanwhile, Low accepts Saturday’s quarter-final could well provide the eventual winner of the tournament, such is the quality on their side of the draw.The Germany coach said:“Tomorrow’s winner may be European champions – all teams that make it into the semi-finals have the goal to reach the final.“Both teams have the quality but the title is still far off.“We have the next game to contest, then comes the semi-final, probably against the hosts, which is also no picnic.“There is still a long way. The team that wins tomorrow is one of the favourites for the title.”Confirmed Germany XI: Neuer; Höwedes, Boateng, Hummels; Kimmich, Khedira, Kroos, Hector; Özil; Müller, Gomez.Confirmed Italy XI: Buffon; Barzagli, Bonucci, Chiellini; Florenzi, Sturaro, Parolo, Giaccherini, De Sciglio; Pelle, Eder. 1last_img read more

Reach Cogent is a Rs 2,999 3G phone with 1GB RAM, 2000mAh battery

first_imgReach Mobile, a home grown company on Friday launched a new ultra-affordable 3G phone in the Indian market, called the Cogent. The Cogent will be available for buy exclusively from online retail website ShopClues at a price of Rs 2,999 starting from March 17.The Reach Cogent comes with a 4-inch WVGA display with a 480×800 pixels resolution. It is powered by a 1.3GHz quad-core processor (unspecified chipset) coupled with 1GB RAM and 8GB of internal memory which is further expandable by up to 32GB via microSD card.The dualSIM phone runs Android 5.1 Lollipop out-of-the-box. It sports a 3.2-megapixel camera on the rear with LED flash along with a 1.3-megapixel front-facing shooter. It is backed by a 2,000mAh battery which is rated to deliver up to 7 hours of talk time and up to 200 hours of standby time.The Cogent will be available in the colours: gold, red, black and white.”Cogent is a device tailor-made for users who are glued to their smartphones all day and demand reliability, speed and long-lasting strength from their phone. Considering that it holds appeal for a vast majority of tech-savvy consumers, we are excited to partner with ShopClues,” Anis Rahman, vice president, Reach Mobile said.”We see a lot in common with the marketplace’s emphasis on offering the assurance of quality within a reasonable budget and hence are confident of receiving a tremendous response from consumers for the exclusive launch of Cogent through this association,” he added.last_img read more