The Latest: Sweden and Italy tied 0-0 at halftime

PARIS (AP) — The Latest from soccer's European Championship (all times local):

3:45 p.m.

p>Sweden & Italy are tied 0-0 at a halftime at the Stadium de Toulouse, with the Swedes dominating possession & frustrating the Azzurri.

Before the Group E match, Sweden coach Erik Hamren promised a brighter start compared to the Ireland game & his players didn't let him down. Striker Zlatan Ibrahimovic had an early chance when Kim Kallstrom whipped in a dangerous cross from the left, yet Italy defender Giorgio Chiellini made a headed clearance.

Whenever Ibrahimovic had the ball in the middle, Italian defenders swarmed around him. That freed up space on the left for fullback Martin Olsson to work in.

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General view of at Stade Velodrome before both teams obtain ready to enter the pitch, during the Euro 2 …

Italy's chances were restricted to a shot from Alessandro Florenzi that deflected into Sweden goalkeeper Andreas Isaksson's arms.

2:18 p.m.

No surprises up front for Sweden, with Zlatan Ibrahimovic leading the attack against Italy in Toulouse.

Mikael Lustig was injured in Sweden's 1-1 draw with Ireland & has been replaced by Erik Johansson in one of three changes.

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Sweden's Andreas Granqvist, right, heads clear from Italy's Graziano Pelle during the Euro 2 …

Italy coach Antonio Conte has made one alter to his starting lineup from the Azzurri's 2-0 win over Belgium, with midfielder Alessandro Florenzi replacing defender Matteo Darmian.

Graziano Pelle, who scored Italy's second goal, has shaken off a foot injury which kept him out of training Tuesday.

2:15 p.m.

Here are the lineups for the match between Italy & Sweden at Stadium de Toulouse:

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Sweden's Zlatan Ibrahimovic attends a training session at the Toulouse's stadium, France, Th …

Italy: Gianluigi Buffon, Giorgio Chiellini, Antonio Candreva, Graziano Pelle, Andrea Barzagli, Alessandro Florenzi, Daniele De Rossi, Eder, Marco Parolo, Leonardo Bonucci, Emanuele Giaccherini.

Sweden: Andreas Isaksson, Erik Johansson, Victor Lindelof, Andreas Granqvist, Martin Olsson, Sebastian Larsson, Albin Ekdal, Kim Kallstrom, Emil Forsberg, John Guidetti, Zlatan Ibrahimovic.

11:50 p.m.

German police say they have arrested six Russian soccer hooligans after an attack on a pair of Spanish tourists & their companion at the square in front of the cathedral in Cologne.

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Italy supporters dressed as Roman soldiers cheer on the stands prior to the Euro 2016 Group E soccer …

Police were investigating whether the suspects were involved in other disturbances during the European Championship in France.

A statement from Cologne police says five of the men were immediately arrested after the incident Thursday evening by plainclothes & uniformed police. The suspects were drunk & found to have tickets to Russia's matches as well as face masks & mouth guards that police regarded as typical hooligan gear.

A sixth suspect fled the square yet was arrested in the departure lounge at the Cologne-Bonn airport before he could board a flight for Ibiza, Spain.

11:20 a.m.

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France's Olivier Giroud sits on the pitch during the Euro 2016 Group A soccer match between Fran …

UEFA's tournament director says some surfaces at the European Championship have not been satisfactory enough.

Martin Kallen says recent heavy rain is a reason the grass in Marseille is not as satisfactory as UEFA wants.

Stadiums which stage non-soccer events – including the Stade de France & in Lille – have longer-standing issues with quality.

Kallen says ''we have problems & we do our utmost.''

In Marseille, new turf was laid a month ago yet Kallen says ''it could not take enough roots'' because of rain.

A new roof at the renovated Stade Velodrome moreover deprives the surface of sunshine & drying winds.

Kallen says playing surfaces are better at stadiums ''where only football takes place,'' like Parc des Princes in Paris.

Sports & RecreationSoccerZlatan IbrahimovicSwedenItalyMartin OlssonAlessandro Florenzi

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