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How to Watch Live Italy vs. England in the Euro 2020 Final

How to Watch Live Euro 2020 Final: England vs. Italy
Kane and Sterling look to bring England back the Euro 2020 title on home soil against Italy. Frank Augstein/EPA

From a frenzied feast of 24 teams, only Italy and England remain at the Euro 2020 table, each hoping to dine on the misery of their respective opponents in Sunday’s Wembley final. The Three Lions look ravenous after reaching their maiden European Championship final on home soil, but the Azzurri’s gladiators will be up for the fight as they look to loot their London hosts.

What TV Channel is Italy-England on?

A European Championship for the history books will conclude with England defending their borders against an unstoppable Italian force, airing live on ESPN, TUDN and Univision. You can live stream Euro 2020 matches on fuboTV.

How to Watch Italy vs. England

When: Sunday, July 11

Where: Wembley Stadium, London, England

Time: 3 p.m. ET

TV Info: ESPN, TUDN, Univision

Live Stream: fuboTV (watch for free)

While England hold the home edge and have travelled considerably less throughout Euro 2020, Italy—winners of this competition in 1968—will hope their one extra day of rest pays up at the end of a demanding month. Roberto Mancini’s side have set a new national team record of 33 games unbeaten en route to the final, having not suffered defeat since losing 1-0 to Portugal in a UEFA Nations League clash in September 2018. They became the first team to book their spot in the final after ending the 120 minutes against Spain with one goal apiece, beating their semi opponents on penalties to advance:

The Azzurri also have history on their side given they’ve lost only two of their last 14 encounters with the English, taking the Three Lions to task whenever they’ve met at a major competition:

Mancini won’t have Leonardo Spinazzola at his disposal after the speedster suffered a hamstring injury in the quarter-final win over Belgium, with Chelsea’s Emerson Palmieri set to continue at left-back. Italy could also be without Juventus winger Federico Chiesa after he was forced in the semi-final against Spain, with Domenico Berardi and Juve team-mate Federico Bernardeschi among the potential alternatives. Gareth Southgate has no such fitness concerns ahead of a historic outing for England, though their 2-1 extra-time win over Denmark didn’t come without its share of controversy:

Captain Harry Kane is the top scorer still active in the competition and Tottenham’s talisman can pull level with Cristiano Ronaldo and Patrik Schick in the Golden Boot race if he nets against Italy. Manchester City’s Raheem Sterling also has the Golden Boot in his sights with three goals of his own, while none among the Italian camp have managed to score more than twice (five players).

The home support made their presence felt against Denmark with boos, jeers, and even a laser in the eye of Danish No.1 Kasper Schmeichel before he saved Kane’s extra-time penalty.
Former Lion and Match of the Day host Gary Lineker implored the home fans to not repeat those antics on Sunday, calling for more respect towards England’s final opponents:

After ’55 years of hurt’, football will inevitably come home in the sense that one team will lift the European crown at Wembley, the new-and-improved site where England won the World Cup in 1966. This will be the Three Lions’ first major final since then, while Italy head for their eighth in that last half-century or so, having won three of those deciders (including World Cups in 1982 and 2006).

It was at the Old Wembley that England’s incumbent manager missed the decisive penalty to see his side knocked out of the Euro 96 semifinals by Germany, but he returns reinvigorated 25 years on. The form book suggests the Azzurri have the experience and know-how to handle the big occasion, but can a new generation of English talent guide Southgate to European redemption?

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