AFTER a year of waiting, Euro 2020 is finally here!
Italy are taking on Turkey in the opening match, with both sides hoping to make it through to the knockout stages.
Turkey picked up a memorable draw against France in Paris[/caption]
Italy achieved a clean sweep in their Euro 2020 qualifying campaign[/caption]
The Italians made a big statement of intent in their qualifying campaign, cruising to top spot in their group with ten wins out of ten.
Turkey meanwhile came second in their group but showed they can mix it with the best by beating world champions France 2-0 at home and drawing 1-1 away.
Wales and Switzerland are the other two teams in Euro 2020 Group A.
What time does Turkey vs Italy kick off?
- Turkey vs Italy takes place on Friday, June 11.
- Turkey vs Italy kicks off at 8pm UK time.
- That’s 9pm in Rome and 10pm in Ankara.
What TV channel is Turkey vs Italy on and can I live stream it?
- Turkey vs Italy is live on BBC One in the UK.
- To stream the game live, head to the BBC iPlayer.
- RAI and Sky Italia are showing Euro 2020 in Italy while TRT is the Turkish broadcaster.
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Can I watch Turkey vs Italy for free?
- Yes. BBC One and BBC iPlayer are FREE for all UK viewers with a TV licence.
- Get your TV licence here.
PSG midfielder Marco Verratti remains a doubt in a major blow for the Italians.
Verratti, 28 has a knee injury and has been training alone during the preparations.
Sassuolo star Manuel Locatelli is expected to replace Verratti for the big Euro 2020 opener in Rome.
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Italy’s Euro 2020 squad
Roberto Mancini’s final 26-man Italy squad is as follows:
- Gianluigi Donnarumma (GK)
- Alex Meret (GK)
- Salvatore Sirigu (GK)
- Francesco Acerbi
- Alessandro Bastoni
- Leonardo Bonucci
- Giorgio Chiellini
- Giovanni Di Lorenzo
- Alessandro Florenzi
- Leonardo Spinazzola
- Rafael Toloi
- Nicolo Barella
- Bryan Cristante
- Manuel Locatelli
- Lorenzo Pellegrini
- Matteo Pessina
- Stefano Sensi
- Marco Verratti
- Andrea Belotti
- Federico Bernardeschi
- Federico Chiesa
- Ciro Immobile
- Lorenzo Insigne
- Giacomo Raspadori
Turkey’s Euro 2020 squad
Senol Gunes’ final 26-man Turkey squad is as follows:
- Mert Günok (GK)
- Uğurcan Çakır (GK)
- Altay Bayındır (GK)
- Kaan Ayhan
- Çağlar Söyüncü
- Zeki Çelik
- Merih Demiral
- Umut Meraş
- Ozan Kabak
- Mert Müldür
- Rıdvan Yılmaz
- Ozan Tufan
- Hakan Çalhanoğlu
- Okay Yokuşlu
- Yusuf Yazıcı
- Cengiz Ünder
- İrfan Kahveci
- Dorukhan Toköz
- Abdülkadir Ömür
- Taylan Antalyalı
- Orkun Kökçü
- Kerem Aktürkoğlu
- Burak Yılmaz (c)
- Kenan Karaman
- Enes Ünal
- Halil Dervişoğlu