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Italy vs. Spain, Euro 2020 semifinal: Live blog, highlights it happened: live blog, updates, highlights, lineups, etc.

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Euro 2020 final approaches, and here we are to decide the first team which will get a shot at glory at this very stage in five days. It is a clash that midfield admirers crave, putting the showmanship of Jorginho and co. with the Italian national team against the true and tested control via “tiki-taka” from Spain.

In fact we have not just Jorginho representing Chelsea via Azzurri but also left-back Emerson on the pitch for Roberto Mancini’s side. Meanwhile Blues captain César Azpilicueta starts for La Furia Roja at right-back.

Here we go!

Italy starting lineup (4-3-3):
Donnarumma | Di Lorenzo, Bonucci, Chiellini (c), Emerson | Barella, Jorginho, Verratti | Chiesa, Immobile, Insigne

Substitutes from: Meret, Sirigu, Tolói, Acerbi, Florenzi, Bastoni, Cristante, Locatelli, Berardi, Bernardeschi, Pessina, Belotti

Spain starting lineup (4-3-3):
Simón | Azpilicueta, García, Laporte, Alba | Koke, Busquets (c), Pedri | Torres, Oyarzabal, Olmo

Substitutes from: Sanchez, De Gea, Llorente, Pau Torres, Gayà, Rodri, Ruiz, Llorente, Alcântara, Morata, Moreno, Traoré

Date / Time: Tuesday, July 6, 2021, 20.00 BST; 3pm EDT
Venue: Wembley Stadium, London, England
Referee: Felix Brych (GER)

On TV: BBC One (UK); ESPN, Univision, TUDN (USA); elsewhere
Streaming online: BBC iPlayer (UK); ESPN+, Univision Now (USA)


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