Roberto Mancini’s Italy take on Gareth Southgates England tonight in the first game of the EURO 2024 qualifiers.
Italy are the current European Champions after defeating England on penalties back in 2021, tonight will be a chance for England to get their revenge on the Azzurri.
At what time is the Italy vs England match scheduled to take place?
The opening match of the Euro 2024 qualifiers between Italy and England will take place at the Diego Armando Maradona Stadium in Naples, with kick-off at 7.45pm.
What is the latest team news for Italy and England?
Italy’s coach, Roberto Mancini, has named three new players in his 30-man squad for the opening Euro 2024 qualifiers.
Lecce goalkeeper Wladimiro Falcone, Torino defender Alessandro Buongiorno, and Atletico Tigre striker Mateo Retegui will all be making their debut for the national team.
However, Ciro Immobile is currently injured, and despite lacking playing time, Mancini has opted for Gianluca Scamacca of West Ham United over Napoli’s Giacomo Raspadori.
On the other hand, England’s coach, Gareth Southgate, has been hit by a few injuries, with Marcus Rashford, Mason Mount, and Nick Pope withdrawing from the squad.
Trent Alexander-Arnold, Callum Wilson, and Ben White were not included in the squad. However, there are spots for Kalvin Phillips and Ivan Toney, while Raheem Sterling is currently injured.
Where can I watch the Italy vs England match?
The match will be aired on Channel 4 in the UK, with coverage starting from 7pm.