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Italy v Spain [EURO 2020]

1 Name: 606 2021-07-06 19:13
Italy v Spain (20:00 BST)

The atmosphere could be interesting tonight because fans who could have flown in from Italy and Spain would have to quarantine and therefore miss the game.

That means the crowd is likely to be made up of UK-based Italians and Spaniards, as well as neutrals.

Italian FA president Gabriele Gravina says they have been given 125 tickets - out of a possible 60,000 crowd.

"It is unfair that there are no fans from Italy and Spain," says Italy boss Roberto Mancini. "But it is better to play in front of the public than in front of a few people - that is the beauty of sport."

Looking through the picture agencies and both countries seem well represented outside a wet Wembley so far.

Italy only make the one enforced change with Chelsea's Emerson replacing Leonardo Spinazzola at left-back.

Otherwise it's the XI who beat Belgium 2-1 last time.

Italy: Donnarumma, Di Lorenzo, Bonucci, Chiellini, Emerson, Jorginho, Barella, Verratti, Chiesa, Immobile, Insigne

Subs: Sirigu, Locatelli, Belotti, Berardi, Pessina, Acerbi, Cristante, Bernardeschi, Bastoni, Florenzi, Toloi, Meret.

Alvaro Morata is left out of the Spain starting line-up in one of three changes from their penalty shootout win over Switzerland.

Mikel Oyarzabal, usually more of a winger, takes his place up front.

Dani Olmo replaces the injured Pablo Sarabia out wide - and Eric Garcia takes the place of Pau Torres at centre-back.

Spain: Simon, Azpilicueta, Garcia, Laporte, Jordi Alba, Koke, Busquets, Gonzalez, Ferran Torres, Oyarzabal, Olmo.

Subs: de Gea, Diego Llorente, Pau Torres, Marcos Llorente, Morata, Gerard, Thiago, Sanchez, Gaya, Rodri, Fabian, Traore.

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