The UEFA Euro 2020 is in it’s Quarter Final stage and what a fixture to have in line. The Belgium vs Italy is the most exciting fixture of this stage without a doubt and both of these teams are the contenders to win the tournament. The Azzurris take on the Belgians in Munich, Germany for the quest of Semi Final.
Kick off Timing
Date: July 2/3, 2021.
Time: 03:00 PM on ET, 12:30 AM on IST, 07:00 on GMT.
Place: Allianz Arena, Munich, Germany.
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Where To Watch Euro 2020 Live in the USA
• TV Channels: ABC, ESPN, ESPN2 (all 51 matches)
• Spanish Language TV: Univision, TUDN (11 of 51 matches)
• Online Streaming: fuboTV (all 51 matches), ESPN app / ABC app, PrendeTV / TUDN.tv
After beating a tough Portuguese side, Belgium have come into Quarter Final to face Italy, who also had to beat a strong and settled Austrian outfit to qualify.
Both of these teams are equally strong and balanced to it’s quite tough to call out a favourite. The result of this game will be decided on the smallest of margins and on the tiniest of errors.
Squad for Euro 2020
Goalkeepers: Thibaut Courtois, Simon Mignolet, Matz Sels
Defenders: Jan Vertonghen, Toby Alderweireld, Thomas Vermaelen, Thomas Meunier, Jason Denayer, Dedryck Boyata, Leander Dendoncker, Timothy Castagne
Midfielders: Axel Witsel, Kevin De Bruyne, Nacer Chadli, Yannick Carrasco, Youri Tielemans, Thorgan Hazard, Dennis Praet, Hans Vanaken
Forwards: Eden Hazard, Dries Mertens, Romelu Lukaku, Christian Benteke, Michy Batshuayi, Jeremy Doku, Leandro Trossard
Goalkeepers: Gianluigi Donnarumma, Alex Meret, Salvatore Sirigu
Defenders: Francesco Acerbi, Alessandro Bastoni, Leonardo Bonucci, Giorgio Chiellini, Giovanni Di Lorenzo, Emerson, Alessandro Florenzi, Leonardo Spinazzola, Rafael Toloi
Midfielders: Nicolo Barella, Bryan Cristante, Jorginho, Manuel Locatelli, Lorenzo Pellegrini, Stefano Sensi, Marco Verratti
Forwards: Andrea Belotti, Domenico Berardi, Federico Bernardeschi, Federico Chiesa, Ciro Immobile, Lorenzo Insigne, Giacomo Raspadori
Head to Head
Belgium wins: 4
Italy wins: 11
Last Meeting: Belgium 0-2 Italy.
Team News and Facts
Belgium are most likely to miss their two biggest stars in the name of Kevin De Bruyne and Eden Hazard as they’ve picked up injuries against Portugal in Last 16. Although the situation is 50-50 according to coach Roberto Martinez.
Italy’s Giorgio Chiellini is also set to return after injury. Although it’s doubtful too.
Belgium are currently the top team in FIFA World ranking while Italians are World no. 7. Italy infact are way ahead in head to head terms against Belgium.
Belgium’s Alderweireld, T.Hazard, Vermaelen will miss their match if they are booked tonight. Italy’s Barella, Di Lorenzo, Pessina will meet the same fate too.
Expected Starting Line Up:
Belgium: Thibaut Courtois; Jan Vertonghen, Toby Alderweireld, Thomas Vermaelen; Thorgan Hazard, Axel Witsel, Youri Tielemans, Thomas Meunier; Yannick Carrasco, Dries Mertens, Romelu Lukaku
Italy: Gianluigi Donnarumma; Leonardo Spinazzola, Giorgio Chiellini, Leonardo Bonucci, Giovanni Di Lorenzo; Jorginho, Manuel Locatelli, Nicolo Barella; Domenico Berardi, Lorenzo Insigne, Ciro Immobile
Referee: Slavko Vincic (Slovenia)
Players to Watch Out For
Given how close and tough the tie is, Italians are slightly ahead of the Belgians in terms of experience and team game.
Prediction: Belgium 0-1 Italy.
Odds and Picks
Pick of the day is Italy, the 2006 World Champions.
Belgium win: 3.40
Italy win: 2.40
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