Welcome to Sportstar’s LIVE weblog of the EURO 2020 opening match between Turkey and Italy on the Stadio Olimpico in Rome.
Italy XI: Gianluigi Donnarumma; Alessandro Florenzi, Leonardo Bonucci, Giorgio Chiellini, Leonardo Spinazzola; Nicolo Barella, Jorginho, Manuel Locatelli; Domenico Berardi, Ciro Motionless, Lorenzo Insigne
Turkey XI: Ugurcan Cakir; Zeki Celik, Caglar Soyuncu, Merih Demiral, Umut Meras; Okay Yokuslu, Kenan Karaman, Ozan Tufan, Yusuf Yazici, Hakan Calhanoglu; Burak Yilmaz
11.15 pm: A brand new-look Italian crew appears to be like the favorite to high a reasonably balanced Group A at Euro 2020, which additionally has Turkey, Switzerland and Wales. After failing to make it to the 2018 World Cup, the Azzuri rebounded in type by successful all of their qualifying matches for the Euro championship. To know extra about Group A, learn Amitabha Das Sharma’s preview right here. READ
11 pm: Crew specifics matter. Not like golf equipment, nations cannot purchase made-to-order footballers to plug holes. Nonetheless, it is going to be a pity if one other Euro passes by missing in incident, with out arresting the pattern of drained, laboured soccer. N. Sudarshan writes within the Sportstar journal on how soccer has modified for the reason that 2016 Euros. READ
Listed below are the expected XIs for the sport.
Italy predicted XI: Gianluigi Donnarumma; Alessandro Florenzi, Leonardo Bonucci, Giorgio Chiellini, Leonardo Spinazzola; Nicolo Barella, Jorginho, Manuel Locatelli; Domenico Berardi, Ciro Motionless, Lorenzo Insigne
Turkey predicted XI: Ugurcan Cakir; Zeki Celik, Caglar Soyuncu, Merih Demiral, Umut Meras; Okay Yokuslu, Kenan Karaman, Ozan Tufan, Yusuf Yazici, Hakan Calhanoglu; Burak Yilmaz
Group A’s Italy takes on Turkey within the opening match of the European Championships on the Stadio Olimpico in Rome on Friday. The kick off is scheduled on at 12.30 am IST (Saturday).
The match was rescheduled from final 12 months after the coronavirus outbreak and is being performed for the primary time all throughout the continent, with 11 cities from as far aside as Seville to Baku internet hosting matches.
Italy and Turkey are grouped with Wales and Switzerland.
Watch UEFA EURO 2020 LIVE on Sony Ten 2 (English) and Sony Ten 4 (Tamil & Telugu) channels from June 12.
Goalkeepers: Gianluigi Donnarumma, Alex Meret, Salvatore Sirigu; Defenders: Francesco Acerbi, Alessandro Bastoni, Leonardo Bonucci, Giorgio Chiellini, Giovanni Di Lorenzo, Emerson Palmieri, Alessandro Florenzi, Leonardo Spinazzola, Rafael Toloi; Midfielders: Nicolo Barella, Bryan Cristante, Jorginho, Manuel Locatelli, Lorenzo Pellegrini, Matteo Pessina, Marco Verratti, Federico Bernardeschi, Federico Chiesa; Forwards: Andrea Belotti, Domenico Berardi, Ciro Motionless, Lorenzo Insigne, Giacomo Raspadori
Goalkeepers: Altay Bayındır, Ugurcan Cakır, Mert Gunok; Defenders: Kaan Ayhan, Zeki Celik, Merih Demiral, Ozan Kabak, Umut Meras, Mert Muldur, Caglar Soyuncu, Rıdvan Yılmaz; Midfielders: Taylan Antalyalı, Hakan Calhanoglu, Halil Dervişoglu, Irfan Can Kahveci, Orkun Kokcu, Abdulkadir Omur, Dorukhan Tokoz, Ozan Tufan, Okay Yokuslu; Forwards: Kerem Akturkoglu, Kenan Karaman, Enes Unal, Cengiz Underneath, Yusuf Yazıcı, Burak Yılmaz