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Love Island delayed as England face Italy in Euro 2020 final

Love Island has been rescheduled to accommodate England v Italy.

Love Island Casa Amor
ITV
Published: Friday, 9th July 2021 at 10:59 am

ITV has confirmed Sunday's episode of Love Island will be pushed back to the later start time of 10pm on ITV2 to avoid clashing with the Euro 2020 final, England v Italy.

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The reality dating show was also pushed to a later start time earlier this week, when Love Island was rescheduled due to the England v Denmark Euro 2020 semi-final.

However, the Wednesday night game went into extra time, meaning that the two shows still ended up clashing.

Love Island recently hit headlines following a breach of security, when an intruder had to be removed from the Love Island villa.

Luckily the trespasser didn't come into contact with any islanders, which would have compromised the show's "sanitised sex bubble".

ITV's statement read: "Last night a security breach was identified, and an intruder was removed from the villa with immediate effect. The safety of both our islanders and our production crew remains our primary concern.

“As part of our stringent COVID safety measures, the villa area that was trespassed has been fully deep cleaned before being made accessible again to the islanders and crew.”

In the most recent episodes, new islanders Lucinda Strafford and Millie Court have caused a stir among their fellow contestants, while their arrival has coincided with several breakups among the couples.

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