After 55 years of waiting, it's finally here: England in a major international final once again.


Just as in the iconic World Cup Final of 1966, the Euro 2020 final is being played at Wembley, and England fans up and down the country will be hoping for a similar result to that famous triumph.

Harry Kane will lead Gareth Southgate's side out for the match and, as well as hoping for a winners' medal, there's a chance the striker could still walk away with the Golden Boot – he currently sits just one goal behind Cristiano Ronaldo at the top of the pecking order.

The importance of individual honours pales in comparison to the trophy itself though, and it will certainly not be easy for England to beat Roberto Mancini's Italy, who have been in fine form throughout the tournament.

Italy have never been beaten by England in a major tournament, and with this being their tenth appearance in a final at a major tournament (compared to two for England), the nation knows all about the big occasion.

However, with home advantage on their side and a host of talented players in great form, England have every chance of winning the final tonight – even if it ends up going all the way to dreaded penalties. has rounded up everything you need to know about how to watch Italy v England on TV and online. Plus, check out Italy v England's head-to-head record ahead of the final and find out who will win Euro 2020 according to the odds.

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When is Italy v England on TV?

Italy v England takes place today, Sunday 11th July 2021 and will be broadcast live on TV.

Check out our live football on TV guide for the latest times and information, plus find out how to watch Euro 2020 on TV.

What time is kick-off?

Italy v England will kick off at 8pm today at Wembley.

The Euro 2020 final occupies the later time slot, which was also used for the semi-finals earlier in the week.

As it's on London soil, that's 8pm BST for the many of us tuning in from the UK.

Which TV channel is Italy v England on?

Fans can tune in to watch the game for free on BBC One and ITV. Coverage begins on the BBC at 6:20pm, while ITV's begins at 6:30pm.

Games have been split between ITV and BBC throughout the tournament with every single moment of every match being broadcast on free-to-air TV.

How to live stream Italy v England online: Can you watch the Euro 2020 final on ITV Hub and BBC iPlayer?

Tonight's Euro 2020 final is available to watch live via BBC iPlayer and ITV Hub.

You can live stream on a range of devices including laptops, smartphones and tablets.

Italy v England team news

Italy: Italy are still without defender Leonardo Spinazzola after he ruptured his Achilles tendon playing against Belgium, and he will be out for several months.

Chelsea’s Emerson Palmieri put in an impressive shift against Spain in his place and will be expected to do so again today.

Ciro Immobile is likely to lead the attack with Federico Chiesa and Lorenzo Insigne on either flank.

England: Bukayo Saka returned to the starting XI against Denmark after missing the Ukraine quarter-final but is not expected to retain his starting spot. Reports suggest Kieran Trippier will take the place of Saka in the starting XI.

Jack Grealish and Phil Foden will both be pushing for starts after coming off the bench against Denmark, as will Jordan Henderson in the middle of the park.

The defence and attack will remain the same with Harry Kane leading the line once again.

Predicted starting XI: Pickford, Shaw; Walker; Stones; Maguire; Trippier; Rice; Phillips; Mount; Sterling; Kane

Italy v England odds

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bet365 odds: Italy (15/8) Draw (2/1) England (7/4)*

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Our prediction: Italy v England

Italy have never lost to England at a major finals but this is a Three Lions team playing without fear and a manager who gets the best out of his players.

Southgate's game plans have worked wonders so far but he might need a Plan B against Italy if, as expected, the Azzurri's defence leaves England's attackers isolated.

Both of the defences have been consistently strong throughout and Kane will be in for a difficult evening against Leonardo Bonucci and Giorgio Chiiellini.

But England's wing-backs, along with the pace and trickery of Raheem Sterling and Bukayo Saka, will get in behind Italy's defence and that is where Southgate's men can emerge victorious in a game of fine margins.

Our prediction: Italy 1-2 England (11/1 at bet365)

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