Preview: Turkey vs. Italy – prediction, team news, lineups

Turkey face Italy in Rome in the opening game of UEFA EURO 2020 – Italy are unbeaten in 27 fixtures and will have the home advantage at the Olimpico in Rome, with Turkey looking to avoid defeat in their first match of a EURO

Possible line-ups

Turkey: Uğurcan Çakır; Zeki Çelik, Merih Demiral, Çağlar Söyüncü, Umut Meraş; Okay Yokuşlu, Ozan Tufan, Hakan Çalhanoğlu, Kenan; Cengiz Ünder, Burak Yılmaz

Italy: Donnarumma; Florenzi, Bonucci, Chiellini, Spinazzola; Barella, Jorginho, Locatelli; Berardi, Immobile, Insigne.

Next up

Turkey vs Wales – Wednesday 16 June, Baku
Italy vs Switzerland – Wednesday 16 June, Rome

Euro 2020 kick-starts in June 2021 with 51 matches after the tournament was postponed last summer, due to the COVID pandemic but they will go ahead with fans in stadiums across the continent.

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