What time is kick off on Sunday and how to watch live at Wembley

What are England’s outcomes to this point?

What have the Italy squad mentioned?

By James Ducker

Leonardo Bonucci believes Italy’s veteran rearguard must be at their easiest to silence England’s vibrant younger assault.

Italy have stored 23 clear sheets throughout an unbeaten 33-match run to Sunday’s Euro 2020 last towards England at Wembley.

However Bonucci – who has fashioned a formidable central defensive pairing together with his Juventus team-mate and pal, Giorgio Chiellini – admits they are going to be in for a tricky check towards Harry Kane, Raheem Sterling and a bunch of proficient kids Gareth Southgate can draw from, together with Phil Foden, Jadon Sancho, Bukayo Saka, Marcus Rashford and Jack Grealish.

“It’s kids versus veterans, let’s say,” Bonucci, 34, mentioned. “So, sure, the English forwards are very sturdy and nice gamers so we are going to have to be very cautious in our defence and the entire group should be very cautious.

“We all know how they will carry difficulties for us so we’ll have to pay a whole lot of consideration to the tempo, and to the quickness of their forwards like Harry Kane and others.”

Jose Mourinho claimed after Manchester United misplaced 1-0 to Juventus in 2018 that Bonucci and Chiellini, 36, may give Harvard College courses on be a central defender and the pair have undermined Italy’s march to the ultimate.

However Bonucci believes they must show that at Wembley and says Italy can have a tricky time towards England’s personal defence.

“The reward acquired from Jose Mourinho was a fantastic pleasure for me,” mentioned Bonucci, who is because of go on vacation with Chiellini on Wednesday. “Such reward is written in stone, it might’t be touched, however I have to concentrate on the sport as a result of we at all times have to point out that we’re sturdy, that we’re a group and we wish to show it towards England, which has a fantastic defence.

“I mentioned through the qualifiers that England was one of many candidates to win the Euros. They’ve conceded only a few photographs, they’ve two nice gamers like [Harry] Maguire and [John] Stones, who made Manchester United and Manchester Metropolis nice, so we might want to pay a whole lot of consideration as a defence, and we are going to have to be very good, in an effort to rating towards this nice defence.”

What are the percentages?

  • England – 4/5
  • Italy – 10/11

View the newest Euro 2021 betting offers

What’s our prediction?

Italy have appeared the strongest group all through the event and their mighty defence takes some beating. However England, with 67,000 followers behind them, shall be troublesome to beat. It’s going to be tight, it’s going to be nervy… nevertheless it’s England’s to lose. England 2 Italy 1 (AET).



Inter Reviewed is an automatic aggregator of the all world’s media. In each content, the hyperlink to the primary source is specified. All trademarks belong to their rightful owners, all materials to their authors. If you are the owner of the content and do not want us to publish your materials, please contact us by email – admin@interreviewed.com. The content will be deleted within 24 hours.

Related Articles

Back to top button