Italy vs Czech Republic: Live stream, TV channel, kick-off time, team news for TONIGHT'S Euro 2020 warm-up match

ITALY face Czech Republic as part of their pre-Euro 2020 preparations tonight.

The Azzurri get their tournament underway on June 11 in the tournament's first game against Turkey.

Czech Republic meanwhile will face both England and Scotland, as well as Croatia.

What time does Italy vs Czech Republic kick-off?

  • Italy's friendly clash with Czech Republic will be get underway from 7.45pm UK time on Friday, June 4.
  • The game will take place at the Renato Dall'Ara Stadium in Bologna, Italy.
  • There will be a limited amount of fans in attendance at the clash because of coronavirus restrictions.

What channel is it and can it be live streamed?

  • Italy vs Czech Republic will be shown live on Sky Sports Football.
  • You can live stream the action from the NOW TV or Sky Go apps, both of which are available for download onto your mobile, device, tablet or Smart TV.

Team news

For Italy, Stefano Sensi is not expected to start the game because of an adductor injury while Francesco Acerbi is out with ligament damage.

Marco Verratti has a knee problem which means he is also unlikely to start the game.

Jorginho and Emerson Palmeiri are available following their Champions League final win with Chelsea but only the latter should start.

For the Czech Republic, Patrik Schick will be starting up front while West Ham's Tomas Soucek should get the nod in midfield.


  • Italy – 4/7
  • Draw – 14/5
  • Czech Republic – 15/4

*Odds courtesy of Paddy Power and correct at time of publication.

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    Welcome to our live coverage of the international friendly match between Italy and the Czech Republic at the Renato Dall'Ara Stadium ahead of the delayed Euro 2020 competition, where both nations will be competing.

    Azzurri manager Roberto Mancini has called up Inter Milan ace Stefano Sensi even though the midfielder is still suffering from an adductor injury.

    But ex-Manchester City boss Mancini is still dealing with some concerns as Lazio player Francesco Acerbi has been out with sprained ligaments.

    Paris Saint-Germain star Marco Verratti is also raising some question marks as he still needs to overcome a knee issue, and is unlikely to start against the Czechs.

    Chelsea duo Jorginho and Emerson Palmieri are now available for action after being involved in the Champions League Final last Saturday against City, but the former is offered some extra rest ahead of the summer's Euros.

    Czech Republic manager Jaroslav Silhavy will be missing Slavia Prague ace Lukas Provod as the midfielder is out with a knee injury.

    And of course, Silhavy won't have Slavia Prague player Ondrej Kudela available as the controversial defender is banned and serving a 10-match suspension for racially abusing Rangers midfielder Glen Kamara in March.

    Kudela is contesting his punishment for using racist language in the Europa League match against the Scottish champions at Ibrox



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