Italy will host Belgium at the Allianz Stadium in Torino for the 2020-21 UEFA Nations League Third-place playoff today, October 10, 2021, at 9:00 AM (ET). Here, you will find everything you want to know about this decisive UEFA Nations League soccer game, such as the preview, information, storylines, predictions, odds, and how to watch it in the US.
This will be their 24th overall meeting. No surprises here as Italy are the firm favorites in head-to-head clashes, having celebrated a victory on exactly 15 occasions so far; Belgium have grabbed a triumph just four times to this day, and an equal number of four matches have ended in a draw.
Their most recent game was played on July 2, 2021, as the Italians went on to feature in the 2020 Euro Final thanks to the plain 1-0 win over the Red Devils in the semifinal. It promises to be an even more exciting clash as they meet for the first time since then in a duel that will determine the winner of the 2020-21 European Nations League third-place playoff.
Italy vs Belgium: Match Information
Date: Sunday, October 10, 2021
Time: 9:00 AM (ET)
Location: Allianz Stadium, Torino
Italy vs Belgium: Times by State in the US
ET: 9:00 AM
CT: 8:00 AM
MT: 7:00 AM
PT: 6:00 AM
Italy vs Belgium: Storylines
Roberto Mancini’s side ended on top of Group 1 with 12 points in six games during the Group Stage. They managed to claim three victories, and three draws to get to the UEFA Nations League Third-place playoff. They lost to Spain with a final result of 2-1 in the Semi-Finals.
Meanwhile, Roberto Martinez’s players set up a meeting with the Azzurri after finishing the Group Stage on top of Group 2 with 15 points in six games. They grabbed five triumphs, in addition to suffering only one loss. In the Playoffs, the Red Devils were defeated by France 3-2.
These opponents have a long history of clashes as their first one dates back to May 1st, 1913, and it ended in a 1-0 Italy win in an International Friendly. Thanks to this exciting clash, we will see who will get to take third place at the UEFA Nations League 2020-21.
How to watch or live stream online Italy vs Belgium in the U.S.
The 2020-21 UEFA Nations League third-place playoff game between Italy and Belgium, to be played today, at the Allianz Stadium in Torino, will be broadcasted by UniMás, TUDN USA, Univision NOW, ESPNU, TUDN.com, TUDN App in the United States.
Italy vs Belgium: Predictions and Odds
The odds are minimally in favor of Italy. FanDuel see them as the slight favorites and thus, they have given them -110 odds to finish in the third position. On the other hand, Belgium, have +260 odds to upset the favorites and triumph in the third-place playoffs, while a tie would result in a +240 payout.
* Odds via FanDuel