Turkey come against Italy at the Stadio Olimpico in Rome today, June 11, 2021, at 3:00 PM (ET) in the UEFA European Championship 2020 Group Stage. The team coached by Roberto Mancini has not conceded a goal in eight games, so the Turks will have a very tough challenge against one of the favorites to win Group A. Here, you will find everything there is to know about this Group A Matchday 1 soccer game, such as the preview, information, storylines, predictions, odds, and how to watch or live stream it in the US.
This will be their 12th overall meeting. Turkey are yet to claim a triumph in head-to-head clashes, while Italy have celebrated on eight occasions so far, and three matches have ended in a draw.
Their most recent game was played on November 15, 2006, and it ended in a 1-1 draw in a UEFA European Championship. It promises to be an even more exciting clash as these two countries clash for the first time in 14 years, this time at the Euro 2020.
Turkey vs Italy: Match Information
Date: Friday, June 11, 2021
Time: 3:00 PM (ET)
Location: Stadio Olimpico, Rome
Turkey vs Italy: Time By State in the U.S.
ET: 3:00 PM
CT: 2:00 PM
MT: 1:00 PM
PT: 12:00 PM
Turkey vs Italy: Storylines
Italy's men's national soccer team has featured in five International fixtures so far. They have played three World Cup Qualifiers in Group C, winning all of them. Roberto Mancini's side beat Northern Ireland, Bulgaria, and Lithuania, each with a final result of 2-0. Then, they faced San Marino in a friendly exhibition, cruising past them with a final result of 7-0, and the Czech Republic, winning again, this time with a final result of 4-0
Turkey have taken part in six international games in 2021, three World Cup Qualifiers, and three International Friendly games. They came against the Netherlands and shocked them 4-2, then they bet Norway 3-0, and drew 3-3 with Latvia at the WC Qualifiers. Next, they beat Azerbaijan 2-1, and Moldavia 2-0, while drawing 0-0 against Guniea.
These opponents have a 25-year-long history of clashes as their first one dates back to December 2, 1962, and it ended in a thrilling 6-0 triumph for Italy at the 1962 European Championship. Thanks to this exciting clash, we will see who gets to grab the first three points in Group A.
How To Watch Or Stream Live Free Turkey vs Italy in the U.S.
The 2020 UEFA European Championship opening match between Turkey and Italy, to be played on Friday, at the Stadio Olimpico in Rome, will be broadcasted on SiriusXM FC, TUDN USA, TUDN.com, Univision NOW, ESPN, TUDN App, Univision, TUDN Radio in the United States.
Turkey vs Italy: Predictions And Odds
All odds are in favor of Italy, FanDuel see them as the lone favorites and thus, they have given them -195 odds to claim their first victory in Group A. Turkey, meanwhile, have +650 odds to upset Roberto Mancini's players, while a tie would result in a +280 payout.
* Odds by FanDuel