Euro 2020, Italy vs Spain semifinal: Team news, Predicted XIs

EURO 2020: One of Italy or Spain will seal its spot in the final at Wembley on Sunday, by clinching the semifinal on Tuesday.

Italy has looked impressive so far, but will face a big test against Spain on Tuesday.   -  AP

Italy and Spain will clash in the first semifinal of the Euro 2020 on Tuesday at London's Wembley Stadium.

Both teams are coming off contrasting quarterfinal wins over Belgium and Switzerland, respectively, and will be eager to book its place in Sunday's final at the same venue.

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The one expected change for Italy will be in the left-back role, where it will miss the services of Leonardo Spinazzola, who was ruled out because of an Achilles tendon injury that he sustained against Belgium.

For Spain, Pablo Sarabia, who suffered a tear to his abductor muscle in his right leg, will miss out on a fourth successive start and Dani Olmo is likely to take his place.

Here is how both teams could line-up for the fixture:

Italy: Gianluigi Donnarumma; Giovanni Di Lorenzo, Leonardo Bonucci, Giorgio Chiellini, Emerson Palmieri; N. Barella, Jorginho, Marco Verratti; Federico Chiesa, Ciro Immobile, Lorenzo Insigne

Spain: Unai Simon, Cesar Azpilicueta, P. Torres, A. Laporte, Jordi Alba, Sergio Busquets, Pedri, Koke, Ferran Torres, Alvaro Morata, Dani Olmo


Italy: Goalkeepers: Gianluigi Donnarumma, Alex Meret, Salvatore Sirigu

Defenders: Francesco Acerbi, Alessandro Bastoni, Leonardo Bonucci, Giorgio Chiellini, Giovanni Di Lorenzo, Emerson Palmieri, Alessandro Florenzi, Leonardo Spinazzola, Rafael Toloi

Midfielders: Nicolo Barella, Bryan Cristante, Jorginho, Manuel Locatelli, Lorenzo Pellegrini, Matteo Pessina, Marco Verratti, Federico Bernardeschi, Federico Chiesa

Forwards: Andrea Belotti, Domenico Berardi, Ciro Immobile, Lorenzo Insigne, Giacomo Raspadori

Spain: Goalkeepers: David de Gea, Unai Simon, Robert Sanchez

Defenders: Jose Gaya, Jordi Alba, Pau Torres, Aymeric Laporte (Manchester City), Eric Garcia, Diego Llorente, Cesar Azpilicueta

Midfielders: Thiago Alcantara, Sergio Busquets, Koke, Marcos Llorente, Dani Olmo, Rodri, Fabian Ruiz, Pablo Sarabia, Ferran Torres, Adama Traore

Forwards: Alvaro Morata, Gerard Moreno, Mikel Oyarzabal, Pedri

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