6:08am: Tonight’s matchup will feature two teams in excellent form. Turkey are unbeaten from their last six outings, having won four and drawn two of their recent fixtures.
Italy, however, are in ominously strong form heading into the tournament. They’ve won each of their last six matches, and will be hoping to kick off their Euro 2020 campaign with a seventh straight win tonight.
6:00pm: Good evening, and welcome to Express Sport’s live coverage of the opening match of Euro 2020, as Turkey take on Italy in Rome.
Per the draw, Turkey are technically the “home” side, but it’s Italy who will be playing on home soil, with the match taking place at the Stadio Olimpico in Rome.
We’ll bring you live updates throughout the night as we bring you the first night of 30 glorious days of top-level international football.