The UEFA Euro 2020 is kicking off this Friday at 8pm (GMT) with the Turkey vs. Italy Match. The game will be broadcast on BBC One with coverage starting at 7:00pm. You can also tune in on BBC iPlayer. Despite the fact that Italy is unbeaten against Turkey in all competitions, it is the hosts who should edge it. There are plenty of reasons to believe that Italy will take the trophy this year.
The Italians have a good history against Turkey. They were the finalists at the 2004 World Cup, losing the final to France and advancing to the group stage. However, this tournament has been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic, so it is essential that Italy win the opening game. They have not conceded a goal since the tournament began in 1994, and they are considered one of the toughest opponents in the tournament.
Turkey is a strong team that has won eight of their last 11 matches against Italy. In their qualifying campaign, they beat Moldova 2-0 and the Czech Republic 4-0. The Italian team has been a bit experimental recently, but their best formation is a 4-4-2. They have not played each other since the coronavirus outbreak. The Turkish squad has not lost a match in the past year and are hoping to continue their form