Spain vs Italy

Spain vs Italy predictions, live streaming free ahead of Thursday’s Euro 2024 Group B clash in Gelsenkirchen. Italy’s defence of the title faces a stern test against a Spanish side that produced a 3-0 win over Croatia in their opening game.

Two heavyweights of European football step into the ring on Thursday evening, as Spain and Italy aim to secure a place in Euro 2024’s knockout phase.

Spain: Simon; Carvajal, Le Normand, Nacho, Cucurella; Pedri, Rodri, Ruiz; Yamal, Morata, Williams
Italy: Donnarumma; Di Lorenzo, Bastoni, Calafiori, Dimarco; Jorginho, Barella; Frattesi, Pellegrini, Chiesa; Scamacca

Spain vs Italy Head to head

  • Spain won nine, drew one, and lost one of the last eleven games.
  • Spain have beaten Italy 2-1 on each occasion they have met since the Euro 2020 finals
  • Italy have lost four of their seven games against top-10-ranked nations since 2022
  • Italy’s back line looked vulnerable in a 2-1 win over Albania on the opening day.
  • Spain won three of the previous four head-to-head games against Italy.

Spain vs Italy Predictions

Spain and Italy will be bidding to seal a place in the knockout phase of Euro 2024 when the familiar foes clash in a pivotal Group B game in Gelsenkirchen on Thursday.

Now meeting for the fifth straight Euros, they have been familiar foes in the Nations League too, and La Roja’s run of success over the Azzurri could continue.

As for the Azzurri, they don’t have any fresh injury concerns. Nicolo Barella was passed fit ahead of the opening game, managing to find the back of the net on the occasion.