Tomorrow night at Wembley the final between Mancini’s blues and Southgate’s Lions
The wait is almost over tomorrow Italy-England will be the last act of Euro 2020: the grand final of Wembley will decide who will succeed Portugal in the roll of honor of the Europeans. The Southgate Lions will count on the support of the public but the Azzurri have shown that they know how to play well and suffer, a balanced challenge to be experienced. Follow the Italy-England eve in real time!
11:30 ZOFF: “WE CAN BEAT THEM”
“They play at home, with the public, so we can also give them as favorites. But we can beat them, because we are absolutely not inferior, on the contrary. We have quality, experience, character. We can win, I have great confidence”, said Dino Zoff, hero of the Mundial ’82, in an interview with ‘Corriere della Sera. “The numbers don’t lie, Roberto has done an extraordinary job, but I had no doubts it would go like this. He is an experienced coach, he knows football, he has also gained experience abroad. His management of the group is exceptional. I hope he will stay for a long time. , continuity is key, “he added.
11.10 THE BLUES FLY TO LONDON
Roberto Mancini’s Italian national team left the Coverciano headquarters to reach the Florence airport and leave with a charter flight to London, in view of the Euro 2020 final against England, scheduled for tomorrow evening at 21 a Wembley. Landing in Luton is expected around 12.30 local time. At 6.15 pm the press conference of coach Mancini and captain Giorgio Chiellini is scheduled.
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10:45 MANCINI-BRAVEHEART: SCOTLAND (AND THE REST OF EUROPE) TIFA FOR US
Scotland will cheer for Italy. According to a poll among the readers of the Scottish independence newspaper ‘The National’, 84% said they will support Italy in the final, with only 8% supporting England and 4% neutral. On the front page, the newspaper publishes a photomontage with the blue Roberto Mancini with his face painted in Braveheart style and the title: ‘Save us, you are our only hope’. And again: ‘We could not stand another 55 years of’ them ‘boasting’.
Italy-England: Wembley all English, but Europe supports Azzurri
10:25 AM IN ROME, MAXI SCREEN BUT NO ALCOHOL
There is little time left for the match that, tomorrow, will see Italy and England face off at Wembley stadium, for the final of the European football championships. In Rome, the ‘fan zone’ in Piazza del Popolo has been confirmed, for a maximum of 2,500 people, who will be able to follow the event from the big screen, upon free booking on the euro2020roma.com website. Fans with electronic tickets will be ‘channeled’ to their station to avoid crowds. There are no health restrictions for Covid, i.e. there will be no need to present the greenpass or the negative result of the swab: the due spacing or mask will suffice. The Italy-England final can also be watched on the big screen of the ‘fan zone’ in via dei Fori Imperiali. The Media Center will be on the Pincio terrace. As regards the restrictions, a ban on the administration and take-away of alcoholic beverages was ordered from 7 on Sunday to 12 on Monday for the shops in the center adjacent to the ‘fan zone’. From 10.30 pm on Sunday to 3 am on Monday, surface public transport is also suspended: no buses and trams. From 9pm on Sunday, traffic stop around the Circus Maximus in order not to disturb the activities scheduled at the Opera House.