Italy vs Spain LIVE: Stream, score, TV channel – Pellegrini goal sets up dramatic finish as Italy's run hangs in balance

Italy vs Spain LIVE: Stream, score, TV channel – Pellegrini goal sets up dramatic finish as Italy's run hangs in balance

SPAIN head to Italy looking to avenge a Euro 2020 semi-final defeat and claim some silverware of their own.

La Roja were edged out by the Azzurri on penalties at Wembley after the teams played out a 1-1 draw over 120 minutes.

And they now meet on Italian soil in another semi – that of the Uefa Nations League.

Italy were unbeaten as they topped a group containing Netherlands, Poland and Bosnia back in 2019.

Spain meanwhile clinched top spot with a memorable 6-0 hammering of Germany.

  • Kick-off: 7.45pm
  • TV/ live stream: Sky Sports Football
  • Italy XI: Donnarumma, Di Lorenzo, Verratti, Jorginho, Insigne, Emerson, Chiesa, Barella, Bonucci, Bernardeschi, Bastoni
  • Spain XI: Unai Simon, Azpilicueta, Pau Torres, Sergio Busquets, Koke, Gavi, Ferran Torres, Alonso, Laporte, Oyarzabal, Sarabia.

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  • Sam Dymond

    ITALY 1-2 SPAIN

    90+4. A clash of heads between Kean and Laporte brings the physios on to the field, and may mean the the game is now up.

    That said, when both players recover, Italy will have the free-kick approximately 40 yards from goal.

  • Sam Dymond

    ITALY 1-2 SPAIN

    90+2. A sensational challenge from Di Lorenzo keeps Italy in the tie.

    The right-back times his tackle inside the box to perfection to deny Gil from laying on a killer goal.

    Still they hope.

  • Sam Dymond

    ITALY 1-2 SPAIN

    90. The fourth official's board goes up to indicate five minutes and that too lifts the home crowd.

  • Sam Dymond

    ITALY 1-2 SPAIN

    89. Oyarzabal clashes with Calabria, and he becomes the latest player to see yellow. I've lost count of how many cautions that is now.

    It's amazing we've only had the one red.

  • Sam Dymond

    ITALY 1-2 SPAIN

    86. Hopes of the latest Italian attack developing into something sensational are quickly dashed when Chiesa concedes an unnecessary free-kick.

  • Sam Dymond

    ITALY 1-2 SPAIN

    85. The Azzurri are desperately trying to get numbers and the ball forward.

    Spain are trying to keep hold of possession, but there is a renewed energy about the Italians. They want to keep their unbeaten run going.

    What a finish this is, and it's one we didn't expect.

  • Sam Dymond

    ITALY 1-2 SPAIN

    82. Well! Well! Well! Nobody saw this coming!

    Italy break out of defence from a Spain corner, and when Yeremi Pino undersells his header back to Pau Torres, Federico Chiesa nips in to leave himself clean through on goal.

    The Juventus man does all the running to face up to Unai Simon, but at the last moment lays a pass right to leave Lorenzo Pellegrini with a simple tap in.

    The Italians grab the ball and make for the centre circle and, all of a sudden, the San Siro has come to life.

    Game on!

  • Sam Dymond

    GOOOOOOOOAAAAAAAAAALLLLLL!!
    LORENZO PELLEGRINI PULLS ONE BACK!!

  • Sam Dymond

    ITALY 0-2 SPAIN

    82. Locatelli goes into the book. The midfielder is penalised for a foul on Yeremi.

  • Sam Dymond

    ITALY 0-2 SPAIN

    79. Wonderful footwork from Yeremi, who glides beyond two Italians on theright.

    His cross into Alonso isn't bad either, and neither is the subsequent save from Donnarumma once the Chelsea man gets his shot away.

    Bryan Gil tries to follow up to knock in the loose ball, but desperate defending denies the Spain substitute.

  • Sam Dymond

    ITALY 0-2 SPAIN

    76. Bryan Gil nearly makes an immediate impact but can't beat Donnarumma to a through ball and Italy survive.

  • Sam Dymond

    ITALY 0-2 SPAIN

    75. A double Spain change will eat up a few more seconds, and interrupt any flow that the Italians are trying to build.

    Mikel Merino and Bryan Gil are the players on with Koke and Pablo Sarabia making way.

  • Sam Dymond

    ITALY 0-2 SPAIN

    72. Busquets is caught in possession, and is should spark an Italy chance.

    Kean brings play forward to the edge of the area but with options to either side, he overcooks his pass and it allows Spain to fall back into position.

  • Sam Dymond

    ITALY 0-2 SPAIN

    72. A fifth and final substitution for the Italians brings Davide Calabria into the action. The Milan defender is on for Nicolo Barella.

  • Sam Dymond

    ITALY 0-2 SPAIN

    70. Italy haven't had much experience of losing in the last couple of years, and their behaviour here shows that they're not very good at it.

    Their players react furiously to a 50-50 challenge involving Yeremi and Locatelli, clearly trying to prompt the referee into taking action against the young Spain substitute.

    It works too, Yeremi is shown a yellow card.

  • Sam Dymond

    ITALY 0-2 SPAIN

    68. Gavi nearly marks an unforgettable night by weaving his way into the penalty area, only to be unbalanced at the final moment by the experience of strength of Chiellini.

    There are half-hearted claims for a spotkick, but there's really little in the challenge.

  • Sam Dymond

    ITALY 0-2 SPAIN

    66. Italy have made their fourth change, by the way.

    Jorginho's night of scowling at a 17-year-old is over. He is replaced by Lorenzo Pellegrini.

  • Sam Dymond

    ITALY 0-2 SPAIN

    65. Pablo Sarabia is the latest player to go into the book. He catches Chiellini with a high boot.

  • Sam Dymond

    ITALY 0-2 SPAIN

    63. It should be three!

    Some superb old-fashioned wingplay from Yeremi, who tricks his way past his man and then crosses from the byline.

    Oyarzabal is up highest at the far post to meet, but knocks his header wide of a gaping goal.

  • Sam Dymond

    ITALY 0-2 SPAIN

    61. A rare moment of excitement for the home fans as Chiesa plunders his way in on goal to smash a shot off the outside of the post from an acute angle.

    It's only then that the offside flag goes up against the Napoli forward.

  • Sam Dymond

    ITALY 0-2 SPAIN

    58. Roberto Mancini makes a double substitution, perhaps knowing that the game is up. Key men Marco Verratti and Lorenzo Insigne are given a breather with Manuel Locatelli and Moises Kean introduced to the action,.

  • Sam Dymond

    ITALY 0-2 SPAIN

    57. Chiellini hasn't given up on the fight. The veteran Italian sub throws himself on the line to block Koke's short.

  • Sam Dymond

    ITALY 0-2 SPAIN

    55. The visitors are toying with their opponents here, and come close to opening up Italy for a third. Oyarzabal shows he's more effective in creating that scoring by blasting wide.

  • Sam Dymond

    ITALY 0-2 SPAIN

    53. Many feel Italy have been architects of their own downfall this evening, but Spain have been great. Just really, really good.

    They also impressed at Wembley after a unconvincing run to the Euro semi-finals, but look set to to get their reward this evening barring something miraculous.

  • Sam Dymond

    ITALY 0-2 SPAIN

    51. Granted, this Spain outfit aren't of the calibre of other incarnations from the past 20 years, but they still head the list of international sides you do not want to face when two goals and one man down.

    Italy cannot get hold of the ball.

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