Italy vs Austria LIVE: Euro 2020 team news, line-ups and more tonight

Italy are taking on Austria at Wembley in the last-16 of Euro 2020. The Azzurri’s sparkling start to the championship has established Roberto Mancini’s side as one of the favourites, but the Austrians are into the knockout phase for the first time ever after finally ending their Euros drought with two group-stage wins.

Mancini managed to keep his team’s momentum going despite eight changes to the previous starting XI to claim maximum points against Wales after back-to-back 3-0 victories over Turkey and Switzerland. Their prize for winning Group A is a place in the more challenging side of the draw, as they will face Belgium or Portugal in the next round and then potentially France, Spain or Croatia in a semi-final. The four-time world champions have now recorded 10 straight wins and have not lost since 2018. In fact, the last time Italy failed to keep a clean sheet was in a 1-1 draw with the Netherlands last October – over 1,000 minutes of football ago.

Austria will tackle their first knockout fixture in European Championship history with few fans present in London due to quarantine restrictions. They defeated Ukraine 1-0 last time out and coach Franco Foda is excited about his team’s chances of progressing beyond the first knockout round of a major tournament for the first time since the 1982 World Cup. Follow all the latest updates below following the conclusion of Wales vs Denmark.

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Euro 2020: Wales 0 – 2 Denmark

76 mins: Wales break on the counter-attack but Ramsey’s pass out to Bale is off target and it forces the captain out wide. He sends a cross into the box but it’s dealt with by Denmark.

Euro 2020: Wales 0 – 2 Denmark

73 mins: Denmark aren’t in any hurry to manoeuvre the ball. Stryger receives it on the right side and swings a dangerous cross into the box. Cornelius pops up to attack the ball but he’s beaten to it by Mepham who heads it clear for Wales.

Euro 2020: Wales 0 – 2 Denmark

70 mins: Kasper Dolberg is taken off for Denmark. His two goals are sending his team into the quarter-finals as things stand. There’s a huge standing ovation from the Denamrk fans as he exits the pitch for Andreas Cornelius.

Euro 2020: Wales 0 – 2 Denmark

67 mins: Maehle takes the ball into the Wales box but can’t find a way past Williams. He passes it back to Jensen who cuts onto his left foot and swings a shot at the back post. It’s a great effort but just goes wide. Worrying signs for Wales.

Euro 2020: Wales 0 – 2 Denmark

64 mins: Bale launches a long throw into the penalty area and Rodon wins the header. The ball drops to Joe Allen who whacks one on the volley and sends the shot just over the crossbar. Decent effort.

Euro 2020: Wales 0 – 2 Denmark

62 mins: Harry Wilson gives the ball away to Jannik Vestergaard in the middle of the pitch and he drives forward. The Denmark defender takes a shot from range that bobbles in front of Danny Ward but the Welsh goalkeeper is able to cling onto the shot.

Euro 2020: Wales 0 – 2 Denmark

60 mins: A snap shot from the edge of the box by Dan James wins Wales a throw in after Christensen’s block sends the ball out of play.

Harry Wilson replaces Joe Morrell for Wales.

Thomas Delaney and Mikkel Damsgaard are replaced with Mathias Jensen and Christian Norgaard for Denmark.

Euro 2020: Wales 0 – 2 Denmark

57 mins: It doesn’t need saying but I will anyway. Wales need the next goal, if they concede again that’s their tournament over.

They create a three-on-three break with Aaron Ramsey storming down the right with the ball. Bale and Moore are up with him but the cross into the box is headed clear by Christensen. He’s been top quality so far tonight for Denmark.

Euro 2020: Wales 0 – 2 Denmark

54 mins: Better from Wales. Joe Morrell knocks the ball into the box and Dan James sends it out to Neco Williams. He delivers a nice cross and picks out Gareth Bale but he leans back during his header and the effort goes wide of the near post.

Euro 2020: Wales 0 – 2 Denmark

51 mins: VAR got involved again to check the goal. This time they looked to see if the ball had gone out of play on its way up to Braithwaite but it didn’t. The challenge of Moore isn’t checked and the goal stands for Denmark.

Wales have a mountain to climb now.

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